General Religion & Theology Sites

Wabash Center Internet Guide

* * * Books, articles, syllabi, and websites to support teachers of theology and religionArguably the premier internet repository of theological and religious resources. Its listings are arranged by subject and are keyword searchable, and are also arranged according to material type. The guide was originally created by Charles K. Bellinger, Theological Librarian and Assistant Professor of Theology and Ethics at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas.

Research Guide for Christianity

Yale Divinity School Library's massive online database includes Free Online Religion Resources and Selected Internet Sites and Electronic Texts sites. Users can browse by resource format or subject area, and the database is also keyword searchable. Note that not all resources listed are online; some are texts on CD-ROM and can be accessed only at Yale University Library.

Religion Online

* * * Digital library of 1,500+ English language theological classics including works by Barth, Bultmann; Old and New Testament; mission; homiletics; pastoral care and counselling. Contains links to biblical texts, study aids, and articles on various topics by a number of well-known scholars. Resources here are not always the deepest in any area, but this site covers possibly the broadest range of topics found in any Christian resource site and is easy to navigate.

Religious Studies Web Guide

* * * A list of links to all manner of web-based religious studies (i.e., more than just Christian) study tools. Like most, it is searchable by keyword and also browsable by topic. Unlike most, it is also arranged by format. It is maintained by Saundra Lipton of the University of Calgary.

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* * A fairly good selection of bible texts, public domain bible study aids, and Christian books by modern as well as classic authors.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

* * * Located at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this site is a vast collection of public domain source material, historical and theological, searchable by title, author, or subject. Gives access to the Nicene and Ante-Nicene Fathers (Schaff and Wace) - those not found here can be found at the Tertullian Project. Files can be saved for offline viewing. An excellent resource. 

Catholic Encyclopedia

Features more than 11,000 articles on Catholic topics, as well as Aquinas' Summa Theologica, works of the Church Fathers, and Catholic links. Based on the 1913 printed edition.

Biblical and Educational Resources

* * * Huge compendium of links to resources in biblical studies, history and historical theology. Possibly the largest assembly of links to biblical texts and translations available.

Virtual Religion Index

* * * From the religion department at Rutgers University, this is one of the more comprehensive sites in religious studies. Like the other really good resource sites, it is arranged in topical groups and is keyword searchable.

Internet Christian Library

* * In addition to a sizable collection of links to online resources and texts, this site contains links to a large list of Christian organizations and educational institutions.

Internet Public Library

* * * This site, created by members of the University of Michigan School of Information, is intended to be an online library, giving users searchable access to all manner of online materials on a variety of topics.


***The Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism is a multilingual online library offering free access to more than 650,000 full-text articles, journals, books and other resources. Its focus is on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenism in World Christianity.

Resource Pages for Biblical Studies

* * Scholarly links to biblical and other early Christian writings and their social world compiled by Torrey Seland, Professor of New Testament Studies, School of Mission and Theology, Norway.


*** Provides encylopedic entries to theological topics along with links to online resources.

Theological Commons

**** Hosted by Princeton Theological Seminary, this site has over 76,000 digitized items (books and journals) from the Internet Archive with a focus on theology.

Theological Studies

*** Hosted by R. Bradshaw, this site has over 11,000 articles originally published in print journals and now available in pdf format.

The Digital Theological Library (DTL)

Provides an A-Z listing of open access digital resources in theology. Includes an alphabetical listing of subjects covered, a searchable function, and tutorials.


**** Hosted by the World Council of Churches, for those who register this site provides access to an array of academic resources

Theology Blog: B. Myers

*** This Faith and Theology blog is maintained by Ben Myers who teaches theology at Charles Sturt University's School of Theology in Sydney, Australia.

Theology Blog: J. Smith

*** This Fors Clavigera blog is maintained by James Smith, Professor of Philosophy, Calvin College and editor of Comment magazine.

Theology Blog: N. Norelli

*** This Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth is maintained by Nick Norelli who describes himself as a "Pentecostal Christian of the Trinitarian variety." The blog is devoted to Bible and theology, among other topics.