Cited By

See how the Tradition addresses what you’re reading. Verbum’s Cited By tool helps you navigate your library by showing you all the places a book or passage is referenced in other works.

  • Discover the original context of a passage.
  • See how a passage or book is used by other authors.
  • See the development of doctrine from primary sources.

“It is within the power of all . . . who may wish to see the truth, to contemplate clearly the tradition of the apostles manifested throughout the whole world.”

(Saint Irenaeus, Against Heresies)

Verbum envelops each passage in the Tradition

If you use the Cited By tool on Matthew 28:19, you’ll be presented with a list of documents—from the Catechism and other Church documents to the Church Fathers and everything in between.

This verse is just as significant for the earliest Christians as it is for believers today. The Cited By tool presents you with a wealth of information from Church Tradition, helping you understand this verse through the eyes of the Church.

See only what you want

Choose which collections you want displayed in your results. Further sort each citation category by book, or by relevance to the selected passage.


A springboard for further study

Dive deeper by exploring relevant works from your entire library. As you move from Scripture to the Church Fathers to the Catechism and beyond, the Cited By tool continues to illuminate new ways to understand Scripture and Tradition.

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