Mary Baker Eddy was deeply interested in Bible research and consulted numerous reference works on the Scriptures, as well as multiple Bible translations. Listed below are titles from Mary Baker Eddy’s library of Bible reference and related books.  There are also a number of hymnals, theological, and philosophical texts in her library which are not included.  Please note that this list may not represent all Bible reference materials ever used or owned by Mrs. Eddy, nor is it possible to determine to what depth all the books in this list were used by her.

Abbott, John S.C.
The History of Christianity: consisting of the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, The adventures of Paul and the Apostles

[Archko volume]
The Archko volume, or, the archeological writings of the Sanhedrim and Talmuds of the Jews

Barnes, Albert
Scenes and Incidents in the Life of the Apostle Paul viewed as illustrating the nature and influence of the Christian Religion

Beecher, Henry Ward
The Life of Jesus, The Christ

Crabtre, Dr. Addison Dare
The Journeys of Jesus: A chronological geographical and topographical history of the journeys of Jesus and the twelve disciples in Palestine

Cruden, Alexander

  • A Complete Concordance to the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments or A Dictionary and Alphabetical index to the Bible
  • A Complete Concordance to the Holy Scriptures. / Alexander Cruden. – A New and Condensed Edition edited by John Eadie

[Daily Light]
Daily Light on the Daily path : A Devotional Text Book for everyday in the year in the words of Scripture: The Morning Hour (1896 and 1901 editions)

Davidson, Alexander. B.
The Book of the Prophet Isaiah

De Pressense, Edmond
The Early Years of Christianity: The Apostolic Era

Dimbleby, J. B.
The Time Appointed. Or the end of gentile times. Shown to be 1898 from recent wonderful Chronological and Astronomical Discoveries

Grant, Miss A. F.
Sermon on the Mount, with Ten Commandments, Twenty-third Psalm and Ninety-first Psalm

Grenfell, Bernard P. and Hunt, Arthur S.
New sayings of Jesus and Fragment of a lost Gospel from Oxyrhynchus

Griffinhoofe, C. G.
The Unwritten Sayings of Christ; The Words of our Lord not Recorded in the Four Gospels, Including Those Recently discovered

Herrick, S. E.
Some Heretics of Yesterday

Hitchcock, Roswell
The Bible interpreter: or, improved helps to Bible study, containing the following invaluable aids, to the proper study of the Word of God, as found in Wilmore’s new analytical reference Bible: A complete analysis of the Holy Bible; or, the whole Bible arranged in subjects

Laurence, Richard
The Book of Enoch the Prophet
Macduff, Rev. J. R.
The Minds and Words of Jesus, and the Faithful Promiser

Messinger, Frank
“The time of the end”: a prophetic period, developing, as predicted, an increase of knowledge respecting the prophecies and periods that foretell the end
Moulton, Richard G.
Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature
Newton, Thomas
Dissertation on the Prophecies Which Have Fulfilled and at This Time Are Fulfilling in the World

Newton, Benjamin Willis
Thoughts on the Apocalypse

Olmstead, Rev. M.N.
Walks and Words of Jesus; A Paragraph Harmony of the Four Evangelists

Phipps, Joseph
True Christian Baptism and Communion

Pick, Aaron
The Bible Student’s Concordance; by Which the English Reader may be enabled readily to ascertain the literal meaning of any word in the sacred original

Pierce, Ulysses G. B.
The Soul of the Bible Being Selections from the Old and the New Testaments and the Apocrypha Arranged as Synthetic Readings

[Popular and Critical]
The Popular and Critical Bible Encyclopedia
Rhead, Louis
The Psalms of David including Sixteen Full Page Illustrations and Numerous Decorations in the Text Depicting the Life of David as Shepherd, Poet, Warrior & King

Rhys, Ernest
Lyrical Poetry From the Bible, Volumes 1 and 2

Richardson, Maude A.
Bible Texts Topically Arranged

Schodde, George H.
The Book of Jubilees. / translated from the Ethiopic by George H. Schodde

Smith, William
A Dictionary of the Bible comprising its antiquities, biography, geography, and natural history

Smith, Ethan
View of the Hebrews: Exhibiting the destruction of Jerusalem; restoration of Judah and Israel; and an address of the prophet Isaiah relative to their restoration

Smyth, J. Paterson
How We Got Our Bible

Stevens, George Baker
The Messages of Paul: Arranged in Historical Order, Analyzed and Freely Rendered in Paraphrase, with introductions

Trench, Richard Chenevix
Synonyms of The New Testament; Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures Addressed to the Theological Students Kings College, London.

Wake, W.
The Genuine Epistles of the Apostolical Fathers … written by those who were present at their suffering

Watts, I.
The Psalms of David, Imitated in the Language of the New Testament as Applied to Christian State and Worship

[Women of the Bible]
Women of the Bible / by Eminent Divines

Wood, Franklin
A Century of Bibles / edited and compiled by a Sunday School teacher

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