Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), this database combines the premier indexing from ATLA Religion Database with access to ATLA's online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals. Nearly full coverage of 1,769 journal from 1908 to the present. Full text records are provided for more than 1.8 million journal articles, essays, reviews, and book records. Remote access to this database is limited to currently registered CTS students, CTS faculty (including emeriti), and CTS staff.
Produced by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), this database combines the premier indexing from ATLA Religion Database with access to ATLA's online full-text collection of major religion and theology journals. Nearly full coverage of 1,769 journal from 1908 to the present. Full text records are provided for more than 1.8 million journal articles, essays, reviews, and book records.
The Christian Periodical Index (CPI) is a comprehensive index to journal articles and book reviews from an evangelical Christian perspective. Published since 1957, the CPI indexes more that 160 publications.
Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. The integration of authoritative scholarly texts and reference works with tools that provide ease of research into the background, context, and issues related to the Bible make Oxford Biblical Studies Online a valuable resource not only for college students, scholars, and clergy, but also anyone in need of an authoritative, ecumenical, and up-to-date resource.
The premiere index for philosophical literature. Indexes philosophy periodicals from over 139 different countries. Includes over 200 full-text titles, more than half of which provide full-text for even the most recently published issues. The CTS Library subscription only permits one licensed user at a time. So if you can't access it, wait a little bit, and then try again.
A selective bibliography of academic articles covering all the fields of Jewish Studies as well as the study of Eretz Israel and the State of Israel. Contains over 350,000 records have been collected from academic journals.
This database provides English language abstracts only of articles in English and a myriad of international languages. Included are objective summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of Religion and Theology. It indexes a wide variety of periodical literature and includes topics on practical aspects of ministry often not found in the ATLA Religion Database. Remote access is not available.
This is a subset of the Google search engine that specifically targets theological journals and periodicals. It targets some 1,500 Web sites/pages to retrieve full text articles from hundreds of open access journals and other periodicals related to religious studies, scripture studies, systematic & practical theology, and cognate disciplines.
The African American Lectionary is a resource tool that integrates moments of significance across many African American ecclesial traditions with the traditional moments of the lectionary cycle. As of December 2013, the website contained more than 200,000 pages of free material. The Lectionary concluded placing new material on its site as of December 2013 but the website will remain up until December 2016.
The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion. Founded as the American Religion Data Archive in 1997 and going online in 1998, the initial archive was targeted at researchers interested in American religion. The targeted audience and the data collection have both greatly expanded since 1998, now including American and international collections and developing features for educators, journalists, religious congregations, and researchers. Data included in the ARDA are submitted by the foremost religion scholars and research centers in the world.
This ATLA Historical Monographs collection contains 6,164 monographs profiling Christian Biblical studies in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Biblical studies during this time exploded with new critical tools and the discovery of ancient manuscript materials. Collection texts are focused in three areas: (1) New Testament, (2) Old Testament, and (3) reference works such as dictionaries, language primers, and concordances.
The Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education. These books may be downloaded and printed because they’re in the public domain (i.e., their copyright has expired).
This ATLA Historical Monographs collection contains 3,154 monographs that reflect how Christians lived out their faith in the form of sermons, worship, and piety. The collection features over 700 texts of either individual or collected sermons from over 400 authors, including Lyman Beecher, Henry Ward Beecher, Dwight Lyman Moody, Charles Grandison Finney, Friedrich Schleiermacher, and Francis Xavier Weninger.
This online collection developed by Duke Divinity School contains the complete known poetical works (hymns and texts) by Charles Wesley. It is committed to providing the broadest and most convenient access possible for scholarly study and citation. The collection presents all of the known surviving manuscripts and includes the large collection of the Methodist Archive and Research Centre at The John Rylands University Library in Manchester, England and manuscript items located at a number of other sites.
Developed by the Yale University Divinity School Library, this comprehensive list for religious studies includes links to many free online resources, including encyclopedias and dictionaries, sermon resources, images, and statistics.
A multilingual online library offering access free of charge to more than 650,000 full-text articles, journals, books and other resources. Focus is on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenism in World Christianity.
A joint project of ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association, this database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies.
This ATLA Historical Monographs collection contains 1,754 monographs that chronicle 19th and 20th century social change movements as they relate to religion. Movements and debates such as abolition, women's rights, the advent of the social sciences, church and state, socialism, religion and science, evolution, and education reforms are all represented in this window into the seismic changes that took place in society. Authors range from devoutly religious to staunchly secular 19th-century thinkers and include Rousseau, Darwin, Jung, Durkheim, Kierkegaard, Beecher Stowe, Emerson, Spencer, Kant, and Dewey.
Full texts by recognized religious scholars. More than 6,000 articles and chapters. Topics include Old and New Testament, Theology, Ethics, History and Sociology of Religion, Communication and Cultural Studies, Pastoral Care, Counseling, Homiletics, Worship, Missions and Religious Education. Religion Online is managed and monitored by Claremont School of Theology as a public service to scholars all over the world.
The Revised Common Lectionary is a three-year cycle of weekly lections used to varying degrees by the vast majority of mainline Protestant churches in Canada and the United States. The RCL is built around the seasons of the Church Year, and includes four lections for each Sunday, as well as additional readings for major feast days. During most of the year, the lections are: a reading from the Hebrew Bible, a Psalm, a reading from the Epistles, and a Gospel reading. During the season of Easter, the Hebrew Bible lection is usually replaced with one from the Acts of the Apostles. The lections from the Hebrew Bible are sometimes chosen from the Apocrypha. The online Revised Common Lectionary is a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library.
A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those involved in the study and practice of religion, including syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, and software.
PsycARTICLES, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. It contains more than 184,400 articles from 102 journals. All journal articles, book reviews, letters to the editor, and errata from each journal is included. Coverage spans from 1894 to the present. Remote access to this database is limited to currently registered CTS students, CTS faculty (including emeriti), and CTS staff.
PsycINFO is an expansive abstracting and indexing database with more than 3.7 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. Coverage includes nearly 2,500 journals and ranges from 1597–present, with comprehensive coverage from the 1880s on.
JSTOR houses a large interdisciplinary collection of archived academic journals. Full-text access. Many currently published journals are included in JSTOR, usually with a 3-6 year time lag. More information about JSTOR collections is available here. CTS licenses the Arts & Sciences I, II, III, V, and VIII collections, as well as the Jewish Studies and Religion & Theology collections.
Developed in conjunction with the ATLA as part of an effort to preserve endangered serials related to African American religious life and culture, this collection documents the history of African American life and religious organizations from materials published between 1829 and 1922.
DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. It indexes over 10,150 journals containing over 1,820,000 articles. Most journals are searchable at the article level.
INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Online Library. It is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be freely accessed by Indiana residents. INSPIRE includes full-text magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, full-text historic newspapers, multimedia, library catalogs, and much more, including Academic Search Premier, MasterFILE Premier, ERIC, and MEDLINE. Click on Databases A-Z to see the full list of included resources.
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for over 450 reference books and over 55,000 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 1.1 million photos, maps, and flags.
This collection of over 4,700 searchable full-text books is from the American Council of Learned Societies and provides access to high-quality books in the humanities. Recommended and reviewed by scholars.
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. Standard access privileges allow one to browse collections, perform full-text searches, and read books online or on a mobile device.
Project Gutenberg is the first and one of the largest single collections (over 50,000) of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and, until his death in 2011, continued to inspire the creation of eBooks and related technologies. These books may be downloaded because they’re in the public domain (i.e., their copyright has expired).
The Center for Restoration Studies is a repository of books, archival materials (cabinets and boxes of file folders, papers, audio/video cassettes etc.) and artifacts connected with the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement.
Disciples of Christ Historical Society is a general ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada and interconnects all Stone-Campbell churches around the world. We serve as the primary archive and collective memory for our faith family. Through the collection and preservation of historical documents and artifacts, by teaching and publishing, and per the World Wide Web, we ensure that the ideal which was delivered to us – an open and welcoming Church – will remain available for the generations to come.
This is the online version of the Enos E. Dowling Hymnal Collection maintained by Lincoln Christian University, a unique collection of nineteenth century hymnals that have been digitized and placed online for access by scholars, musicians, worship leaders, and others who may have an interest in or love for the music of the Stone-Campbell Movement's heritage. This site contains the lyrics of over 9,000 hymns from 19 hymnals. It also includes the scanned pages of the hymnals, MIDI versions of the tunes, a search engine for finding a particular hymn, as well as background information about the authors and compilers of the hymns.
Stone-Campbell Journal provides a scholarly platform for biblical interpretation, history, theology, philosophy, apologetics, and cultural criticism for those who value the perspective of the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement.