Religious Studies Databases

Connect to Arts & Humanities Citation Index on the Web
A cited reference index, indicating which works were cited in the bibliographies of articles in over 1,400 journals in the arts and humanities. 1993-present.
Connect to The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) on the Web
Formerly American Religion Data Archive
Project funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc. and acts to preserve and improve access to quantitative data on American religion. Includes data on churches and church membership, religious professionals, and religious groups (individuals, congregations and denominations).
Connect to ATLA Religion Database + ATLAS on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Also known as Religion Index
Index to periodicals, research in ministry, book reviews in religion and Methodist reviews. 1949-present. Updated semi-annually. Includes online versions of the entire runs of a core collection of more than fifty significant scholarly periodicals in the field of religion, most of which go back to 1949.
Connect to Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online on the Web
Includes citations to articles published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers. 1981-present.
Connect to Center for Christian-Jewish Learning on the Web
The Center at Boston College is dedicated to the growth of new and mutually enriching relationships between Christians and Jews. This website offers educational and dialogical aids, theological articles, official documents, and program information.
Connect to Encyclopaedia of Islam, Three on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Version three is not meant to replace the earlier editions, but to update and expand upon them, reflecting a broader geographic, chronological and multidisciplinary scope. Also, this online version is as yet incomplete, with new articles and sections being added as they are completed.
Connect to Library of Latin Texts on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Contains texts from the beginning of Latin literature (ca. 240 BC) through to the texts of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). It covers all the works from the classical period, the most important patristic works and a very extensive corpus of medieval Latin literature. The complete works of writers such as Cicero, Virgil, Augustine, Jerome, Gregory the Great, Anselm of Canterbury, Bernard of Clairvaux, and Thomas à Kempis can thus be consulted. Full description.
Connect to Loeb Classical Library on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Originally founded by James Loeb in 1911 to make available all the written works surviving from the ancient Greek and Roman world. Provides fully searchable, high-quality online editions of the original texts in Greek and Latin, with English translations facing them. Several new works and editions are added every year.
Connect to New Testament Abstracts on the Web
Offers more than 42,000 abstracts in English from over 650 journals and more than 15,690 book summaries. Over 800 book summaries are added each year. Coverage begins in the early 1980s.
Connect to Old Testament Abstracts on the Web
Indexes and abstracts over 450 journals in the areas of Old Testament studies, archaeology, theology, biblical linguistics, and history of the Middle East. Covers 1978 to the present. Journals indexed are multilingual with abstracts in English.
Connect to Oxford Islamic Studies Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
This resource brings together several encyclopedias, dictionaries, concordances and other reference sources along with over 3,000 scholarly articles and book chapters, hundreds of source documents and maps and links to other authoritative Web sites to provide thorough coverage of current and historical Islam.
Connect to Public Policy Institute of California on the Web
The Institute conducts research on economic, social, and political issues in California. Because of its strengths in ethnic studies and immigration, this site is especially useful for the Local Religion Project.
Connect to Religious and Theological Abstracts on the Web
Provides summaries of articles appearing in scholarly journals in the fields of religion and theology, including Christian, Jewish, and other World religions. Provides English language abstracts of articles in English, Hebrew, Afrikaans, and major European languages. Coverage: 1950 to present.
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