Skip to content

Online Resources

Delve deeper into the Bible

Some of these links, prepared and maintained at Luther Seminary, relate directly to the work of the Bible Division. Other links have been prepared and are maintained by persons elsewhere. While the Bible Division and its members cannot endorse all that those links provide, they have found them to be helpful for themselves and students.

General resources

Enter the Bible is a free, comprehensive and authoritative Bible resource from Luther Seminary featuring articles, podcasts and videos by Luther Seminary faculty. The site offers a free monthly email from the site's blog, Bible Q&A.

Luther Seminary library

The Luther Seminary library offers a wealth of resources for biblical study, including online journals, databases, software as well as print materials and services.


Crosswalk has an easy-to-use "Search the Bible" electronic concordance keyed to several English versions and another search engine for entering keywords on other subjects related to the Christian faith.

New Testament Gateway

The New Testament Gateway, maintained by Mark Goodacre of the University of Birmingham in England, offers links to hundreds of other sites offering resources for New Testament studies.

These resource pages for biblical studies, compiled by Professor Torrey Seland at Volda University College in Norway, provide access to many online tools for the study of early Christianity.  Included are texts (biblical and other) and essays on biblical studies in general and the Mediterranean social world in particular.

The Unbound Bible

The Unbound Bible resource provides search capabilities for English, Greek, Hebrew, and other versions of the Bible, plus links to lexicons and other resources for biblical study.


Changing constantly under the supervision of Jenee Woodard, Jackson, Mich., Textweek is devoted to studies of the text for the week in the Revised Common Lectionary.  Links to various helps and worship resources are provided, including biblical art.


Both general and specialized topics are treated at the Electronic New Testament Educational Resources site, which is maintained by Professor Felix Just, S.J., of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. These include history, geography, words, outlines of New Testament books, and much more.


The Review of Biblical Literature, sponsored by the Society of Biblical Literature, presents reviews of books in biblical studies and related fields.

The Writing and Style guide

The Writing and Style Guide is a guide for the writing of academic papers (from research papers to Ph.D. theses), based on The Chicago Manual of Style and other resources, adapted for use at Luther Seminary.

Advanced resources

Perseus digital library

The Perseus Digital Library is maintained by Professor Gregory Crane and others at Tufts University. It provides texts of classical and other literatures (Greek and Latin) and secondary sources for the study of antiquity.

Society of Biblical Literature

Founded in 1880, the Society of Biblical Literature is the major organization of biblical scholars in North America, which now has membership also from other countries. Many online resources it provides are for members only (with a login), but others can be accessed by anyone.