Helpful Links & Resources

Episcopal/Anglican Resources

Miscellaneous Episcopal/Anglican Materials

  • General Theological Seminary – An Historical Tour of the Close by Susan Wrathall
  • i-Church – A web-based community of the Church of England in the Diocese of Oxford
  • A Catechism of Creation – Prepared for study in congregations by the The Committee on Science, Technology and Faith of the Episcopal Church

Bible Resources

  • Bible Gateway – Allows searching of the Bible in various English translations and in more than 25 languages
  • Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon – “A new dictionary of the Aramaic language…in preparation by an international team of scholars, with headquarters at the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati. This major scholarly reference work will cover all dialects and periods of ancient Aramaic, one of the principal languages of antiquity, with a literature of central importance for history and civilization, and especially for the Jewish and Christian religions.”
  • Blue Letter Bible – “A KJV Bible with over 1,000,000 links to Lexicons, Concordances, conservative Christian commentaries, and six searchable Bible Dictionaries.” This site offers Hebrew and Greek lexical resources.
  • Bibliothèque St Étienne de Jérusalem – “Within the international scientific community, the [École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem] is renowned for its magnificent library, and researchers know they are welcome. Its shelves contain more than 140,000 volumes and 400 reviews and periodicals, most of them dealing with biblical exegesis and archeology of the Near East, without forgetting the language and literature of people of the Ancient Near East.” In French, so consider using Google Translate.

General Religion Resources

Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion Guide to Internet Resources – A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion.

The Association of Religious Data Archives – An internet-based archive established to democratize access to the best data on religion.

ATLA-Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative – The Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative of the American Theological Library Association and Association of Theological Schools is a repository of digital resources contributed by member libraries.

Centre for Law and Religion’s working papers. This collection of Working Papers brings together papers by Centre members; it includes conference papers, draft articles and comments and other pieces which have not been previously published, and also papers presented to the Interfaith Legal Advisers Network.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library – “An excellent resource for electronic texts: the Bible, commentaries, hymns, sermons, Early Church Fathers (38 vols.), and many texts from the history of Christianity.”

Research in Ministry Database – RIM® Online is a freely available database that indexes DMin and DMiss projects from reporting schools of theology accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Indexing began in 1981. Author, title, project advisor, institution, and subject access are provided. In addition, an abstract for each project is included when one has been provided by the author. (Press “enter RIM” at the prompt for database access.)

Congregational Resource Guide – This guide offers resource recommendations chosen to address the needs of congregations and their leaders. The CRG draws on the expertise of the Alban Institute, the Indianapolis Center for Congregations, and other specialists. Hosted by the Alban Institute; offered as a gift by Lilly Endowment Inc.

Google Full-Text Theological Journals Search.

University of Regensburg’s Electronic Journals Library for Theology and Religious Studies – An exhaustive list of freely available, full-text journals organized alphabetically by journal title. The list is in English, but the resources listed might not be.

Bibliographic Resources

English Short Title Catalog – The English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) lists over 460,000 items published between 1473 and 1800.

Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL) – This resource presents biographical and bibliographic information on a veritable Who’s Who of Christianity, from Antiquity to Present. In German, so consider using Google Translate.

Documenta Catholica Omnia – This resource contains links to various mostly medieval and early Catholic documents. In Latin.

Other Libraries

Union Theological Seminary Library – Connect to the UTS Library. If you are a current student at GTS, please contact the Keller Library for information about access and borrowing privileges at the UTS Burke Library.

New York Public Library –  Use the NYPL’s electronic catalog to search for materials in the fine collections at the Schwarzman Building at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street. The website also has information about access and borrowing privileges, and one can apply for a library card online. (Anyone who lives, works or is enrolled as a student in New York City is eligible for a New York Public Library card.)
The New York Public Library branch closest to GTS is the Muhlenberg Branch located on 23rd Street near Seventh Avenue.

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