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Exegesis Resources: Reference

Religious Studies Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Dictionaries and encyclopedias provide an overview of a subject, introduce basic concepts, summarize key issues, define terms, and cite sources that can lead a researcher to additional information. Encyclopedia articles may also refer to other entries on related topics and provide you with a list of books and articles to help continue your research. The following encyclopedias and dictionaries are examples of the type of resources located in the Reference Department, Wilson 4:

Online Reference Collections

Language Helps

These are examples of the types of resources which can assist in the translation and exegesis of scripture passages.