Along with prayer I consult the following resources regularly for historical research, translations, definitions, scripture interpretations, ecclesiastical canons and rituals, and other viewpoints to arrive at as full an understanding of scripture as is possible for me.
Addis, William E. and Arnold, Thomas, revised by Scannell, T.B. and Hallett, P.E., Catholic Dictionary, 15th Edition, Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, London, 1955
Alter, Robert, The David Story, W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 1999
Alter, Robert, Genesis, W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 1996
Alter, Robert, The Wisdom Books, W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 2010
Barclay, Willilam, The Daily Study Series, Revised Edition, Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1975
Brown, S.S., Raymond E., Fitzmyer, S.J., Joseph A., and Murphy, O. Carm., Roland E., Editors, New Jerome Biblical Commentary, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1990
Borg, Marcus J., Evolution of the Word, HarperCollins, New York, 2012
Borg, Marcus J., Jesus, HarperCollins, New York, 2006
Fernandez, Francis, In Conversation With God, Scepter, New York, 1986
Holy Bible, Confraternity Version, Catholic Book Publishing Company, New York, 1963
Holy Bible, Douay-Rheims Version, Saint Benedict Press, Charlotte, North Carolina, first published in 1609.
Holy Bible, New International Version, Zondervan Bible Publishers, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1990.
Holy Bible, New Revised Standard Edition, HarperCollins, New York, 1989.
Holy Bible, Revised Standard Edition, American Bible Society, New York, 1952.
Jerusalem Bible, Doubleday, New York, 1966.
New American Bible, St. Joseph Edition, Catholic Book Publishing Corporation, New York, 1970.
New Catechism, Herder and Herder, New York, 1967
New Jerusalem Bible, Doubleday, New York, 1998
Peck, M.D., M. Scott, People Of The Lie, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1983
Peck, M.D., M. Scott, The Road Less Traveled, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1978
Sanford, John A., The Kingdom Within, Revised Edition, HarperCollins, New York, 1987
Shea, John, Eating With The Bridegroom, Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 2005
Shea, John, On Earth As It Is In Heaven, Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 2004
Shea, John, The Relentless Widow, Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 2006