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A guide to research on early Christian biblical interpretation
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Welcome to the research guide for patristic exegesis!  Here you will find resources to aid your research in early Christian biblical interpretation.  Most of the sources in this guide cover the patristic period from the New Testament to approximately 750 C.E.  This guide is divided into five resource categories, listed in the tabs above:

  1. General References:  Comprehensive reference works in Christianity for finding out basic information about a person or topic.
  2. Specialized References:  More in-depth reference books on patristics and biblical interpretation for further research.
  3. Databases:  Online databases for journal articles, chapters in books, and other materials on patristic exegesis.
  4. Journals:  Scholarly journals that publish articles and book reviews on patristic exegesis.
  5. Websites and Blogs:  Resources for full text of patristic writings and blogs about new publicatios and resources.

This is a work in progress.  Please feel free to direct any questions or comments to your Library Guide!


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Amazon.comDictionary of Biblical Interpretation, Encyclopedia of the Early Church (photo by Hossein Mashhadi), Handbook of Patristic Exegesis

American Theological Library Association:  ATLA Religion database

Barnes & NobleEncyclopedia of Early Christainity, Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, Patrology

BrillVigiliae Christianae

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Eerdmans The Church's Bible

InterVarsity PressAncient Christian Commentary on Scripture

Johns Hopkins University PressJournal of Early Christian Studies

Oxford JournalsJournal of Theological Studies

Religious and Theological Abstracts

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