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Purpose of this Guide
For alumni and other users who do not have full access to resources provided by SMU Libraries, this guide contains links to freely available resources that may be helpful to those interested in theological research.
EBSCO Open Dissertations
Offers access to electronic dissertations and theses
Comprehensive index for theology and religious studies maintained by the University of Tubingen
Search collections of libraries all over the world to see where you might find the materials you want
Religion and Theology
American Academy of Religion Reading List
Recommendations from each program unit for important books in the field
Atla Digital Library
Archival, historical, and special collections in religion and theology from libraries worldwide
Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism
Full-text articles, journals, books and other resources on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenism in World Christianity. Create free account to access.
Articles and chapters on topics including: Old and New Testament, Theology, Ethics, History and Sociology of Religion, Communication and Cultural Studies, Pastoral Care, Counseling, Homiletics, Worship, Missions, and Religious Education
Research in Ministry
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
A digital library of many books and periodicals on theology and religion, maintained by the Princeton Theological Seminary Library
Websites on Religion
Selective annotated collection of web resources for the study of religion curated by Atla