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· Collections of Works
The OADTL is owned and operated by the Digital Theological Library, a non-profit corporation in support of religious studies education.
Globethics.net Library. Theology and Ecumenism section includes more than 2 million documents on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenism in World Christianity. Results of sample search for “church social justice Philippines”.
Atla Digital Library. Links to religion and theology-related digital collection.
HathiTrust. A partnership of academic institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. Most books in HathiTrust are published before 1923, but not all – e.g. The church in Southeast Asia by Winburn T. Thomas and Rajah B. Manikam, published 1956.
Digital library of around 110,000 books and periodicals on theology and religion, mostly published before 1923, but not all – e.g. God Hidden and Revealed by John Dillenberger, published in 1953.
Classic Christian texts, including Patristic writings, various versions of the Bible, hymns, denominational works, reference works, and theological texts. It is possible to browse the CCEL by subject.
Online Books from the University ofPennsylvania. Listing over 3 million free books on the Web.
Religious texts from Christianity (including the categories of Bible, Catholicism, the Vatican, Orthodox Christianity, Patristics, Reformation), Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam.
Portal to resources on the ancient Near East including digital “core texts” published before 1925.
Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University. All of Jonathan Edwards' writings available electronically.
· Journal articles / online journals
Free, full text, quality scholarly journals in all languages and subjects, including theology and religious studies.
Google's search engine for scholarly literature. It provides access to books, journal articles, and citations.
Provides access to article citations. Some articles are available full text for free, others for a fee.
· Image resources
Atla Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative
Repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries of the American Theological Library Association (Atla).
Historical images from Protestant and Catholic missionary collections during the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
More than 60,000 images of biblical illustrations, portraits of religious leaders, printers' devices, engravings of church buildings, and other theological topics.
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· Biblical Studies
· Early Christianity / Patristics
Provides access to primary texts from the 1st to the 5th century of the church. Texts have online dictionary links, English translations, and notes.
Early Christian Writings. Christian texts from the 1st to the early 3rd centuries.
The Early Church Fathers section of the CCEL site provides English translations of the Church Fathers from the Ante-Nicene and Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers series.
Extensive resources on a number of ethical issues, including the evolution/creation controversy, biomedical ethics and more.
Developed with an initial focus on bioethics, the EthicShare collection features scholarly articles, books, archival and digital objects, popular press literature, dissertations, and commission reports, as well as blogs and other sources.
Global digital library on ethics providing users free access to full text versions of about 200 journals and more than a million documents in the field of applied ethics.
Full-text digital library including many primary text theological writings.
This is an older work (1908) but provides searchable articles online and may be useful for historical materials.
A clearinghouse for Barth scholarship and activities, its program includes conferences, research opportunities, discussion
groups, and publications.
Includes numerous historic church documents: creeds, confessions, catechisms, Calvin's Institutes, etc.
Computer-Assisted Theology. Annotated list of Internet resources relating to theological studies.
Includes: a full edition of the complete works of St. Thomas; a bibliography covering all the studies on Aquinas and his doctrine; an index of the main tools of Thomistic research; and; a digital edition of the main manuscripts of Aquinas' works.
A research institution of the Catholic Church established by the Catholic Military Chaplaincy. The emphasis of research and documentation is on the political and social debate on questions of peace from a theological-ethical point of view.
· World Christianity and Missions
Historical mission periodicals online
Historical missions annual reports online
International Mission Photography Archive. Photographs contributed by numerous repositories of mission archives.
Biographical material about missionaries and classic writings in the history of Protestant mission thought.
An electronic repository of historical texts by, about and for missionaries.
Edinburgh 2010: Resources. Photos, papers, books, and articles related to Edinburgh 1910 and the centenary celebration.
Anglican history; includes digitized texts re. missions and index to Episcopal Church periodical Spirit of Missions
Biographical information about American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions missionaries - see also the Congregational Library's Obituary Database.
China Mission History Digital Archive. Whitworth University site includes digitized photographs, bibliography.
Primary and secondary sources concerning the cultural contacts between China and Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (from 1582 to ca. 1840)
London Missionary Society Collection ofChinese Books. Digitized by National Library of Australia
Archive guides, primary sources, digitized materials gathered by Luce-funded project at IUPUI
Chinese Christian Posters. Project of Boston University Center for Global Christianity and Mission
Journeys and Encounters: Religion,Society and the Basel Mission in North Karnataka 1837-1852. Translations and summaries from published materials in German, by Jennifer and Paul Jenkins
Online Archive Korean Christianity. Project of Sung Deuk Oak, UCLA
Christianity in Taiwan. Site of John Lai