Brandel Library

BTS 1850: Introduction to the Bible (McConnell)

Resources discussed during Library Visit

Bible Commentaries

Finding Commentaries in Brandel Library

Bible Commentaries provide interpretations of Scripture passages.


How to Find Bible Commentaries For Your Final Paper

Go to the Reference Collection and browse.
Books are organized by subject. Remember: Reference Collection books cannot leave the library. Please read in the building or scan/photocopy what you need.


Search the Library Catalog.
Narrow search to 'books and more' then type series title and biblical book title into search box
for example: "NIV Application Commentary Philippians" or "Word Biblical Commentary Luke"


Some recommended series to get you started:

  • The New Interpreter's Bible Commentary
  • The Expositor's Bible Commentary
  • IVP Bible Background Commentary
  • Anchor Bible Commentary
  • The New International Commentary on the Old Testament
  • The New International Commentary on the New Testament
  • The NIV Application Commentary
  • Word Biblical Commentary
  • Story of God Commentary


Visit the Online Resources for Biblical and Theological Studies Research Guide.