Free Digital Resources
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Downloadable and interactive resources:
Tyndale House Biblical Weblinks
Biblical Weblinks is an online repository maintained by scholars, librarians and students. It aims to provide a comprehensive listing of bona fide sources on the web, relevant for biblical studies. Tyndale House also provides biblical study tools, resources, and a variety of Bible translations.
Society of Biblical Literature
The Society of Biblical Research features resources free to all to assist those researching and writing papers in biblical studies. The website also provides access to free books to most countries outside of the United States, Canada, and the European Union through the International Cooperation Initiative (ICI). The ICI project provides free online PDF files to scholars and students who would not otherwise have access to these resources.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
The Christian Classics Ethereal Library is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education. CCEL texts are stored in our own Theological Markup Language, which is an XML application. Texts are converted automatically into other formats such as HTML or PDF.
Post-Reformation Digital Library
The Post-Reformation Digital Library is a database of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.). Late medieval and patristic works printed and referenced in the early modern era are also included. Materials provided include secondary texts, and materials in English, Latin, Dutch, French and German.
Princeton Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary)
The Theological Commons is a digital library of 78,924 books and periodicals on theology and religion, including 29,322 volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.
Bible Study Tools
An online collection of Bible versions and translations, commentaries, concordances, dictionaries, and works by important Christian theologians.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.
This site aims to make high quality theological material available throughout the world, thus providing Bible teachers and pastors with the resources they need to spread the Gospel in their countries. Features a variety of resources, including full-text journal articles, books, audio and more.
Early Church Texts
Early Church Texts gives access to complete Greek and Latin texts which are in the public domain, and to translations (where found available) from the first five centuries. It features carefully-indexed links to authors and their works.
GlobeTheoLib – World Council of Churches (via GlobeEthics)
The Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism [GlobeTheoLib] is a multilingual online library offering access free of charge to full-text articles, journals, books and other resources. Its focus is on theology, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, ethics, and ecumenism in World Christianity.
Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (Abridged Version)
Includes a large number of Patristics texts, as well as works by Classical Greek authors.
Liddell-Scott-Jones Greek-English Lexicon
Directories organized by subject and/or interest:
The New Testament Gateway focuses on resources that will be of interest to both scholars and students of the New Testament. It features a comprehensive, annotated directory of academic internet resources related to the New Testament.
Provides links to materials on Judaism (2nd Temple & Rabbinic), Early Christianity (reference, periodicals) and language materials (Hebrew & related languages, NT Greek, Coptic).
“Theopedia is a growing online evangelical encyclopedia of biblical Christianity, a network of interconnected pages, constantly being refined and updated.”
Directory of Open Access Journals
“DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.”
The Theologian is dedicated to presenting theological and pastoral resources of the highest quality to the wider church over the internet…. Contributors are from Anglican, Baptist, Presbyterian, Free Church and other backgrounds. “Theological integration” is one of our prime concerns – to integrate biblical studies, doctrine, and pastoralia in creative and useful ways, avoiding the over-specialized nature of much seminary and theological college education in order to produce more rounded and effective theologians and preachers for the 21st Century.
Textbooks for theological education in Africa: An annotated bibliography
by Richard L. Starcher and Enosh A. Anguandia (ECWA); based on Booknotes for Africa
A bibliography of the Bible in Africa
by Grant LeMarquand (TESM)
The world's first free and open source library system. Koha is a fully featured, scalable library management system. Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies worldwide.
Another open-source library software different from Koha as it is server based, meaning that once you download the program internet access is not required. OpenBiblio is an easy to use, automated library system written in PHP containing OPAC, circulation, cataloging, and staff administration functionality.
Theological Librarianship is an online open access journal published by the American Theological Library Association. It includes essays, peer-reviewed articles, bibliographic essays, and book reviews.
ABTAPL Guidelines for Theological Libraries
ABTAPL serves as a basic primer for theological librarians.