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Theology: Old Testament and Hebrew Scriptures.: Important Links for PG Students (Web Resources)

This subject guide offers resources and library services on the Old Testament and Hebrew Scriptures. Please evaluate material on web sites critical and use peer reviewed, scholarly information.

Useful Links

General Info for Post-Graduate Students – OTS



  1. Library website – Important information
  1. – Library guides for postgraduate students
  2. – Library Website / Catalogue



  1. Websites: literature searches
  3. - Selected Links of Particular Interest for Biblical Research
  4. - Biblicum website



  1. Websites: free book/article downloads
  1. (free books)
  2.– free OBO (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis) books download
  3.   (Digital Theological library – Open Access)
  4. De Gruyter - till 30 November 2020


  • Use no B.1 + B.2 to find literature on the biblical book/topic
  • And then try to look for them in the library, or download them from the above sites.
  • You can also go to the e-journals site of the library, and have access to many journals and download articles.




  1. Scholars Gateway – Hebrew Texts


  1. Semantic of Hebrew Database



  1. Some South African journals (open access)
  1. Hervormde Theological Journal:
  2. Verbum et Ecclesia:
  3. Journal of Semitics:
  4. Old Testament Essays: / or:
  5. Scriptura:
  6. In die Skriflig / In Luce Verbi:
  7. Stellenbosch Theological Journal:



  1. Other journals (open access)
  1. - Bible and Critical Theory
  2. - Journal of Hebrew Scriptures
  3. - Open access Publications
  4. - Open Theology
  5.  - Metatron


  1. Other useful websites with general information
  1. SBL – Byble Odyssey:
  2. (Ehud Ben Zvi – Teaching website with general info)




Alphonso Groenewald