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Our website draws on a wealth of materials online and offline. The list below is not exhaustive, but should help point you to further research on how to learn English through the Bible.



 


Battenhouse, Roy, ed. Shakespeare’s Christian Dimension: An Anthology of Commentary. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1994.
 

Daniell, David. The Bible in English: Its History and Influence. Yale University Press, 2003
Frye, Roland Mushat. Shakespeare and Christian Doctrine. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1963.
Jasper, David and Steven Prickett, eds. The Bible and Literature as A Reader. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1999
Jeffrey, David L, ed, A Dictionary of biblical tradition in English literature. Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 1992
Marx, Steven. Shakespeare and the Bible. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Norton, David. A History of the Bible as Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Malless, Stanley and Jeffrey McQuain. Coined by God : words and phrases that first appear in the English translations of the Bible. New York : W.W. Norton, 2003.

McGrath, Alister E. ed. Christian literature : an anthology. Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2001

Warshaw, Thayer S. Handbook for teaching the Bible in literature classes. Nashville : Abingdon, 1978
The Bible and its Influence. BLP Publishing, 2006
The Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 1989

 
idioms
http://www.gracecathedral.org/enrichment/brush_excerpts/
http://www.phrases.org.uk/
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/
http://www.dictionary.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Biblical_phrases
http://www.ibsstl.org/niv/index.php (NIV Bible official website)
http://www.ewordtoday.com/comments/mh/ (Bible commentary)




Christian names

http://www.biblegateway.com/
http://www.behindthename.com/
http://babynamesworld.parentsconnect.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page




Bilingual versions of the Bible

http://www.o-bible.com/



Course outline for teaching Bible and literature at universities


http://cla.calpoly.edu/~smarx/courses/354/index.html
(lecture notes for teaching the Bible chapter by chapter and its corresponding literary works and films)

http://cla.calpoly.edu/~smarx/courses/204/204s05.html
(teaching Christian works such as Paradise Lost)

Course outline for teaching Bible and literature at middle schools


http://www.bibleliteracy.org/site/
(resources for teaching Bible in public schools in the U.S.)

http://www.bibleinschools.net/
(National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools – lesson plans for teaching Bible in public schools in the U.S)



 



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