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WRPR 128: Reading Sacred Texts (HC) Spring 2013: Contemporary Commentaries

Commentary Series

There are a number of commentary series.  Seven of the series that you will want to consult are listed below. Remember that the quality and usefulness of the individual volumes within a series may vary.  Also some of the series may not have volumes that cover every Biblical book.  To find the tri-college holdings of a series,  type in the name of the commentary series when doing a 'title' search in TRIPOD (I suggest you use Tripod Classic).  After obtaining the list of volumes in the series you can either scan through the list or do a "Limit" and then "Enter Limits" with the "Words in title" option using the name of the Biblical book that you are researching.

Sacra Pagina

Word Bibical Commentary

Anchor Bible (do a 'title' search for" Bible English Anchor Bible 1964")

Hermeneia

New International Greek Testament Commentary

Feminist Companion to the Bible

JPS Torah Commentary

Commentaries on individual books

To find commentaries do a Subject search in TRIPOD using the following format as examples:

Bible O T Genesis commentaries

Bible N T Romans commentaries

Feminist Commentaries