Supporting Resoures

This is a mix from the many used for religious education and/or teacher resources.  Some are denomination specific sources, others are ‘ecumenical’ or purely academic.

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Bible Gateway – Portal site – Search by passage, keyword, theme – multiple versions* http://www.biblegateway.com/

Bible Versions – http://www.biblegateway.com/versions/

Passages – Look up via Biblical Book, chapter and verse reference – Specify version/with footnotes,etc. http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/

Dictionary of Bible Themes – in broad topics to click through http://www.biblegateway.com/resources/dictionary-of-bible-themes/toc

Scripture – RESource, an initiative of the Catholic Education Office, Melbourne http://www.resourcemelb.catholic.edu.au/module.cfm?m=2929

Bible Atlas Online by Access Foundation http://gregoryblvdcoc.org/Bible%20Maps/Bible%20Atlas%20Online%20by%20Access%20Foundation.htm

Biblical Map http://maps.google.com/gallery/details?id=zOOP-1XDYZpk.kov7eA13Z1LI&hl=en-US Best results viewing in Google Earth

Bible Timelines http://www.bibletimelines.net/article/2/available-timelines-sorted-by-category

Scripture/biblical events and/or Jewish or Christian faith, e.g. specific to Holy Week/Easter

Bible Gateway timeline – Holy Week http://bg3-blog.s3.amazonaws.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/holy-week-timeline.pdf

Holy Week Timeline (Uniting Church) http://comerumc.org/definitions/holyweek/HolyWeek1.htm

New Testament  – Gospels – Tools Synoptic Parallels Reference. Presents all four gospels, cross-referenced with hyperlinks to each other linking where a narrative is presented in more than one gospel to equivalent in another. http://www.utoronto.ca/religion/synopsis/meta-4g.htm

The Four Gospels – Comparative Charts http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Four_Gospel_Chart.htm

RE Quest – Select  ‘Bible and How it’s used’ grey circle – For large range of useful Bible resources http://request.org.uk/

PowerPoint Presentations – Children’s Sermons for Sermons for Kids – Object Lessons http://www.sermons4kids.com/powerpoint_presentations.htm

BibleKids.ca – Engaging Children with God’s Word (Canadian Bible Society website)  http://www.biblekids.ca/

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