LIBRARIES

Main campus facilities include a library of several thousand theological study resources (books, magazines, videos, and more). In addition, full-time graduate students have options to receive a tuition credit for purchases of Bible study software such as Accordance or Logos Bible Software.

The TBS libraries are open whenever the offices and classrooms are open. General office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. See the current Academic Calendar for classroom hours. If you need special access, please contact the seminary office.

Other Local Libraries

  • Fort Bend Public Libraries - The Fort Bend Public Library system consists of 12 branches. The closest branch to TBS main campus is the Cinco Ranch Branch at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. Library membership is free to Texas residents ($15/year for non-residents). In addition to an extensive collection of materials housed in the branch libraries, the library also offers inter-library loans of any title requested. Library members may access online research databases including EBSCO, Gale, WorldCat, NoveList Plus, and ProQuest.

  • Harris County Public Libraries - The Harris County Public Library system (HCPL) encompasses Houston, Texas, and s one of the largest urban counties in the U.S. The HCPL network of 26 community-focused branch libraries is committed to providing excellent customer service, strong collections, and cutting edge information technology for the 21st Century. Reference assistance is available in person, by phone, by email, and "virtually" through the HCPL eBranch.

The Bible Seminary is extremely fortunate to offer our students local access to one of the emerging, premier biblical research libraries in the United States, the Lanier Theological Library. Housing a comprehensive collection of books, periodicals, magazines, artifacts, and historical documents designed to aid the serious study of Scripture, this impressive facility currently holds more than 60,000 volumes and ill eventually hold over 100,000 books. The library contains several private collections of noted scholars that have been kept intact, and also regularly hosts events with noted authors, guest lecturers, and researchers. The library covers the following research areas:

  • Ancient Languages

  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies

  • Biblical Studies

  • Church History

  • Classics

  • Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Egyptology

  • Monasticism

  • Patristics

  • Theology

OTHER STUDY RESOURCES

MISSION

The Bible Seminary exists to glorify God by training Christian believers in a context of biblical community in all 66 books of the Bible so that they can serve the local church and fulfill the Great Commission by the power of God’s Spirit.

CONTACT

281-646-1109 (Phone)

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