Articles and Databases
Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA’s online collection of major religion and theology journals.
Academic Search Premier
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Oxford Scholarship Online – Religion
Click on the Religion link on the left side of the screen, login is the same as ATLA or Academic Search Premier.
This is a collection of Ebooks published by by OUP in all areas of religion and theology. The books included cover a wide variety of topics including History and the Bible. In addition to major recent titles, the list also includes classic works of enduring influence.
This list is not exhaustive, and hundreds more journals are available through the above databases
Asia Journal of Theology
Calvin Theological Journal
Chinese Theological Review
Dialog: A Journal of Theology
Ephemerides theologicae Lovanienses
Harvard Theological Review
Hervormde Teologiese Studies
International Journal of Systematic Theology
Journal of Pentecostal Theology
Journal of Psychology and Theology
Journal of Reformed Theology
Journal of Religious Thought
Journal of Theological Studies
Korea Presbyterian Journal of Theology
Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift
Protestant Reformed Theological Journal
Reformed Theological Review
Scottish Journal of Theology
Zeitschrift für Theologie und Kirche
Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and other Reference
Reference books cannot be checked out of the library
Encyclopedia of Christian theology / Jean-Yves Lacoste, editor.
LC REFERENCE REF BR95 .D5313 2005 v.1-3
The dictionary of historical theology / general editor, Trevor A. Hart ; consulting editors, Richard Bauckham … [et al.].
LC REFERENCE REF BT21.2 .D53 2000
The Modern theologians : an introduction to Christian theology in the twentieth century / edited by David Ford.
LC REFERENCE BT28 .M59 1989 v.1-2
Handbook of Catholic theology / edited by Wolfgang Beinert, Francis Schüssler Fiorenza.
LC REFERENCE REF BX1745.5 .L4913 1995
The Oxford companion to Christian thought / edited by Adrian Hastings, Alistair Mason, and Hugh Pyper ; with Ingrid Lawrie and Cecily Bennett.
LC REFERENCE REF BR95 .O94 2000
The Blackwell encyclopedia of modern Christian thought / edited by Alister McGrath.
LC REFERENCE REF BR95 .B58 1993
Dictionary of feminist theologies / edited by Letty M. Russell and J. Shannon Clarkson.
LC REFERENCE REF BT83.55 .D53 1996
Evangelical dictionary of theology / edited by Walter A. Elwell.
LC REFERENCE REF BR95 .E87 2001
Biographical dictionary of Christian theologians / edited by Patrick W. Carey and Joseph T. Lienhard.
LC REFERENCE REF BR95 .B575 2002
To find books in our library, feel free to search our library catalog, found here.
The following is a list of major Library of Congress subject headings for Theology. The terms are only examples and can be changed as relevant. Subject searching in our catalog using these or similar terms can yield better results than entering random terms in the search box.
Theology, Doctrinal (includes Systematic and Doctrinal Theology)
Theology, Doctrinal–Early Church
Theology, Doctrinal–History–16th Century
Searching for theologians by name can work as well
AUGUSTINE, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
CALVIN, Jean, 1509-1564.
CONE, James H.
Reuther, Rosemary Radford.
Other Guides and References
Websites (many more found in Reference Guides)
ATLA Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative – a repository of digital resources contributed by ATLA member libraries
Fides Quaerens Internetum (The Christian Theology Page)
Christian Classics Ethereal Library – dedicated to to building up the church by making classic Christian writings available and promoting their use.
Early Christian Writings – Early Christian Writings is a large collection of documents from the first two centuries with translations and commentary
Digital Scriptorium – a growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts from a variety of institutions
Encyclopedia of Religion and Society: Provides short descriptions of terms and ideas relating to theology
Dictionary of African Christian Biography
Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity
Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale – information about the life, writings, and legacy of Jonathan Edwards
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Somewhat detailed entries relating to Philosophy and Theology
Virtual Religion Index – Christian Tradition – a collection of guides and resources