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Education | Spirituality | Church History | Theology | Missions | Transformational Development

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Education

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Education Resources Education Center

ERIC is an index to Education journals and grey literature. Some full text items are now included and many libraries link their own holdings to this database.

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Stapleford Centre

Doing God in Education, a report by Trevor Cooling is an important, reasonable, balanced and thoughtful contribution to the case for Christian education. (Also on Theos website)

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The Journal of Education & Christian Belief

JE&CB. This site provides half a dozen sample journal articles which may be downloaded.

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John Shortt's website

Downloadable articles of his writing (including his PhD thesis) and other recommendations.

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European Educators' Christian Association

Articles recommended by the EurECA along with some book reviews.

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Kuyper's Institute for Christian Teaching & Learning

A growing range of resources that can be directly accessed by all those with an interest in Christian teaching and learning. These resources will include articles & study guides, eBooks, audio materials, reviews etc.

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Website of John M. Hull

The official website of Professor John M Hull: Emeritus Professor of Religious Education at the University of Birmingham. Includes a number of his writings.

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YMCA George Williams College Archives

Materials illuminating the development of informal education, life-long learning and social action. Includes several 'full-text' books.

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Center for Courage and Renewal

The resources page of this center founded by Parker Palmer. It has offered programs to help teachers, physicians, clergy and others rejoin soul and role, renewing their passion for their work, reclaiming its basic values and deepening their service to others.

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Spirituality

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Messiah College

Messiah College program for spiritual Formation resource listing of websites and books

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Glenn Myers

Glenn teaches at Crown College, Minneapolis. This blog is dedicated to introducing contemporary Christians to saintly men and women who are relatively unknown today.

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Dallas Willard

Dallas Willard's own website includes more than 100 articles by him.

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Spiritual Formation Institute

Website of Dr Alex Tan. In 2003, I started the Spiritual Formation Institute at the Holy Light Church in Johor Bahru. The mission of the SFI is to nurture disciples of Jesus Christ with informed mind, hearts on fire and contemplative in action. My special interests are in theology, philosophy, spiritual formation, Christian spirituality and biomedical ethics.

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Bibliographies / Harmless

Bibliographies compiled by William Harmless of Creighton Uuniversity.

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Zondervan Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

Selected articles from the Zondervan Dictionary of Christian Spirituality / ed Glen Scorgie. Zondervan, 2011.

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Spirituality... / Seddon & Marshall

Spirituality: contemporary and Biblical / by Philip Seddon and I. H. Marshall. An RTSF Booklet first published in 1994.

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London Institute for Contemporary Christianity

A set of 6 audio sessions (mp3), each approx 50 mins, by Antony Billington on Gospel-shaped Discipleship.

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Eugene Peterson : an interview

Spirituality for all the wrong reasons. Peterson talks about lies and illusions that destroy the church. An interview with Mark Galli in 2005.

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Michael Burer

Two essays about biblical teaching and Spiritual formation (1) in the N.T. generally, and (2) Romans 12: 1-2.

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Christian research network

An item by Erin Benziger (2012) presenting opposing views on the contemporary Spiritual Formation movement

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Episcopal Church of St John in the Wilderness

Materials used in a 5 session course on Christian Spirituality based on Alister McGrath's book Christian spirituality : an introduction.

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Church History

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Project Canterbury

A free online archive of out-of-print Anglican texts and related modern documents. Includes some academic papers & theses.

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Yale University

Resources for teaching and research relating to the History of Christianity produced at Yale University.

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Christian Classics Ethereal Library

A digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education.

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Project Wittenberg

Project Wittenberg is home to works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans. Ranges from short quotations to commentaries, hymns to statements of faith, theological treatises to biographies, and links to other places where words and images from the history of Lutheranism live.

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New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

An extensive list of links to General and Baptist Church history resources.

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Anglicans on Line

On this page we have collected links to web sites that focus on Anglican and Episcopal history, its people, and its buildings. Organised geographically.

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Theology

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Reformation Theology

We are a community of confessing believers who love the gospel of Jesus Christ, affirm the Biblical and Christ-exalting truths of the Reformation such as the five solas, the doctrines of grace, monergistic regeneration, and the redemptive historical approach to interpreting the Scriptures.

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Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry

Founder/editor Matt Slick. Includes statement of faith conservative end of spectrum. His on-line Dictionary of Theology is derived from a variety of published reference works.

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Dave Herring resources for exegesis & theology

I am a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (MDiv), The Master's College (BA), and Word of Life Bible Institute (Dip). I started God-centered.com in 2006, originally intending it to serve as a community resource page. Since October 2008, I have transitioned the site to a theological blog to reflect my interests in biblical studies, exegesis, biblical theology, the use of the OT in the NT, reformed theology, and redemptive-historical preaching. Scroll down for a variety of useful items.

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Christian Web Foundation

Theopedia is a growing online encyclopedia of biblical Christianity. Theopedia uses wikipedia:Wiki technology, which is essentially a community-driven, information-management system. Contributors may add and edit articles ...These... must then be 'sight checked' by an authorized editor/reviewer before they are incorporated into the public version (stable page).

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Sydney Studies in religion

1+1 +1 = 1: making sense of nonsense: the concept of the Trinity at the end of the 20th century / Jennifer Anne Herrick.

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Missions

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Boston University History of Missiology Project

(N.B. will migrate soon to www.bu.edu/missiology)

A collaborative project of the Boston University Theology Library and the Center for Global Christianity and Mission initiated by Professor Dana Robert. This portal provides online access to biographical material about missionaries as well as to classic writings in the history of Protestant mission thought, including works on mission theology, theory, and strategy.

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Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Christianity

A project initiated in 2005 at OMSC, New Haven, Conn. Browse by person, affiliation, locale, time period or author. Some articles in Chinese. Items still being added.

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Dictionary of African Christian Biography

Containing the essential biographical facts of African Christian leaders, evangelists, and lay workers chiefly responsible for laying the foundations and advancing the growth of Christian communities in Africa. Begun in 1997 and continues to expand. The Overseas Ministries Study Center of New Haven, Connecticut, under the directorship of Dr. Jonathan Bonk, provides administrative and technical support. Several languages used.

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International Association of Mission Studies

Papers tabled as abstracts for the IAMS Assembly in Malaysia in 2004. Some also provide full text.

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Madang Journal

Published by the Korean Association of Progressive Theologians. Subscription based, multilingual publication.

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Crowther Centre For Mission Education (CMS)

A selection of Missiological articles.

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International Mission Photography Archive, University of South California

Offers historical images from Protestant and Catholic missionary collections in Britain, Norway, Germany, and the United States. The photographs, which range in time from the mid nineteenth to the mid twentieth century, offer a visual record of missionary activities and experiences in Africa, China, Madagascar, India, Papua-New Guinea, and the Caribbean.

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Lausanne Movement

A worldwide movement that mobilizes evangelical leaders to collaborate for world evangelization. Their published documents are available here.

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Billy Graham Center Archives

The links take you to biographical sketches which in turn take you to individual collection guides about the Archives holdings for the person concerned.

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Pew forum

A Global Survey of Evangelical Protestant Leaders published by The Pew Forum on religion and Public Life in 2011.

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Barnabas International

The Tender Care Tool Box has a selection of resources related to 'membercare'.

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Edinburgh 1910, Africa 2010.../ Fielder

Edinburgh 1910, Africa 2010 and the evangelicals / Klaus Fiedler. Originally published in Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 36 no 2, Oct 2010, p. 53-71.

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Missionary E texts Archive

A collection of accessible historical writings by, about and for missionaries. Also available as a CD

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'As the Father has sent me...'/ Goheen

'As the Father has sent me' : ... J.E. Lesslie Newbigin's missionary ecclesiology / Michael W. Goheeen (PhD : University of Utrecht, 2001)

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Life in the spirit / Hughes

Life in the Spirit : an overview of Lesslie Newbigin's pneumatology of mission. Published in the Asbury Journal 68 no 2, 2013, p. 95-105.

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Oxford Centre for Mission Studies

A website with links to hundreds of articles on faith and mission, with a missiological focus. It will be of interest to those wanting to learn more about humanitarian relief, development and social action from a faith perspective.

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Edinburgh Conference 2010

A collection of resources - papers, books, videos, photos etc - generated by this conference.

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Transformational Development

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Measuring transformation / Getu

Measuring transformation / Makonen Getu. Published in Transformation 19, no 2, 2002.

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Christian Aid

Christian Aid's Occasional paper series reflect work carried out by Christian Aid Staff and others on a range of Development topics (6 ).Also a theology series.

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Megan Bradley

Displacement, transitional justice and reconciliation / a paper by Megan Bradley, Refugee Study Centre, Oxford, 2010.

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John Millbank

What a Christian view of society says about poverty / John Millbank, 2011.

A paper presented for a consultation on Theology, poverty and inequality.

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Seek Justice / Jonathan Burnside

Blog, podcasts, etc and chapters from his books

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Concepts of development... / Kim

Concepts of development in the Christian traditions / Kirsteen Kim. A Religions and Development [University of Birmingham] Background Paper (Working Paper no16) , 2007.

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Refugees Study Centre, University of Oxford

Local faith communities and the promotion of resilience in humanitarian situations / edited by Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh.... 2013. (Working Paper Series; 90)

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UNICEF

Partnering with religious communities for children / UNICEF. 2012.

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Interfaith Network for the UK

Faith, identity and belonging : educating for shared citizenship. A repost of a seminar by the Interfaith Network for the UK, 2006.

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The Children's Society

The heart of the kingdom: Christian theology and children who live in poverty/ edited by Angus Ritchie.

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Towards a practical Dalit theology ....

Towards a practical Dalit theology: a study...caste oppression / Vincent Manoharan Packianathan (P Phil, University of Birmingham, 2012.

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The irruption of migrants / Campese

The irruption of migrants: theology of migration in the 21st century /Gioacchino Campese in Theological Studies, 2012.

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Maraland website articles

Doing a theology of refugees in Myanmar context. Research from a pastor in Switzerland.

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A theology for resettlement .... / Larking

A theology for resettlement / Phillip Andrew Larking (MTh: University of Otago, 2012)

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TransformingBusiness.net (University of Cambridge)

Can Christianity give a positive value to wealth? An engagement with the early church Fathers / Peter Heslam. 2009.

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