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Library Collections

Andover-Harvard Theological Library

Posts research guides to internet & print resources.

Cambridge University Library

One of the UK's premier research facilities is home to the Taylor-Schechter Genizah unit & a Digital Library with images of Cambridge University's collections of historical treasures.

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Libraries

Webpage for research institutions of Reform Judaism features on-line exhibits including illuminated Passover Haggadoth from 16th to 18th c.

Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Also has on-line exhibits of artifacts from Jewish history & access to the Friedberg Jewish Manuscript Society portal with access to digitized images of the Cairo Genizah collection (free registration required).

John Rylands University Library: Methodist Archives & Research Centre

Posts searchable digital images of historical ms. collections from ancient Egyptian papyri to the largest collection of early British Methodist documents.

Pitts Theology Library, Emory U.

Hosts an online searchable collection of over 65,000 digital images of biblical illustrations, portraits of religious leaders, printers' devices, engravings of church buildings, and other theological topics.

Yale Divinity Library

Offers free Quicksearch of university libraries' catalogues, databases & digital collections.

Research Institutes

Hartford Institute for Religion Research  

Important center for academic research on current developments in religion in America posts information on the discipline of sociology of religion, religious organizations (from established denominations to new religious movements, para-church groups, megachurches & mosques), as well as areas of religious concern and/or friction such as women, family, internet, homosexuality, pentecostalism & Orthodoxy in the US [Hartford Seminary].

Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals

Important source of academic research projects into the role of evangelicals in the formation of American society defined & surveyed Evangelicals & Pentecostals. Director Mark Noll's award winning study Scandal of the Evangelical Mind available in audio-book[Wheaton College].

Graduate Programs

University of California - Santa Barbara

Cross-cultural & interdisciplinary programs.

University of Chicago

On-line catalog of humanities departments provides basic info on programs & courses in language-culture areas.

Theology at Oxford

Centre for Faculty of Theology and Religion  posts prospectus for graduate study in theology & religion-related fields.

U. of St. Michael's College, Toronto

Graduate program of the Roman Catholic college in U of T, Canada & the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies

University of Virginia

The largest stand alone department of religious studies in the US offers MA & PhD programs in three areas: Ancient Judaism & Christianity; African & Asian Religions; Theology, Ethics & Culture.

Many seminaries, including those below, also have PhD programs in religion.


Boston College

Roman Catholic School of Theology and Ministry.

Candler School of Theology, Emory U.

United Methodist related seminary in Atlanta GA. Site of the Pitts Theology Library.

Harvard Divinity School

Course & degree info plus homepage of Harvard Theological Review.

Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

Hub for seminary-network of Reform Judaism.

Jewish Theological Seminary of America

NY based seminary of Conservative Judaism features on-line library exhibits of Jewish life & history.

Links to other seminaries are found under the sponsoring denominations.

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This page was revised 26 January 2023


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