The Sermon on the Mount, sources on the web
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Any opinions expressed concerning these sites are personal impressions formed on a specific visit. Others may disagree with them or they may cease to reflect the current situation, so please form your own opinions.
- General or popular interest
- Scholarly sites
- Sources for texts
- Other online commentaries on the Sermon
- Search engines
These sites are likely to be of interest to those with a general interest in the bible or Christianity.
A gazetteer of Biblical locations.
Search for a Bible passage in numerous languages and versions.
A package of online bible study tools.
A site devoted to historical aspects of Bible study.
These sites adopt a scholarly approach and are therefore likely to be of more interest to students with a significant knowledge of the bible.
An extensive portal with sections devoted to the Synoptic Problem and the Jesus Seminar.
UK based portal for biblical scholars.
- www.bibarch.com, BIBARCH ®
Describes itself as “The Premier Biblical Archeology Website” and certainly tries hard to live up to that claim. It is packed full of studious articles.
- www.ntgateway.com, New Testament Gateway is a portal for NT studies.
- www.theologicalstudies.org.uk, aims to make high quality theological material available online.
- ecole.evansville.edu, the Ecole Initative, no longer active but a source for early Church History.
- Precept Austin has a Sermon on the Mount Commentaries subsection providing a verse by verse conservative commentary, together with numerous quotations and excerpts from selected commentators.
These sites provide access to translations of early church literature or original language versions of gospels.
Catholic site providing translations of a wide range of early church literature together with documents of historical interest to students of the early church.
- www.ccel.org (The Christian Classics Ethereal Library)
A sizeable repository of online texts.
These directories contain categorised lists of web sites relating to particular topics.
- The Open Directory Project, a major online directory.
The following are less well-known, but useful, search engine interfaces, search engines, or engines with a Christian emphasis.
- Sally Jo Shelton’s Theological Journal Search on Google™, searches a range of 340 journals that are accessible online;
- Clusty, searches multiple engines and then attempts to sort the results by topic.
- Worthy Links - Christian Search Engine, searches the entries in their online directory of Christian sites.