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Religion *: Sacred Texts

This guide is designed to aid undergraduate students in their studies in all areas of religion.

Sacred Texts

There is an outstanding collection of sacred texts, commentaries, and secondary resources at the Internet Sacred Text Archive ( These texts are from older, but scholarly, translations. Check HOMER for newer translations and commentaries.

Cambridge History of the Bible. Peter R. Ackroyd, Ed. Cambridge: the University Press, 1963-1970.
3 volumes. Doheny and Leavey: BS445.C26. Also available in the Cambridge Histories Online.

The New Interpreter’s Bible: general articles and introduction, commentary and reflections for each book of the Bible, including the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical books. Nashville: Abington Press, 1994.
12 volumes plus index. Reference: BS491.2.N484 1994

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