An indispensable guide for undergraduate, graduate, or seminary students, this book provides valuable insight into the best reference tools available for Bible research. Not only do the authors provide general information on atlases, concordances, lexicons, dictionaries, and the like, but they also evaluate their usefulness. Titles reviewed range from theologically conservative to theologically liberal in their orientation. Electronic databases are included within the scope of the book's coverage. A highly useful resource, the book will certainly find a permanent place on the desk of anyone involved with Bible research.
Cyril J. Barber is a retired Pastoral Counselor and Professor. Robert M. Krauss, Jr. is a retired U.S. Air Force Chaplain with a background in Library and Information Science.
Chapter 1 Foreword to the Second Edition Chapter 2 Foreword to the First Edition Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 4 Acknowledgements Chapter 5 Introduction Chapter 6 General Reference Works, Part 1 Chapter 7 General Reference Works, Part 2 Chapter 8 General Reference Works, Part 3 Chapter 9 Important Resources for Bible Study Chapter 10 The Use of Concordances Chapter 11 The Importance of Lexicons Chapter 12 Word Studies: Old Testament Chapter 13 Word Studies: New Testament Chapter 14 Online Searching Chapter 15 Specific Resource Tools: Indexes and Abstracts, Part 1 Chapter 16 Specific Resource Tools: Indexes and Abstracts, Part 2 Chapter 17 Bibliographies, Part 1 Chapter 18 Bibliographies, Part 2 Chapter 19 Unpublished Materials Chapter 20 Notes Chapter 21 Index Chapter 22 The Authors