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Study Sites, Texts and Libraries:

Theology Library * * *
simple in style and very rich with over 8000links; now hosted at Spring HIll College
Religion On-Line
** "Full texts by recognized religious scholars" — a very good collection of full text articles, most from well known theologians
BELIEVE Religious Information Source
"BELIEVE is a collection of around 1,500 articles by respected scholars on around 700 religious subjects."
Internet Theology Links
from the Alcuin and Clemens Libraries* * * Systematic Theology on this site
Wabash Center Guide to Internet Resources
for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion.
Religious Studies Web guide
* * for those "involved in the academic study of religion." Includes links to images and maps
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Contain links to electronic versions of classic Christian texts (such as "The Ante-Nicene Fathers" etc.) **
The Ecole Initiative
on-line early Church texts, glossaries and more: "Creating a Hypertext Encyclopedia of Early Church History on the World Wide Web"
Computer Assisted Theology
Internet Resources for the Study and Teaching of Theology. A large gateway site with many rich links
Internet Resources for the Study of Judaism and Christianity
compiled by Jay C. Treat
Fides Quaerens Internetum
A Christian Theology page compiled by Bryan Stone at Boston University from the Reformed tradition
Project Wittenberg
"Project Wittenberg is home to works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans. Here you will find all manner of texts 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."
Index Verborum Martin Luther's German Writings 1516-1525
a site started by Heinz Bluhm and stored at Boston College
The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
very extensive, now stored at Georgetown University
Medieval sourcebook
stored at Fordham University
ORB: Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
"ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students"
Online Medieval and Classical Library
(OMACL) "a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization"
The Reformation Guide
some links about key figures sites and important texts
Quran Browser
"Browse and Compare Quran Translations " (in English) with access to the translations of Khalifa, Pickthall, Shakir, Sher Ali and Yusuf Ali
the Woodstock Center at Georgetown Univ
has some links to interesting programs and Jesuit texts
a site in German about sects and new religious movements "Das elektronische Informationssystem über Sekten, neue religiöse und ideologische Gemeinschaften und Psychogruppen in Deutschland (and world-wide)
A Concise History of Liberation Theology
by Leonardo and Clodovis Boff. From the book Introducing Liberation Theology (Orbis Books)
Women & Theology
"This page provides a selective, annotated list of links to Internet resources related to
women in religion, feminist theology, and the feminine divine."
"A qualified, highly accessible multilingual resource managed by experts. Texts and corpora from religions, humanities, research"
-- The formatting and presentation makes the texts stored here more helpful for concordance work than normal reading

Bibliographies and Glossaries: (for scripture, see the Biblical page)

Bibliographies for Theology
William Harmless, S.J. from Spring Hill College has a number of excellent annotated bibliographies for theology students**
Glossary for the Study of Judaism, Christianity and Islam
started by Robert Kraft at UPenn
A Reference List for Theology
-- a list of reference books for students beginning theology from Gerald O'Collins, S.J. (oriented toward Catholic students)


Glossary of Theological Terms
taken from Alister McGrath's Christian Theology. Has a few that are not yet in Wikipedia.
Religious & Theological Abstracts
a great resource for finding articles and abstracts of these articles from a wide range of theological journals. Found in many libraries, one can also buy a subscription or a CD-Rom version or test the service on the website (evaluation search limited to 5 found abstracts)
Bibliographies of German theologians
a list of links to bibliographies of modern, mostly German theologians from the Theologial faculty at the University of Münster

Language Aids:

The Perseus Digital Library
This site continues to expand from its start in the classics of the Greek and Latin world. The Perseus Table of Contents page has links for searching Greek words or for Latin words in several ways.
Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges
as found on the Perseus site
Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid
from Notre Dame University, which also recommends "Words" by William Whitaker which has about 30,000 entries

The Philosophy Resources Page
see also information on individuals in the "Thinkers" section of this site

Images from the World's Religion
stored at the University of Calgary

Professional Theological Societies: (also a good source for resource links)

The Council of Societies for the Study of Religion
is a federation of learned societies in religion interested in developing greater coordination of the field as a whole. This site contains information about both the CSSR and its constituent societies, an index to Religious Studies Review, and a directory of the nearly 1600 departments and programs of religious studies in North America.
American Academy of Religion
"Founded in 1909, the AAR is the world's largest association of academics who research or teach topics related to religion."
Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directory
The Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directory is the prime gateway to 462 high quality resources for the study of Judaism, including access to library catalogs and to databases like "RAMBI - Index of Articles in Jewish Studies".
Catholic Theological Society of America
"Our purpose, within the context of the Roman Catholic tradition, shall be to promote studies and research in theology, to relate theological science to current problems, and to foster a more effective theological education, by providing a forum for an exchange of views among theologians and with scholars in other disciplines."
European Association for Jewish Studies
European Society of Catholic Theology
the Irish Section of the European Society
International Network of Societies for Catholic Theology
or INSeCT for short, has world-wide reports and updates
Irish Theological Association
That's us!
Society for the Study of Theology
The professional society in the United Kingdom. "SST exists... promote excellence in the study of Christian Theology by facilitating and shaping theological thought, conversation and community. In particular, the Society's object is to identify and discuss important themes, questions and dialogues which call for theological engagement; and to explore the nature of and foster theological integrity, responsibility and vocation in academy, church and other areas of public life."
International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture
Scholarly Societies Project
sponsored by the Univ. of Waterloo Library:  a listing of scholarly societies


for religious truth is disclosed in many ways!
The WebMuseum
To refresh oneself from too many words
"the guide to great art on the Internet . . .8,229 artists listed; 2,186 art sites indexed; 180,000 works of art est."
Art on the Web **
a collection of over 1200 links; more academically oriented and not as commerical as site above
Virtual Library Museums Pages **
a list of links to webmuseums, arranged geographically
The Web Gallery of Art
This site, based in Hungary, "contains over 9,200 digital reproductions of European paintings and sculptures created between the years 1150 and 1800. A considerable number of the pictures are commented and biographies of the significant artists are given"
Theological and Religious Humor on the Web (!)
From Wesley Wildmann's collection: on culture and religion


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