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References

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.

Book

Website

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.htm
(lecture notes for teaching the Bible chapter by chapter and its corresponding literary works and films)

http://cla.calpoly.edu/~smarx/courses/354/index.htm
(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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FIND THE ORIGIN OF IDIOMS

A lot of phrases, such as "two-edged sword" and " an eye for an eye", are taken from the English Bible. Learning the stories behind these idioms is fun, and can help boost your vocabulary. Click here to find out now!

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What's in a name?

Common names such as Joseph and Rachel have their origins in the Bible. Want to know their stories before picking the right name for yourself? Click here to find out.