About the Bible
Practical Theology
Bible Commentaries
Christian Spirituality
Christian Denominations
Christianity and Literature
The Church in History: General
Theology and Christian Thought
The Church in History: The Early Church
The Church in History: Medieval Church
The Church in History: The Reformation
Church in History: Church of the Modern Era
World Christianity, Ecumenism, World Religions

General: [Back to top]

Wabash Center Internet Site
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: syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, software, etc. The purpose of the Guide is to encourage and facilitate the incorporation of electronic resources into teaching.

Religious Studies Web Guide
This web site, in existence since 1995, focuses on free internet resources of use to researchers involved in the academic study of religion.

Research Guide For Christianity [Yale Divinity School Library]
This guide provides pointers to resources for conducting research in Christian studies at Yale University.

Online Books Page: Religion [University of Pennsylvania]

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
The mission of the CCEL is to build up the church by making classic Christian writings available and promoting their use


About the Bible: [Back to top]

Bible Gateway
The Bible Gateway is a tool for reading and researching scripture online -- all in the language or translation of your choice! It provides advanced searching capabilities, which allow readers to find and compare particular passages in scripture based on keywords, phrases, or scripture reference.

Bible Study Tools []
Search the Web's largest library of online Bible study resources

Resource Page For Biblical Studies
Focusing on the early Christian writings and their social world

Easton's Bible Dictionary

NT Gateway - Bible Translations and EditionsThe New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge

Practical Theology: [Back to top]

Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education
The Religious Education Association is an incorporation of the venerable 100 year old association (REA) of persons who have gathered semi-annually, published and taught religious education during this past century and the Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education (APRRE), the group of professors, scholars and researchers who for the past 30 years have gathered annually as a guild of scholars building and sharing a body of theory and research.

Christian Educators Association
CEAI is a non-profit religious association with a Membership Service Center in Westlake, Ohio. CEAI members have served the youth of America since 1953 through classroom teachers, administrators, and para-professionals in education.

Alban Institute
The Alban Institute was founded in 1974 as a major resource for American congregations facing the challenges of a changing society.

Internet Theology Resources: Religious Education & Pastoral Ministry

Theology Library: Education

American Association of Pastoral Counselors

Bible Commentaries: [Back to top]

Adam Clarke - Commentary on the Bible

Calvin's Commentaries
From the Calvin Translation Society edition

Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown: Commentary Critical & Explanatory on the Whole Bible
This one volume commentary was prepared by Robert Jamieson, A. R. Fausset and David Brown and published in 1871.

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. This is unfortunate, since his works contain priceless gems of information that are found nowhere except in the ancient writings of the Jews. Presented here is a verse by verse exposition of the New Testament.

Matthew Henry Complete Commentary on the Whole Bible
Originally written in 1706, Matthew Henry's six volume Complete Commentary provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the Bible.

Christian Spirituality: [Back to top]

Center for Christian Spirituality
The USD Center for Christian Spirituality (CCS), the successor to the Institute for Christian Ministries, began in the Fall of 2001.

Christian Mysticism
Where the mysticism of John of the Cross enters into dialogue with modern attempts to renew the contemplative life like centering prayer, Christian meditation and the Catholic charismatic movement

Christian Denominations: [Back to top]

Presbyterian Church (USA)
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), with denominational offices in Louisville, Kentucky, has approximately 2.3 million members, more than 10,000 congregations and 14,000 ordained and active ministers.

Greek Orthodox Diocese of America
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, with its headquarters located in the City of New York, is an Eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Mennonites ( was founded in 1998 with a vision for helping Mennonite churches and organizations develop an effective web presence.

Unification Church
The Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity.

Assemblies of God
Central Council of the Assemblies of God.

Official website of the Holy See.


Anglican Communion

United Methodist Church

United Church of Christ

Christianity and Literature: [Back to top]

A Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet
pointers to internet accessible literature related to Classical Christianity.
Reformation of the Arts and Music. An Exploration of the Arts, Music, and the Christian Worldview

The Church in History: General [Back to top]

The Catholic Encyclopedia
The Catholic Encyclopedia, as its name implies, proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle ofCatholic interests, action and doctrine. What the Church teaches and has taught; what she has done and is still doing for the highest welfare of mankind; her methods, past and present; her struggles, her triumphs, and the achievements of her members, not only for her own immediate benefit, but for the broadening and deepening of all truescience, literature and art — all come within the scope of the Catholic Encyclopedia.

Theology and Christian Thought: [Back to top]

The Catholic Encyclopedia
The Catholic Encyclopedia, as its name implies, proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle ofCatholic interests, action and doctrine. What the Church teaches and has taught; what she has done and is still doing for the highest welfare of mankind; her methods, past and present; her struggles, her triumphs, and the achievements of her members, not only for her own immediate benefit, but for the broadening and deepening of all truescience, literature and art — all come within the scope of the Catholic Encyclopedia.

The Early Church Fathers
In this electronic edition of the Early Church Fathers series, the volumes have been carefully proofed and converted to ThML by CCEL staff and volunteers.

The Early Christian Fathers
Part of the Library of Christian Classics series, Early Christian Fathers is the best single-book introduction to the early church fathers, providing an enriching and informative introduction to first and second century Christian thought. Containing carefully selected letters and works from early church fathers--including among others St. Clement, St. Ignatius, St. Polycarp, St. Justin the Martyr, and St. Irenaeus--Early Christian Fathers gives a representative, though not exhaustive, overview of early Christian thought. A brief introduction and extensive notes also accompany each letter or work, making Early Christian Fathers a great study aid. Thus, with flowing and contemporary translations, Early Christian Fathers is ideal for beginners and scholars alike; it is essential reading for anyone interested in the early church fathers.

The Fathers of the Church

Aquinas's Summa Theologica

Finney's Systematic Theology

The Church in History: The Early Church [Back to top]

Ecole Initiative - Early Church
The Early Church On-Line Encyclopedia (Ecole) Initiative is a cooperative effort on the part of scholars across the internet to establish a hypertext encyclopedia of early Church history (to the Reformation) on the World-Wide Web.

Ancient History Sourcebook - Christian Origins

The Church in History: Medieval Church [Back to top]

Digital Scriptorium
The Digital Scriptorium is a growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research. It bridges the gap between a diverse user community and the limited resources of libraries by means of sample imaging and extensive rather than intensive cataloguing.

Internet Medieval Sourcebook

Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
The ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers. Authors are held to high standards of accuracy, currency, and relevance to the field of medieval studies.

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies

The Church in History: The Reformation [Back to top]

The term anabaptist was used to describe and define certain Christians during the Reformation. These Christians rejected infant baptism, choosing instead believer's baptism. Since many of them had been baptized in their infancy, they chose to be rebaptized as believing adults. Established in mid-1995, this site has three purposes: Glorify God, Build up people, Introduce Anabaptists.

Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) is a research and teaching centre with a library devoted to the study of the period from approximately 1350 to 1700. The CRRS supervises an undergraduate program in Renaissance Studies, organizes lectures and seminars, and maintains an active series of publications.

H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies
Specializing in John Calvin and Calvinism since 1981.

Project Wittenberg
Project Wittenberg is home to works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans. Here you will find all manner of texts from short quotations to commentaries, hymns to statements of faith, theological treatises to biographies, and links to other places where words and images from the history of Lutheranism live.

The Reformation: Google Directory

Texts Relating to the Reformation

The Church in History: Church of the Modern Era [Back to top]

History of the Modern Church (Catholic)

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

World Christianity, Ecumenism, World Religions: [Back to top]
A growing collection of over 43,870 adherent statistics and religious geography citations: references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc. The religions of the world are enumerated here.

Comparative Religions
Many Paths to one Goal?

Concise Dictionary of Religions - Irving Hexham
The Concise Dictionary of Religions is designed to give you quick access to reliable information on thousands of topics related to religion. In addition to extensive coverage of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism, there are numerous articles on sects, new religions and lesser-known religious traditions.

Religion Online
More than 6,000 articles and chapters. Topics include Old and New Testament, Theology, Ethics, History and Sociology of Religion, Communication and Cultural Studies, Pastoral Care, Counseling, Homiletics, Worship, Missions and Religious Education.

SEDOS: Service of Documentation and Study on Global Mission
SEDOS is a forum open to Institutes of Consecrated Life which commit themselves to deepening their understanding of global mission.

Sources for Mission and Non-Western Christianity (Yale Divinity Library)

World Evangelical Alliance: Missions Commission
The Mission Commission of WEA is a global network of over 220 mission leaders from around 80 countries and serves the Evangelical missional community.