Much of the material in this outline is taken from an introductory course in Bible interpretation taken at Reformed Bible College in Grand Rapids during the fall of 1988 taught by William A. Shell, as well as from the following sources:
Arthur, Kay, How to Study Your Bible*, Precept Ministries, Harvest House Publishers, Eugene, Oregon, 1994.
Fee, Gordon D., Douglas Stuart, How to Read the Bible for all Its Worth*, Academie Books, Grand Rapids , Michigan , 1982.
Herrick, Greg, How to Study the Bible. Available on the Internet here.
Smith, Bob, Basics of Bible Interpretation, Word Books, Waco, Texas, 1997. Available on the Internet.
Sterrett, T. Norton, How to Understand Your Bible*, InterVarsity Press, Downers Grove, 1974.
Symons, Don, The Bible: Our Window to Jesus, Sunday School, Westney Heights Baptist Church, Oct. 26 - Nov. 30, 2003.
Torrey, R. A., How to Study the Bible for Greatest Profit. Available on the Internet
Warren, Richard, with William A. Shell, 12 Dynamic Bible Study Methods**, Victor Books, Wheaton, Illinois, 1987.
Wilhoit, Jim, and Leland Ryken, Effective Bible Teaching*, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1988.
* Further and more detailed information may be found about these publications at most Christian book stores.
** This book is now out of print and appears to have been re-published as: Warren, Richard, Rick Warren's Bible Study Methods (Twelve Ways You Can Unlock God's Word, Zondrvan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2006.