Reference and study aids

The following are some of the websites for Bible studies that I have visited and found interesting. I must add, however, that this list is not intended to imply that I either endorse or am associated with these sites and views expressed (if any). We can respect and even learn from the opinions of others, without necessarily being in agreement. Sometimes, as iron sharpens iron, we need the stimulation of ideas and perspectives that challenge our own, to come to a deeper and richer understanding. This list will be revised as time goes on.

http://www.blueletterbible.org/lang/lexicon/lexicon.cfm?Strongs Blue Letter Bible Lexicons/ Strong’s etc.

http://www.tyndalehouse.com/links_Biblical.htm : A truly extensive resource of links for biblical research

http://www.earlychristianwritings.com/ Early church textual archive

http://biblos.com/ A vast resource for biblical studies

http://www.textexcavation.com/texts.html Search original source documents (Latin, Greek, Hebrew, etc.) – Simply superb!

http://www.lexilogos.com/english/greek_ancient_dictionary.htm Dictionaries of Ancient Greek

http://www.searchgodsword.org/ Resources – easy to use study aids, dictionaries, concordances, Bibles, etc.  (inc. Vulgate)

http://www.ntgateway.com Vast resource links to academic sites for biblical studies

http://www.tertullian.org/fathers/index.htm : Early Church Documents

http://www.sacred-texts.com/chr/index.htm Sacred texts archive: Christian, Jewish, Gnostic, etc, etc

http://www.newadvent.org/fathers/0103533.htm : A RC website for documents of church history

http://www.ccel.org Ethereal Christian Library (Calvin)/ Church Fathers, etc.

http://www.ccel.org/bible/brenton/ The LXX in Greek and English, Brenton, 1851

http://www.archive.org/details/texts Internet text archive

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook2.html : Ancient literature, etc.

http://www.christianbookshops.org.uk Book reviews, blog, information and comment from Phil Groom

NT Wright’s ‘The Cross and the Caricatures’ at Fulcrum

Ancient texts used by the authors of the book ‘Pierced for our Transgressions’ (a book supporting ‘Penal Substitution’)

http://www.jezusinons.nl A website of Ton de Ruiter (‘Jesus in us’: Dutch language)