Theology

This page contains links to both subscribed resources available through the Archibald Library and recommended free resources.

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Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete is the world's most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database. It contains a wide range of journal articles and other literature across virtually all academic disciplines.

ATLA Religion Database with Serials

ATLA Religion Database with Serials indexes articles and essays in religious, biblical, and theological studies. It's the best starting place for most theological topics.

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Christian Periodical Index

This index provides citations from magazines and journals focused on church ministry and theology, many published by denominations or Christian ministry organizations. The Archibald Library has print subscriptions to many of the periodical indexed in CPI.

E-books on EbscoHost (formerly NetLibrary)

This collection contains over 150,000 full-length e-books in virtually every academic discipline, with significant representation in theology. The database allows for searching within the text of the books as well as title and subject searching.

TREN (Theological Research Exchange Network)

TREN provides access to theses and dissertations from a range of seminaries and divinity schools in North America. Contact the library for help in retrieving and unlocking digital copies of the available documents.

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Academic Info (Resource Directory)
A directory of useful links and resources sorted by specific subject areas. Most links include both printed reference works and electronic resources.

Book of Abraham Project (Document Archive - Mormonism)
Documents about The Church of Latter Day Saints: history, important people, publications etc.

Canadian Journal of Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity
 Articles that locate Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity in a number of contexts including Canadian religious history, North American Pentecostalism, and global society.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Document Archive)
A digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books. (html and pdf)

Directory of Open Access Journals
Full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.

Google Books
Access part or all of hundreds of thousands of books from university library collections. Google books can also be a great way to search inside books held in the Archibald Library's print collection.

Google Scholar
Access scholarly literature in various forms including journal articles and conference papers.
Also track citations of specific works.

International Journal of Religious Freedom
Peer reviewed scholarly discourse on religious freedom in general and the persecution of Christians in particular. Contains research articles, documentation, book reviews, academic news, etc.

John Howard Yoder Digital Library
An archive of primarily unpublished writings by one of the most important Anabaptist authors of the 20th century.

Journal of Religion and Popular Culture
A peer-reviewed journal exploring, analysing and interpreting the interrelations and interactions between religion and religious expression and popular culture.

Project Gutenberg (Document Archive)
Thousands of public domain ebooks (copyright free).