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Eastern Washington University Libraries

Religious Studies

This guide introduces some of the library resources available at JFK Library related to Religious Studies. It also offers support for each course offered in EWU's Religion Minor.

ENGL 387 Course Catalog Description

Studies the literature of the Bible, both Old and New Testaments, in its historical, cultural, and linguistic settings through selected readings.

Library of Congress Classification Ranges

Try searching the library catalog or databases with some of these terms (or come up with your own keywords and synonyms of these):

  • BS1-2970 The Bible
  • BS535-537 The Bible as literature
  • BS701-1830 The Old Testament
  • BS1901-2970 The New Testament

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Try searching with some of these terms:

  • Bible. Old Testament.
  • Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
  • Bible. New Testament.
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
  • Bible as literature
  • Bible in context
  • Bible -- Hermeneutics
  • Context (Linguistics)


Databases (Articles)

Reference Books

Print Books