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Libraries access

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Tyndale House Library

One of the world's best collections of academic Biblical Studies books and journals. By specialising strictly on the biblical text, interpretation, languages, and historical background, it is able to hold virtually all the important academic titles within these disciplines, without growing too large. The catalogue also links to reviews, online copies where available, or offers to photocopy portions (within copyright law).

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Trinity Theological College Library

Trinity Theological College Library provides a gateway to other Asian Libraries as well as relevant online resources.

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Yale University Divinity School Library

A significant listing of electronic resources which clearly indicates whether open Access or not.

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Fuller Seminary Library

Includes a listing of free online books & journals under Research Help.

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Tyndale University College & Seminary

A listing of open-access directories, repositories and subject listings.

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Tyndale University... On-line Reading Rooms

Four pages of on-line resources specially prepared for students without access to libraries: Topics covered are Spiritual Formation, Missional church, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Lesslie Newbigin

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Princeton Seminary Library Digital Collection

The Digital Collections of Special Collections offers access to more than 150,000 digital pages, including the Moffett Collection of 19th century Korean photographs, the Princeton Seminary Portrait Collection, and the Princeton Seminary Photograph Collection.

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D-Space @ Cambridge

The institutional repository of the University of Cambridge, established to facilitate both dissemination and preservation of digital material created by the members of the University of Cambridge. It is, if you will, a publication platform that offers free permanent access to its collections. Contains some theses.

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University of Birmingham Libraries

This link explains Open Access and provides routes to Open Access search engines, journals, databases, and textbooks.

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University of Birmingham Research Archive

UBIRA is an online store of freely, publicly, permanently available full text research material produced by staff and researchers at the University of Birmingham.

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Dallas Theological Seminary Library

This is the page for Electronic Research Resources for Dallas graduates. Guests have access to some items including ERIC - where you can see abstracts of articles.

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University of Innsbruck, Austria

A list of the BILDI (Documentation for Biblical Literature, Innsbruck) completely documented periodicals. A significant number of English titles. Colour coded for access.

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South eastern Baptist Theological seminary

Another gateway to free online books and journals. Some less well known titles here.

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University of Nottingham: Unow

U-Now is The University of Nottingham's collection of open educational materials that have been openly licensed for anyone to use. The materials range from complete modules to smaller-scale learning objectives and highlight a range of teaching and learning activities from across the University. Includes a section for Theology and religious studies.

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University of Durham Library Resources: Theology & Religio

A useful site with links to databases, Durham research online and e-theses

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World Cat

WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services (over 10,000 libraries). Useful to get full bibliographic details & possible holding libraries, worldwide.

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Globethics Libraries

Digital libraries that offer registered users electronic access free-of-charge to thousands of full-text documents on ethics and related disciplines. Participants also have the possibility to submit their own documents to the libraries and join research groups. Sponsored by the World Council of Churches.

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Bielefeld Academic Search Engine BASE

BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. Though not specific to religion and theology it does throw up new and useful items.

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Liberty University Digital Commons

Access to a variety of resources including theses. Departmental searching possible. (LU founded by Jerry Falwell)

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Theological Commons (Princeton Seminary)

The Theological Commons is a digital library of 76,717 books and journals on theology and religion, (mostly historical) including 26,783 volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

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Making of America (MoA)

Making of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. It currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. Contains many early missionary titles.

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Booksellers

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Amazon

Large selection & speedy delivery. Watch for postage costs. New & second hand.

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The Bookfinder

Called 'the Google of rare books'. New & used items. Can select location of purchase.

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The Book Depository

The Book Depository offers 6 million books with free shipping worldwide. No registration required to order.

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ABE Books (Advanced Book Exchange)

Launched in 1996, AbeBooks is an online marketplace where you can buy new, secondhand, rare and out-of-print books, as well as cheap textbooks. We connect you with thousands of professional booksellers around the world and millions of books are listed for sale. Shopping on AbeBooks is easy, safe and secure.

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Google Books

Book Search works just like a Google web search. Each book includes an 'About this book' page with basic bibliographic data like title, author, publication date, length and subject. For some books you may also see additional information like key terms and phrases, references to the book from scholarly publications or other books, chapter titles and a list of related books. For every book, you'll see links directing you to bookstores where you can buy the book and libraries where you can borrow it.

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Organisations/Institutes

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Academia.edu

Academia.edu is a social networking website for academics. It was launched in September 2008 and the site now has over 3 million registered users. The platform can be used to share papers, monitor their impact, and follow the research in a particular field. It is necessary to log-in to view material.

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The Academy of Homiletics

Has a variety of preaching related links.

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The Barna Group

The Barna Group is a visionary research and resource company located in Ventura, California and focused on the intersection of faith and culture. It offers a range of customized research, resources and training.

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London School of Theology Theological Themes

TT aims to bring you brief, interesting, and helpful articles, relevant to today's issues.

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The Gospel and Our Culture Network

A network to provide useful research regarding the encounter between the gospel and our culture, and to encourage local action for transformation in the life and witness of the church. Newsletters and articles can be accessed.

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Online Archive Korean Christianity

For scholars and students in Korean Christianity it provides primary sources of Korean Christianity, especially documents and images of Protestantism in early modern and colonial Korea. At the same time it introduces contemporary scholarship on the history of Korean Christianity with book reviews, recent articles, and bibliography. In English for international readers. Hosted by UCLA .

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Mundus: gateway to missionary collections in the U.K.

A web-based guide to more than four hundred collections of overseas missionary materials held in the United Kingdom. These materials, comprising the archives of British missionary societies, collections of personal papers, printed matter, photographs, other visual materials and artefacts, are held in a large number of libraries, record offices and other institutions in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The Mundus Gateway makes it easier for researchers to locate these collections and obtain sufficient information about their contents to enable effective planning of research visits.

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The Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History (University of San Francisco)

Has a section on Christianity in China & also brief biographies of individuals who have played a role in the history of Christianity in China.

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The Henry Martyn Centre

The HMC in Cambridge, UK, seeks to promote an understanding of mission and world Christianity. This site has a selection of lectures and papers & some links.

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Leadership University

Includes resources from the high school to research levels, with an emphasis on the scholarly. It is sponsored by Faculty Commons, the faculty outreach and training arm of Campus Crusade for Christ. Useful to access articles from First Things.

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BBC Religion

Includes articles on world religions and serious discussions about many religious topics. Hosted by Melvin Bragg.

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Electronic Tools and Ancient Near East Archives

ETANA is a multi-institutional collaborative project initiated in August 2000, as an electronic publishing project designed to enhance the study of the history and culture of the Ancient Near East

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Rob Bradshaw's website & blog

Scroll down this page for a listing of more free theological resources for students in the majority World. Compiled by Charles Davis.

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Scripture Tools for Every Person (STEP project)

(Not yet functional)

This Tyndale House project aims to provide the very best Bible software tools to far-flung believers with few resources. These will be available free of charge and capable of working on phones and low-spec computers (with little or no internet facilities). Keep a watch on this project. At Beta stage.

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John Roxborogh

I am a writer and teacher with special interests in Southeast Asia (especially Malaysia), Presbyterianism, Archives, and Mission. I also supervise and mark post-graduate theses and have gathered material on post-graduate research and writing church history here.

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Word Evangelical Fellowship Resources

Provides a link to a number of missions oriented articles and books.

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Haddon W Robinson Center for Preaching

Links to other preaching websites.

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search broadly for scholarly literature, across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. A finding aid which also gives peer citation frequencies.

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SAIACS Press, Bangalore

Catalalogue & purchase instructions.

 

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The Wabash Center

The Wabash Center supports teachers of religion and theology in higher education through meetings and workshops, grants, consultants, a journal and other resources to make accessible the scholarship of teaching and learning. This link is to the Center's detailed Internet Guide to Religion organized by subject.

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Asia Theological Association

Another useful listing of electronic journals.

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The Bavinck Institute

Promoting Reformed scholarship in the tradition of Herman Bavinck & publishes the Bavinck review an annual. Back issues available on this site.

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Theos: the Public Theology Think Tank

Theos is a public theology think tank which exists to undertake research and provide commentary on social and political arrangements. We aim to impact opinion around issues of faith and belief in society. Contains a dozen plus reports with a British emphasis.

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The Gospel Coalition

We are a fellowship of evangelical churches deeply committed to renewing our faith in the gospel of Christ and to reforming our ministry practices to conform fully to the Scriptures. Contains a range of resources, articles, sermons, book reviews, blogs etc.

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Access Research Network

ARN is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing accessible information on science, technology and society. We focus on such controversial topics as genetic engineering, euthanasia, computer technology, environmental issues, creation/evolution, fetal tissue research, AIDS, and so on. We put science topics in perspective by looking at related political, ethical and philosophical issues--so you can get a well-rounded understanding of the hot issues. Useful for those with 'intelligent design' interests.

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The Context Group

A working group of international scholars committed to the use of the social sciences in biblical interpretation. This site has bibliographies of member writings, some of which have full-text links.

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The Ancient World on the Web

World Wide Websites relating to the Ancient Mediterranean compiled by Dr K. C. Hanson from 1997-2004.

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P.OST : evangelical theology for the age to come

The website, including blog, of Andrew Perriman. Includes, a lexicon, articles & other resources focussing on a 'Narrative-historical perspective' of the N.T.

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Apologetics Index

Apologetics research resources on religious movements, cults, sects, world religions and related issues

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Electronic Journals Library (EZB)

An electronic collection (EZB) of religious and theological journals, some full-text, others selectively added or indexed. Includes European language items. Based at Regensburg University.

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Society of Biblical Literature

The SBL's International Cooperation Initiative project provides free online PDF files to scholars and students who would not otherwise have access to these resources. Also reduced membership of SBL. Eligible countries listed here.

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Peace Theology

This website is operated by Ted Grimsrud and features materials he has written on theology, the Bible, pacifism, issues of war and peace, and other ethical themes. He teaches theology and peace studies at Eastern Mennonite University.

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Catalyst : contemporary evangelical perspectives for United Methodist seminarians

Analysis of and reflections on a wide range of topics and concerns confronting seminarians, pastors, and other Christian leaders.

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College of St Benedict & St John's University

On-line theology related periodicals listed by a Catholic librarian.

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Prison Fellowship International

The PFI Centre for Justice and reconciliation provides resources to support its work.

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The Refugee Study Centre, University of Oxford

Suggests useful resources including its own published working papers.

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Business as mission

Provides a section of resources and links on this topic.

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Biologos

BioLogos is a community of evangelical Christians committed to exploring and celebrating the compatibility of evolutionary creation and biblical faith, guided by the truth that 'all things hold together in Christ.' Has supporting resources.

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Liberation theology

This web site presents Liberation Theology/Theologies as efforts to think clearly about the meaning of religious faith in the context of oppression, war, poverty, inequality and environmental destruction, and the effort to live a compassionate, courageous and life-sustaining response to those conditions. Edited by Dennis Rivers.

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Elmer Towns

The works of Elmer Towns, cofounder of Liberty University.

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InterServe Occasional Papers

Interserve's Occasional Papers cover a range of topics related to cross-cultural mission both in the UK and overseas.

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Creation Care Resources

A useful page created by Gordon Matties of the Canadian Mennonite University.

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