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Theology Resources

*Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology

A free, searchable online version of the print encyclopedia with the same title, published by Baker Book House in 1996.

*Bibliographies on Theology and Ethics

A collection of book bibliographies maintained by Charles Bellinger of Texas Christian University.

*Catholic Encyclopedia

An online version of the print edition of The Catholic Encyclopedia, published in 1917.  If newer information is needed on a research topic, students should consult the library’s print reference resources on catholicism.  Click here to search the CCU library catalog.


This web site provides news and other resources about the Catholic church.  The homepage provides a link to a directory of official Roman Catholic Church documents.

*Christian Classics Ethereal Library

A large, free online library of classic Christian texts and sermons.  Provides access to the writings of the early church fathers, Luther, Calvin, and many others.

*Christian Cyclopedia

A free online version of the encyclopedia previously published in print by Concordia Publishing House.  This encylopedia provides insight into Lutheran theology.

*Computer Assisted Theology: Internet Resources for the Study and Teaching of Theology

A bibliography of web sites pertaining to several theological topics.

*Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

The homepage of the CBMW, a non-profit Christian organization that seeks to advocate the complementarian position in regard to men and women’s roles in the church, home, and society.  The site provides full-text access to several documents that outline their position, as well as access to the CBMW’s academic journal.

*Creeds of Christendom

A virtual library of various ancient and modern Christian creeds.  Provides the full-text of several major Catholic and Protestant creeds.

* Jack Cottrell

The Dabar web site (created by CCU professor Dan Dyke) provides the full-text of a few of Dr. Jack Cottrell’s writings, a theology professor at CCU.

*Dictionary of Theology

A brief theological dictionary created by Matthew J. Slick, a graduate of Westminster Theological Seminary.

*Encyclopedia of Religion and Society

This site provides full-text access to the articles that appear in the print encyclopedia with the same title, published by AltaMira Press in 1998.

*Evangelical Theological Society

The homepage of the ETS, a professional society for Evangelical scholars.  The site provides access to issues from back articles of The Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society.

*The Hall of Church History

This collection of links provides access to the writings of several significant theologians throughout church history.

*Historic Documents in American Presbyterianism

This page, from the PCA Historical Center, provides free full-text access to a number of historic documents from the late 1700’s to the twentieth century.  Several other publications as well as additional historical information can be found on the PCA Historical Center’s website:

*International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

The web site provides full-text access to the 1915 edition of ISBE.  Note: the latest edition (1986), which is only available via print or electronically by access to Logos or other Bible software programs, should be used for research whenever newer information on a Biblical topic is needed.  The print version can be found in CCU’s online library catalog:

*Journal for Christian Theological Research

An online, peer-reviewed journal published by the Christian Theological Research Fellowship.  The fellowship’s homepage, which has links to other resources, is accessible at:

*New Advent

A Catholic site that includes a directory of links, the full-text of The Catholic Encyclopedia (1917), the Summa Theologica of Thomas Aquinas, and a library of Church Fathers.

*The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge

This is a work-in-progress, hosted on the web site of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library.  Some articles from the print version of the encyclopedia are available via the index page.  Though a classic reference set, this encyclopedia was first published in the late 1800’s.  Because some of the information is now outdated, students should consult newer encyclopedias in the CCU library’s reference section when they needed access to updated information.

*Project Wittenberg

Sponsored by Concordia Theological Seminary (Ft. Wayne, IN), this site is home to works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans.

*Reformed Web Sites

A bibliography of web sites pertaining to various aspects of Reformed theology. 

*Religious Movements Homepage

This site, hosted by the University of Virginia, provides profiles of several religious groups, including various Christian denominations.  Profiles of cults are also included, as well as information regarding cult controversies.


Web resources for the study of theology.  Includes links to news articles pertaining to theological issues.

*Theology and Religion Resources

A directory created and maintained by Blackwell Publishing.

*Theology Webography

A bibliography of web sites compiled by the staff of the Walther Library of the Concordia Theological Seminary.

*Virtual Religion Index

A comprehensive web directory that provides links to various aspects of religious studies, including Christian theology.  Provides links to the official web sites for many different denominations.

*Wabash Center: Guide to Internet Resources for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

Another comprehensive web directory covering many aspects of religious and theological studies.

*YUL Research Guide for Christianity

Lists of recommended resources, including resources in systematic theology and practical theology, compiled by the Yale Divinity School Library

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