What is your favorite Bible dictionary? I recently acquired the ISBE. I was wondering if it is possible to read this work online. I am looking for access to some conservative Bible dictionaries and commentaries. Any suggestions? --Jason Reichert (Atlanta)
Joseph Harris (Augusta, Georgia) replies:
1. I do find the ISBE useful, though it is now a bit dated. Here's a link to an online version of the ISBE: http://www.bible-history.com/isbe.
2. The Holman Bible Dictionary is a solid, conservative Bible dictionary online at http://www.studylight.org/dic/hbd. I am not aware of any public access to the Interpreter's Bible Dictionary, though it is available on CD-ROM for Bible software. Some university and seminary libraries may have it online for use by their faculty and students if you have access to such a library.
3. The Expositor's Bible Commentary is a good, conservative commentary series.
4. Some Church of Christ commentary volumes (non-Calvinistic) on the entire Bible by James Burton Coffman are available online, such as: http://www.studylight.org/com/bcc.
5. The StudyLight site, http://www.studylight.org, is an excellent general resource for online Bible study.
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