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Biblical Studies Resources

An orientation to selected resources in Harvard Divinity School Library and in online resources licensed by the Harvard Library for the study of the Bible

Find sermons on a biblical text

Classic Sermon Index [Harvard Login]

Over 66,000 historic sermons indexed with nearly 75% hyperlinked to the full sermon. You can search by Biblical reference, preacher, or topic.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library 

Christian Classics Ethereal Library separates out sermons by such individuals as Augustine, Calvin, Donne, Edwards, Finney, Luther, and Whitefield.

Ante-Nicene Fathers 

Volume 10 includes an Index of Texts (i.e scriptural passages) for all of the volumes. Use this index to locate texts on your passage. Only some of the texts located will be sermons. 1994 edition is print only.

Atla Religion Database [Harvard Login]

Add the keyword "sermon" to your search.   To find sermons on a sacred text, see Scripture search tutorial (1 minute)

20 Centuries of Great Preaching: An Encyclopedia of Preaching [Print Only] 

Use the Index of Scriptures in the last volume of the series to find sermons on a passage.

Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, second series [Print Only]

Each volume has an Index of Texts (i.e. scriptural passages); there is no index that covers all of the volumes in the series. Tables of contents can also be useful in locating sermons.

The Sunday Sermons of the Great Fathers [Print Only] 

The inside back cover of each volume lists the scriptural passages that sermons in this series are based upon and the volumes in which they can be found.




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