Where are the Bible commentaries?

Use HOLLIS Advanced Search to locate commentaries and critical works about specific biblical books and passages.

  • Search in "Library Catalog" rather than the default search for "Everything".

  • Choose "Subject contains" rather than the default "Keyword contains"

  • Enter three keywords:

    1. The word "Bible"

    2. The book of the bible you are studying (e.g., Exodus)

    3. The word "commentaries" or "interpretation" (example search for commentaries on Matthew)

  • Refine your results using filters for language, year, topic

  • Add additional keywords for more precision (e.g. postcolonial, Hermeneia, or feminist)

For more information about commentary series, and other helpful tools for the Bible research, see Biblical Studies Resources (an AHTL Research Guide)

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