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This page is compiled and updated by Revd Dr Bill Goodman. Feedback and suggestions are welcome.
In this section
Useful Resources for Church Leaders, Groups and Individuals
Home Groups – Bible Study – a large variety of Bible studies for home groups.
The Visual Commentary on Scripture – a free online publication that provides theological commentary on the Bible in dialogue with works of art.
The Lumo Project – videos of all the gospels in full using the Biblical text.
Unlock Bible Resources – study resources for the text-shy culture.
Characters of the Bible – a series of Bible studies on the men and women of scripture.
She Too Podcast – a seven-part podcast series exploring some of the texts that include violence against women in the Bible.
The Biblical Text
Various translations and study aids.
Bible Gateway – here you can find numerous different Bible translations, which can be viewed in parallel and are great for word searches.
Biblia – similar to Bible Gateway, but with a different presentation format. Also includes Greek New Testament.
Bible Hub – along with various translations, this also offers interlinear texts, Hebrew-English and Greek-English.
Tynedale House – Biblical text study resources from Tyndale House in Cambridge.
STEP Bible – use the search box to find Bibles, commentaries, passages, search terms, etc.
Blue Letter Bible – useful for word searches, includes Greek and Hebrew lexicon and Strong’s numbers. Also has commentaries with a conservative perspective.
Bible.org – a Bible translation with accompanying study resources. Includes good quality maps of the ancient world.
Commentary and Study Resources
Produced by various biblical scholars, some of these are detailed and technical, others aim at a wider audience.
St John’s College, Nottingham – visually rich videos on biblical books by a wide variety of leading scholars, produced by St John’s College, Nottingham.
The Bible Project – free Bible videos, podcasts, blogs, classes, and educational Bible resources to help make the biblical story accessible to everyone everywhere.
Bibledex – a video approach, largely ‘talking heads’, with scholars from Nottingham University introducing books of the Bible.
Society for Old Testament Study – a wiki of concise and accessible articles produced by specialists who are all members of the Society.
The Goldingay Bible Clinic – resources from leading OT scholars John and Kathleen Goldingay.
The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls – see what the Dead Sea Scrolls look like, and some commentary on what’s in them.
NT Wright Page – an ‘unofficial website’ dedicated to the work of N.T. (Tom) Wright, including lectures, articles, interviews and sermons.
Bible Odyssey – articles and good-quality visuals on numerous biblical topics. Produced by a wide variety of scholars who are part of the Society of Biblical Literature.d