Research Databases by Subject - Religion  

ATLA Historical Monograph Collection Series 1 & 2
Contains more than 30,000 titles from 13th Century through 1923. The collection covers a wide range of material and includes many volumes documenting the recovery of languages used during the biblical era, and presents a comprehensive picture of religion in America at the turn of the century.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials
The premier index to journal articles (537,000), book reviews (494,000), and collections of essays (225,000 essay citations from over 18,700 multi-author works) in all fields of religion beginning in 1949 to present with ATLA's full text collection (238,000 electronic articles and book reviews from more than 100 journals) of major religion and theology journals. The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 1,633 journals (518 currently indexed) and a growing number of multimedia citations.

Christian Periodical Index
Indexing for more than 130 publications with articles and reviews from an evangelical perspective including science, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, history, sociology, nursing, and education.

ProQuest Religion
An indispensable resource for students researching religious issues and perspectives, including over 220 titles, with most of these available in full text, providing details on doctrines and philosophies, reports on religious history, and related archeology, covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of specific religions. Primary faiths represented are Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Buddhism.

Research in Ministry
Indexing with abstracts for projects and theses from over 100 Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Links have also been added to records for schools that also participate in the Theological Research Exchange Network. With over 11,100 records since 1981 covering all areas of pastoral theology.

Researching World Christianity: Doctoral Dissertations on Mission Since 1900
This database incorporates compilations of missions-related dissertations published in the July 1983, July 1993, and July 2003 issues of the International Bulletin of Missionary Research, and other dissertations published since 1900. Rather than focusing narrowly on missions, it also includes dissertations dealing with Christianity outside the West. Includes English-language doctoral dissertations without regard to country of origin.

Theological Research Exchange Network (TREN)
A library of over 10,000 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 70 different institutions. TREN also makes available conference papers presented at annual meetings of several academic societies.


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