Welcome to the Theology Subject Guide.
Audience: CUAA undergraduate students in Religion courses.
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How to use: Click on a Tab to learn more.
Full-text database is a collection of major religion and theology journals. Topics: all major religious faiths, major denominations, and language groups. 1949-present.
Religion & Philosophy Collection (Ebsco)
Full-text, scholarly journals. Topics: world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Religion Database (ProQuest)
Covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest.
American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collections-Series 1 (EBSCOhost) Titles from the 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions, with the majority of titles from the 19th century.
American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection-Series 2 (EBSCOhost) Features titles published from 1894-1923. Topics: growing interest in Eastern religions from the late 1800s to the early 1900s, shifts in the religious identification of Americans, the evangelical movement and evangelical sermons, missionary activities, and biographies of nineteenth century theologians.
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Commission on Theology and Church Relations Provides study documents and statements on a number of significant theological issues.
Search for books and ebooks in Primo.
General Instructions: Finding Books Guide
Library of Congress Call Numbers
BS 500 Bible Criticism and interpretation
BS 700 Old Testament
BS 1900 New Testament
BT Doctrinal Theology
BV Practical Theology
You can search for journal articles in Primo and library databases (see databases tab).
General Instructions on finding and requesting: Finding Journal Articles
Finding Journal Articles By Journal Title in Primo
- Open E-Journals Search
- Search for the Journal’s Title.
- Click on the Journal in the search results.
- Search inside the journal for keywords on the journal page.
For print journals, a link to the Index where you can search articles by topic is provided.
- Journal of Lutheran Mission
- Concordia Journal
- Concordia Theological Quarterly
- Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (Print only)
- Journal of Biblical Literature
- Lehre und Wehre (Print only)
- Lutheran Forum (Print only)
- Lutheran Synod Quarterly
- Lutheran Quarterly
- Concordia Theological Seminary (IN) Media Library
A library of theological articles, course videos, chapel sermons and other resources provided by CS.
- Concordia Seminary (St. Louis)
Collection of resources including a scholarship repository, faculty blogs, video and audio lectures, and more.
- WI Lutheran Seminary Digital Library
Essays on various topics related to ministry and LCMS education
- Post-Reformation Digital Library (Calvin College)
database of digital books about the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation Era (late 15th-18th c.)
- Project Wittenberg
Writings of Martin Luther and other Lutherans
- Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA)
US and International Data related to religion & congregations, including datasets.
- Research In Ministry (RIM)
Online database of thesis and dissertation abstracts related to ministry, theology, and religion.
- Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Detailed, scholarly, peer-reviewed information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of academic philosophy
- Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)
Offical website. Includes Bible studies, prayer suggestions, devotions, directories & more.
- Lutheran Hour Ministries
Lutheran Christ-centered outreach effort from the International Lutheran Laymen’s League. Includes training resources in video and print formats.
- LCMS Document Library
A wide variety of free print resources about ministry and education of LCMS beliefs and doctrine.
- LCMS Commission on Theology & Church Relations
Lutheran Doctrine statements on life, family, marriage, citizenship, and comparison to other religions and Christian faiths.
- LC-MS Convention Essays
CUW Library’s Digital Repository of doctrinal essays and other reports first generated during the regular LCMS conventions discuss topics of continuing relevance and value to the theological scholarship of LCMS.
- Concordia Historical Institute
Library and Archives on American Lutheran history from the 19th century immigration the present.