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The Twenty-third Psalm (or Psalm 23)

A Psalm is a religious hymn or poem.  The term is associated with the Book of Psalms, a book in the Bible.  It is the best known and most beloved of all the Psalms that consists of six short verses.  It presents the Deity in two roles; shepherd and host.  Anonymous

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Psalm 23
  •  23 Psalm

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • BS535
  • BS491

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Gottcent, John H. The Bible: a Literary Study. 1986.

                   Call Number:  BS535 .G67 1986

  • Harmon, Nolan B (ed.).   The Interpreters’ Bible: Psalms, Proverbs. 1955.

                   Call Number:  BS491.2 .I55 v.4 1955

  •  Olshen, Barry N. (ed.).   Approaches to Teaching the Hebrew Bible as Literature in Translation. 1989.

                   Call Number:  BS535 .A6 1989

Reference Materials

  • Literary Criticism from 1400-1800 Call Number:  REF PN86 .L53

o   Vol. 24, pg. 4, 20, 53, 55, 76-77

o   Vol. 176, pg. 1-136

  • Poetry for StudentsCall Number:  REF PN1112 .P752

o   Vol. 4, pg. 102-114

Research Databases

Alphabetical list of databases:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Lit Finder
  • Literary Index (Gale)
  • Literary Reference Center Plus
  • Literature Resources from Gale

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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