Theological Resources on the Internet

This is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to all the theological resources available on the Internet. It is a selection intended to get you started in your research. For additional sites, see those assembled under the Theology section of our Pastor's Electronic Library (over). The web addresses in this guide were valid at the time this guide was last updated. If you discover any out-of-date links, please report them to the theological librarian.

Blackwell Theology Resources
Links to a wide range of denominationally-oriented theology sites as well as a thorough listing of discussion lists, hosted by Blackwell Publishing.

Documents of the Roman Catholic Church
A source for a number of Catholic documents including the texts of the Council of Trent, Vatican II, various encyclicals, writing of Church Fathers, doctors, saints, new catechism etc.

Guide to Philosophy on the Internet
Not purely theology, but this comprehensive site includes links to many sites dealing with individual theologians.

The Hall of Church History: Theology From a Bunch of Dead Guys
This entertaining site features short introductory articles, timelines and collections of texts on a wide range of groups and periods in church history.

Hippias: Limited Area Search of Philosophy on the Internet
A search engine linking a large number of philosophy-related sites.

Codex: Resources for Biblical, Theological, and Religious Studies
Maintained by Tyler Williams, Assistant Professor of Theology at The King's University College, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Wabash Centre Resources for Religion and Theology
A highly recommended site containing information on reference works, church history, theology, online bibles in various versions and translations, bibliographies, syllabi, listservs, e-journals, sources for the Bible etc.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Life, works, texts and translations, commentaries, research, and online seminar maintained by J.J. O'Donnell.

Documents of Church History: Fathers of the Church
Links to patristic texts available online and to various Catholic resources including those from the Middle Ages.

Early Church Fathers
Downloadable texts from the Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene church fathers; Christian Ethereal Library (searchable by author, title and type); searchable Encyclopedia of Christianity; and Christian classics in e-format.

The Ecole Initiative
This site contains a hypertext encyclopedia of Early Church History with interesting and useful sites including a large glossary of biographical sketches, essays, a searchable timeline, images, and links to electronic texts all relating to early church history.

Guide to Early Church Documents
This site contains pointers to Internet-accessible files relating to the early church, including canonical documents, creeds, the writings of the Apostolic Fathers and other historical texts relevant to church history. Links to some texts feature a helpful synopsis. 

Byzantine and Medieval Studies Links
A vast collection of links on a wide range of topics. Well worth exploring.

Guide to On-line Resources in Medieval Spirituality
This site, assembled by Prof. Scott DeGregorio, includes numerous links to elctronic texts as well as to on-line biographical articles from the Catholic encyclopaedia, lives of saints, articles on key figures and themes in medieval spirituality, and religious orders.

Thomas Instituut te Utrechte
A well-constructed site devoted to Thomas Aquinas and featuring bibliographies, articles and links to other Aquinas sites.

A Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet
Produced by the Institute for Christian Leadership, this site contains links to a plethora of electronic texts on a wide-range of titles relating to Protestant spirituality. Also included are links to Calvin's commentaries and institutes; Book of Common Prayer; Jonathan Edwards; Jeremy Taylor.

The Protestant Reformation
Produced by the history department at Hanover College. Includes material by and about a number of prominent reformation figures. Includes Lutheran, Reformed, Radical, English and Scottish reformations; secondary sources.

Reformation
Links to e-texts by various reformation figures notably Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, Melancthon, Bullinger. Plus a picture gallery of people and places.

Selected Works of Martin Luther
A biographical sketch accompanied by links to a large number of Luther's works in electronic format, and selected historic works by others. From Project Wittenberg.

E. Modern Period

Sites dedicated to modern theology are not plentiful on the web. If your area of interest is not represented in this section, try browsing through some of the sites listed in section "A. General".

Dietrich Bonhoeffer Home Page

Immanuel Kant: Links
A site featuring links to bibliographies, articles, e-texts, and other resources related to Immanuel Kant.

Karl Barth-Archiv und Karl Barth-Stiftung
Contact information for the Karl Barth Archives at the University of Basel plus a biographical article.

The Wesleyan Studies Page
Contains a downloadable bibliography, e-texts and links to related pages on all matters Wesleyana. 

Documents of Jewish Belief
Articles and e-texts of significant documents relating to Jewish religious thought.

Judaism and Jewish Resources An excellent jumping-off-point for everything Jewish.

Revised Nov. 2012.