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Bible - Old Testament: Home

This guide acts as a supplement to all Old Testament courses offered at the Athenaeum/Mt. St. Mary's Seminary.

Bible Resources

Maly Library/OPAL Catalog

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OhioLINK Catalog

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Old Testament Studies

Welcome to Maly Library's Old Testament Studies LibGuide.  Here you will find:

Resources for the general study of the Old Testament:

  • Reference and E-Reference Books
  • Biblical Commentaries
  • Journal Articles
  • Web Information

Specialized books for the different sections of the Old Testament:

  • Pentateuch
  • Historical Books
  • Wisdom Books
  • Prophetic Books

How-To Guides

Conducting Library Research

Writing Research Papers

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Eugene H. Maly Memorial Library
6616 Beechmont Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45230

Helpful Call Numbers

View the document below to find the specific call numbers for commentaries on every book of the Bible.

Searching with Subjects

To search specific books of the bible, use the following models:

Bible [Name of Book] 

Bible Genesis

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Bible Genesis Commentaries

Bible Genesis Criticism, interpretation, etc.

Bible [Name of Book] [subject]

Bible Genesis Evolution