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Historical Jesus: Finding Articles

Examines the life of Jesus of Nazareth and considers how much the historian is able to reconstruct the life of Jesus using the historical method.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials Plus

Articles in Basic Index: Good Starting Place


Old and New Testament Abstracts


Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature (journals) across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. It includes most peer-reviewed online journals. Use FIND IT@UST Libraries to get the full-text if not available in Google Scholar.

Google Scholar Search

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Oxford Index