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Bible LITE - Introductory Sources: Finding Books

Only the most useful databases, reference tools and books for introductory level Biblical research.

Search CLICsearch for Individual Books/Parts of the Bible

Here are the three main patterns for searching the catalog by subject:

[name of book] AND commentaries
[name of book] AND criticism
[name of book] AND theology

Genesis AND theology
Pentateuch AND commentaries
Gospels AND commentaries 
John AND commentaries 
John AND criticism
John AND theology

Good simple keyword search terms

Bible people
Bible, study editions
Bible resources, children
Bible, study and teaching
Bible survey, adult
Bible Topics, adult
Biblical archaeology
Biblical women
Books of the Bible (see specific book)

CLICsearch book search

Results here are limited to books, ebooks, and book chapters.

Introduction to CLICsearch

Learn to use CLICsearch, St. Thomas Libraries' single search discovery that allows you to find thousands of resources using a single search box.

Subject Guide

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Betsy Polakowski

Theological Librarian / Collection Management Services

Subject Liaison to Theology, St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity

Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library

Sample Catalog Subject Searches

These searches are already done for you.  Try doing your own searches using the subject terms to the right....