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Although theology was not foremost in the minds of those who were instrumental in creating the Internet it is becoming a marvelous tool for pastors and scholars. There are now many excellent resources available on the internet for biblical and theological study and the situation is changing almost daily. We concede that we feel challenged to stay informed about what is happening. We ask for your assistance in keeping our collection as current and comprehensive as possible.

Resources for the Study of Scripture and Theology

General Reference Works
The Jewish Encyclopedia It bills itself as the only free Jewish encyclopedia on the Internet and claims to have over 15,000 articles and illustrations. It was originally published between 1901-1906 and is now in the public domain.
A Guide to Synagogue Worship and Observance

Overview of World Religions This is a project of the Division of Religion and Philosophy of St. Martin's College, England. It attempts to provide a historical and regional overview of world religions.
Religions of the World Compiled by B.A. Robinson on behalf of Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. The site provides numbers of adherents; names of houses of worship, titles of leaders and rates of growth. The site appears to be updated regularly.
Christian Classics A large collection of theological works including the writings of the Church Fathers. This site is maintained by a team of scholars based at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Virtual Religion Index An excellent portal for the academic study of religion on the Internet based at Rutgers University.
Anglicans Online - Theological Resources Links pertaining to the study of religion primarily from an Anglican perspective.

Hebrew Language and Old Testament Study Resources
A Hebrew-English Bible This site provides the Masoretic text with the English in parallel columns. It offers a printer-friendly version of the text and also provides an oral reading of the Hebrew text in MP3 format that is compatible with Windows Media Player.
Learn Hebrew - My Hebrew Dictionary This is a lexicon of Modern Hebrew that is quite fascinating. You need to be able to recognize and pronounce the Hebrew characters.
Hebrew Date Converter Convert dates from the Gregorian Calendar to the Hebrew Calendar and vice versa.

History and Archeology of the Middle East
Archeology Atlas of the Middle East Country by country listings of current archeology sites.
Archeology Part of NTGateway.Com this site offers an extensive bibliography.
World Wide Web Sites Relating to the Ancient Mediterranean A significant list compiled by Dr. K. C. Hanson.
The Biblical Archeology Society This society, founded by Hershel Shanks, publishes three print periodicals relating to contemporary archeology: Biblical Archeology Review, Bible Review, and Archeology Odyssey. Excerpts and some complete, even recent, articles are made available on the web site. The material is interesting and well written.

Greek Language and New Testament Study Resources
The New Testament Greek Lexicon This version offers audio pronunciation as well.
The Institute of Biblical Greek A significant collection of online tools and study aids. (Note: Watch for small widows that have to be enlarged in order to read contents.)
The Greek New Testament Gateway A significant collection of texts and resources for NT Greek maintained by Dr. Mark Goodacre of the University of Birmingham.
Elementary Greek This is one of several courses offered online by the Quartz Hill School of Theology in California. They subscribe to the Southern Baptist Doctrinal statement.
Resources for Learning New Testament Greek
Moods and Tenses of New Testament Greek This is an online version of E. D. Burton's classic work. This is part of a project operated by http://www.dabar.org/ that has the objective of making available on line older biblical and theological works that are no longer protected by copyright.
Resource Pages for Biblical Studies Focusing on the early Christian writings and their social world.

English Bible translations, concordances and study notes.
The History of the English Bible A series of four lectures by Daniel B. Wallace, Dallas Theological Seminary.
The Audio Bible The King James Version is read by Alexander Scourby. The audio requires "RealPlayer" which can be downloaded free if required.
BibleGateway It provides the full text for 20 English translations including the CEV and the NIV though not the RSV or the NRSV (some also available in RealAudio) and for many other languages as well, including the Greek New Testament. It allows for key word and topical searches and for transferring text to a word processor.
CrossWalk This site has over 30 translations including the New Revised Standard Translation.
World Wide Study Bible Text, commentary and sermon Internet resources related to each chapter of the bible.
Biblical Words Pronunciation Guide Uncertain as to how to pronounce that name? Check it out here in .wav file format.
Hitchcock's Bible Names Over 2500 cross referenced names with audio pronunciation (Realplayer).
Bible.org Bible Study Resources organized by book, title and author.

Systematic Theology and Theological Papers
Computer-Assisted Theology Internet Resources for the Study and Teaching of Theology by Dr. Michael Fraser of Oxford University. A very comprehensive site.
Religion Online A collection of over 5,000 articles on all facets of theology.
Systematic Theology: Internet Theology Resources This site is maintained by Elizabeth Knuth and includes a variety of texts.
Lambert Dolphin's Library Links to books and articles on theological topics including papers by Canadian Arthur C. Custance.
A Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet Though maintained, this list has not been greatly expanded since 1999. Still useful.
Catalogue of Books Access to the full text of over 50 theological and devotional books listed by title and author.

Theology and Postmodernism
The Church in Crises: A Postmodern Reader An annotated bibliography produced by Daniel B. Wallace of Dallas Theological Seminary.
Toward a Theological Understanding of Postmodernism An article by Daniel J. Adams, a Presbyterian theologian teaching at Hanil Theological Seminary in Korea.
Representing Christ to a Postmodern World An article by C. Michael Patton , Director of the Theology Program, Stonebriar Community Church, Dallas, Texas.

A collection of uniquely Presbyterian and Reformed theological resources.
Studies in Reformed Theology This site is maintained by John Hendryx and includes a large number of classic Reformed texts of books, articles and sermons spanning the period from the early church through the Reformation to the present. If you are looking for out of print Reformed and Puritan material you are likely to find it here.
Centre for Reformed Theology and Apologetics The owner of this site describes himself as being committed to a strict subscriptionist view of the Westminster Standards.
Fire and Ice Puritan and Reformed Writings (mostly sermons)

Resources for Christian Education This space is intended for more theoretical and administrative material related to Christian Education. For hands-on material for parents and teachers we invite you to visit our Children's Corner
The Workshop Rotation Model

Resources for understanding Islam
A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam Intended for non-Muslims who would like to understand Islam.
Islam 101 An educational site on Islam
IslamiCity Islamic theology, Islamic history and an Islamic glossary.
Internet Islamic History Sourcebook Created by Paul Halsall of Fordham University but which unfortunately does not appear to be actively maintained.
History of Islam A brief summary of the history of Islam.
Middle East & Islamic Studies Collection Part of the "MyLibrary" program developed by the Cornell University Library.
Islamweb, Islamic Studies Internet Guide A collaborative site maintained by the Carolina-Duke-Emory Institute for the Study of Islam.
Islam, U.S.A. A series of four articles by Wendy Murray Zoba, Associate Editor of Christianity Today.

Some Religious and Theological Journals
We have restricted our listings to sites that do not require a subscription fee. In some cases the online version may not include access to the full text of the most recent issues.
Crosscurrents Magazine Described as "a global network for people of faith and intelligence who are committed to connecting the wisdom of the heart and the life of the mind."
First Things A journal of Religion, culture and public life.
The Journal of Southern Religion Devoted to the study of religion in the American South.
Kerux The Journal of Northwest Theological Seminary.
Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society
Journal of Theology and Ministry An electronic journal published by McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton.
Ministry A journal of the Seventh-Day Ministerial Association.
The Review of Biblical Literature Reviews of books in biblical studies and related fields.
Sojourners A journal of faith, politics and culture.
Stromata Annual Publication of the student Body of Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids.
TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism Dedicated to the study of Jewish and Christian biblical texts.


New additions to our link lists are marked with a symbol that will remain in place for about 30 days. This will both assist regular users to spot new entries quickly and also allow those maintaining the site to see at a glance how much new material is being provided for users.

Photo credits this page:The header photographs on this page are of two theological libraries. The photo on the left is of "Theology Hall" in the 12th. century Strahov Monastery in Prague. This photo is the property of Darrell Peck and is used with permission. The photo on the right is of the Caven Library at Knox College, University of Toronto. All unidentified images are believed to be in the public domain.

The PresbyKirk Library is the creation of Robert J. Bernhardt.