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Religion & Philosophy

Databases for articles on Religion & Philosophy

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Academic Search Premieravl_logo

Academic Search Premier has information in nearly every area of academic study and includes full-text for more than 4,600 journals, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.

ATLA Historical Monograph Collection, Series 1

A major collection of individual works significant to religion, compiled online by the American Theological Library Association. Access for Faulkner alumni is allowed! Coverage: 13th century to 1893. Use this link and your special user name and password for alumni access: ATLA HMC for Alumni, Series 1. Ask a librarian for the user name and password.

ATLA Historical Monograph Collection, Series 2

A second major collection of individual works significant to religion, compiled online by the American Theological Library Association. Access for Faulkner alumni is allowed! Coverage: 1894 to 1923. Use this link and your special user name and password for alumni access: ATLA HMC for Alumni, Series 2. Ask a librarian for the user name and password.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials is an index to journal articles, book reviews, collections of essays in all fields of religion and includes ATLA’s online collection of major religion and theology journals. The database has more than 474,000 book review citations.

Biblical Archaeology Society Archive

The publishers of Biblical Archaeology Review have produced the Biblical Archaeology Society Archive, featuring articles from three of their most consulted publications, easy access, color photos, and much more. Bible history enthusiasts at Faulkner now have another ready reference source.

Forgotten Books

“Forgotten Books is a London-based book publisher specializing in the restoration of old books, both fiction and non-fiction. Today we have 1,225,886 books available to read online, download as ebooks, or purchase in print” (description retrieved from Forgotten Books website.

Gale Religion & Philosophy eBook Collection

Religion & Philosophy eBook Collection includes e-book reference titles in religion and philosophy that are part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is the platform for Gale online products, providing reference ebooks in a variety of academic fields, paid for by AVL, and a growing number of Gale nonfiction ebooks purchased by Faulkner. Everything is cross-searchable.

Gospel Advocate Obituary Index *

Gospel Advocate Obituary Index lists obituaries published in the Gospel Advocate between 1855 and 1994. It was compiled by members of the Lehman Avenue Church of Christ in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  *Citation only index; NO FULL TEXT.

JSTOR

The JSTOR archive holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back as the 1600s. Faulkner University users have access to both the Arts & Sciences III and Arts & Sciences IV Collections.

Loeb Classical Library Online

Harvard University Press presents an interconnected, fully searchable virtual library of important information in Greek and Latin literature.  The database contains more than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts and allows readers to search, bookmark, annotate, and share content with ease.

New Testament Abstracts *

New Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and Boston College. The database is a research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical background. The database contains more than 40,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 14,900 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts. *Citation only index; NO FULL TEXT.

Old Testament Abstracts *

Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies. Topics covered include antiquities, archaeology, biblical theology, philology. *Citation only index; NO FULL TEXT.

Oxford Reference Online Premiumavl_logo

Oxford Reference Online offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

Philosopher’s Index

The Philosopher’s Index is a bibliographic database with abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews.

Pronunciator avl_logo

Pronunciator provides the interactivity, measured progress, and advanced content that university students need to support their studies; international students need to ease their transition; and faculty can use when preparing to go abroad.With innovative features like teacher-led live conversation groups, and best-in-class pronunciation analysis…” (Information retrieved from Pronunciator website. From Pronunciator via AVL.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is the world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.

Each dissertation published since July, 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master’s theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDTGlobal provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses. AFTER CLICKING ON THE ABOVE LINK, SCROLL DOWN TO “OTHER  ACCESS OPTIONS” AND BELOW THAT CLICK ON “USE YOUR INSTITUTION’S LOCAL LOGIN”. IF ON A MOBILE DEVICE, YOU SHOULD SEE “USE YOUR INSTITUTION’S LOCAL LOGIN” TO THE RIGHT OF LOGIN. NOW TYPE IN FAULKNER UNIVERSITY AND SEARCH. THEN CLICK ON FAULKNER UNIVERSITY LINK WHEN IT APPEARS. 

ProQuest Religion

ProQuest Religion includes over 135 titles, with more than 120 available in full text. The database provides details on doctrines and philosophies, reports on religious history, and related archeology. It also covers formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of specific religions. Primary faiths represented in the database are Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Buddhism. AFTER CLICKING ON THE ABOVE LINK, SCROLL DOWN TO “OTHER  ACCESS OPTIONS” AND BELOW THAT CLICK ON “USE YOUR INSTITUTION’S LOCAL LOGIN”. IF ON A MOBILE DEVICE, YOU SHOULD SEE “USE YOUR INSTITUTION’S LOCAL LOGIN” TO THE RIGHT OF LOGIN. NOW TYPE IN FAULKNER UNIVERSITY AND SEARCH. THEN CLICK ON FAULKNER UNIVERSITY LINK WHEN IT APPEARS. 

Restoration Serials Index *

Restoration Serials Index provides access to periodical literature produced by members of the churches of Christ and historically related groups. The index facilitates scholarly research about Biblical teachings and restoration of New Testament Christianity and documents the broad spectrum of thought among churches of Christ and historically related groups. *Citation only index; NO FULL TEXT.

Text Codex Vaticanus 

Cambridge.org provides a description of the product.  “…Originally issued in nine parts between 1906 and 1940, this reissue is bound in four volumes. Volume one contains the books of Genesis, Exodus, and Leviticus. Following Swete’s smaller Septuagint (1887-1894) the running text is that of Codex Vaticanus (B) suplemented by Codex Alexandrinus (A) or another unvial when B is defective. The edition provides an extensive critical apparatus, taking account of numerous uncial manuscripts, fragments, and palimpsests, over sixty cursive manuscripts, a sample lectionary, early daughter versions of the Septuagint, including the Armenian, Bohairic, Sahidic, Ethiopian, Old Latin, Palestinian Aramaic, and Syro-hexapla, and a wide range of Patristic quotations.”

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae

The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) is a research center at the University of California, Irvine. Founded in 1972 the TLG has collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era. In order to search this database you must create an account or register on their site. After you login using OpenAthens, go to the top right side of the screen and click on the linked word “Register”. From there you can enter your information and follow the instructions in order to create your account. They will then send you an email with instructions, follow those and once you click on the link you should be able to then search the database.

Websites for Information on Churches of Christ and the Restoration Movement

Churches of Christ Information

Churches of Christ Publications

Restoration Movement Information