Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials is the premier index of articles, reviews, and essays in all fields of religion and theology, and offers significant breadth and depth of subject areas and languages covered. Journals are selected for inclusion according to their scholarly merit and scope.
The JSTOR Religion and Theology Collection provides access to academic journals covering the history and philosophy of religion. While there is some overlap with the Atla Religion Database, JSTOR-Religion and Theology contains journals not in the Atla Religion Database.
Open Access Digital Theological Library (OADTL) curates high-quality content in religious studies and related disciplines from publisher websites, institutional repositories, scholarly societies, archives, and stable public domain collections. The OADTL contains open access articles, dissertations, ebooks, and digitized historical documents.
Oxford Handbooks Online - Religion contains essays on critical topics and emerging issues in the study of religion, complementing hundreds of essays on Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, and cross-cultural thematic studies. All of these essays can be accessed individually through keyword searches related to religious traditions, thematic fields, and analytic approaches.
Research in Ministry (RIM) is a thesis and dissertation abstract database where users can search for and share the outcomes of research conducted in programs of study related to ministry, theology and religion. Containing over 14,000 records, RIM provides searchable access to abstracts for theses, dissertations and other terminal projects completed in graduate programs of study.
Routledge Religion Handbooks provide authoritative and dynamic overviews of core subjects and topics in religion. The Routledge Religion Handbooks cover substantial thematic surveys of key historical periods or cultures and explore interdisciplinary themes such as, sexuality, art, literature, science and technology, politics and global interactions. Routledge Handbooks provide comprehensive overviews of major world religions, key religious texts, inter-religious relations, important religious concepts and religion in context
The Theological Commons is a digital library of over 130,000 resources on theology and religion. Developed in partnership with the Internet Archive it contains books, journals, audio recordings, photographs, manuscripts, and other formats dating from 975 C.E. to the present.
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ARCH (Archives Research Compute Hub) is a research and education service that helps users easily build, access, and analyze digital collections computationally at scale. With ARCH’s intuitive interface, users can build custom research collections relevant to a wide range of subjects, generate and access research-ready datasets from collections, and analyze those datasets. In line with best practices in reproducibility, ARCH supports open publication and preservation of user-generated datasets. ARCH is a key asset to research, classroom instruction, and collection curation.
The Chicago Manual of Style Online is the venerable, time-tested guide to style, usage, and grammar in an accessible online format. It is the preferred citation style for most Meadville Lombard courses.
Sister Souurce, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed to house and guide the various programs that celebrate and advance Black Unitarian Universalist (UU) women and girls. Currently, the following initiatives exist under Sister Souurce, Inc.: an anthology volume, education, research and resources, and this website.