Research Resources

The following links are intended to guide users to sites of research interest.

The inclusion of a link on this page does not indicate endorsement of all of the contents of the site. Click on each topic to expand the list of resources.

General Research

Directory of Open Access Journals
DOAJ provides free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals in many subjects and languages.

Electronic Library For Minnesota
Access articles, eBooks, and many other reference sources at ELM with your public library card bar code.

MNLink Gateway
Access key databases for general research at MNLink with your public library card bar code.

WorldCat
Search library catalogues around the world with WorldCat, no login required.

Bible Study Sites

BibleArc.com
At BibleArc.com, learn and use arcing, a graphical tool used to determine, document, and discuss the flow of thought in the biblical text.

ESV Study Bible
The ESV Online Study Bible is available free to all who purchase a copy of the print edition and provides additional unique features to users, such as note taking and interactive cross-reference links.

Biblia.com
Biblia is a service from Logos Bible Software, offering free access to a collection of Bibles and Bible reference works.

Bible Study Tools
Bible Study Tools creates personalized Bible studies with the ability to highlight Scripture, save notes in the margin, search and compare 31 versions side by side on a split-panel screen, and the convenience of searching many commentaries, lexicons, concordances, historical writings, devotionals, and maps.

NET Bible Study Environment
Produced by Bible.org, this web application offers free access to the NET Bible along with its notes and articles, and parallel texts Greek & Hebrew texts with lexicon.

Bible Web App
The Bible Web App, developed by John Dyer, provides parsing and vocabulary aids for studying and reading the biblical languages.

Bible Gateway
With many translations, Bible Gateway is a free service for reading and researching Scripture online.

Biblical, Theological & Religious Studies

Religion Online
Religion Online includes resources on topics including OT, NT, theology, ethics, and history and sociology of religion.

Wabash Center - Internet Guide to Religion
The Wabash Center's Internet Guide provides many links to various internet resources in bible, theology and religion.

Resource Pages for Biblical Studies
This site provides links to relevant online resources for biblical studies.

Tyndale House - Online Resources
Tyndale House, an international center for biblical research, provides very helpful online resources from its own site as well as from elsewhere on the web.

BiblicalStudies.org.uk
Biblical Studies.org.uk provides bibliographies and links to books, articles and online resources in the discipline of biblical studies.

Bible Research
This site provides detailed information on the history of the canon, texts, and versions of Scripture with links to articles and other resources.

Bible.org
Bible.org is the home of the NET Bible online and provides various Bible study tools and resources.

Best Commentaries
Best Commentaries provides nearly exhaustive lists of biblical commentaries with ratings, comparisons and more.

New Testament & Greek Studies

New Testament Gateway
New Testament Gateway is the award winning web directory of Internet resources on the NT developed by Dr. Mark Goodacre of Duke University.

New Testament Resources
New Testament Resources, the web home of Dr. Rod Decker of Baptist Bible Seminary, provides resources for Greek language and exegesis.

4Gospels: The Less Sensational Site
Maintained by a group of Cambridge scholars, 4Gospels provides accessible information on the four Gospels in the New Testament as well as many other writings which are or have been called gospels.

 

Center for the Study of NT Manuscripts
The CSNTM site includes digital photographs of extant Greek New Testament manuscripts.

Institute of Biblical Greek
The Institute of Biblical Greek provides many resources for learning and maintaining your knowledge of the Greek language.

Perseus Digital Library
Perseus is a site run by Tufts University with extensive and diverse resources including original language texts and translations of Greek and Roman authors, digital images, and maps.

Teknia
Teknia is a website developed by Dr. Bill Mounce for students of biblical Greek and Hebrew.

Greek/Latin Audio
Greek/Latin Audio provides mp3 files for free download of the entire NT read in Greek and Latin (also Hebrew readings from Genesis).

OpenText.org
OpenText.org provides NT Greek texts annotated with morphological, syntactical and discourse elements to aid in the study of texts' linguistic and literary features.

Manuscript Comparator
This online app allows side-by-side comparisons between a few editions of the Greek New Testament.

Old Testament - Hebrew Bible, LXX & Cognate Studies

Old Testament Gateway
The Old Testament Gateway is a comprehensive, annotated, academic directory of Internet sites on the Old Testament.

Septuagint Online
Septuagint Online provides electronic resources for the study of the Septuagint and Old Greek versions.

Semantic Dictionary of Biblical Hebrew
The SDBH is a project of the United Bible Societies, aiming to provide a Hebrew lexicon based on semantic domains.

Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon
CAL is a tool for scholarly research provided by Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati.

Electronic Resources Relevant to the Textual Criticism of Hebrew Scripture (E. Tov)
Emanuel Tov of Hebrew University has compiled this list of electronic resources for the Hebrew Bible, ancient versions, modern translations of Hebrew Scripture, critical apparatuses, morphological analyses, and tools.

Judaica Electronic Texts
These electronic texts, including Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek biblical texts, are provided by the Library of the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at UPenn.

Latin Vulgate
Latin Vulgate.com provides the full text of Jerome’s Latin Vulgate with the parallel text of the KJV.

Historical & Systematic Theology

TheologicalStudies.org.uk
Theological Studies.org.uk provides bibliographies and links to books, articles and online resources in the discipline of systematic theology.

EarlyChurch.org.uk
Early Church.org.uk provides bibliographies and links to books, articles and online resources for the study of the ancient church.

MedievalChurch.org.uk
Medieval Church.org.uk provides bibliographies and links to books, articles and online resources for the study of the medieval church.

Monachos.net
Monachos.net is a site dedicated to the study of the Orthodox Christianity through its patristic, monastic and liturgical heritage. It provides many useful resources on early church figures and practices from an Eastern Orthodox perspective.

Biblindex
Biblindex is a searchable corpus of over 400,000 biblical references from the early church fathers.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
CCEL is a digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education.

Creeds, Confessions, and Catechisms
This site includes many historic documents of the Christian church in digital format.

Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale
The Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale offers free, searchable text of the available Edwards corpus.

Project Gutenburg
Project Gutenberg, founded by Michael Hart, is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books.

The Theologian: Internet Journal For Integrated Theology
The Theologian is dedicated to presenting theological and pastoral resources of the highest quality to the wider church over the Internet.

Audio & Video Lectures

iTunes U
If you use iTunes, you have free access to a massive amount of course lectures from a large number of academic institutions. With iTunes U, you can access full audio or video courses and conferences from Reformed Theological Seminary, Dallas Theological Seminary, Wheaton College, Fuller Thelogical Seminary, Oxford University, Yale University and many more.

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - Resources
SBTS has various lecture series available for download or streaming from Evangelical scholars on theology, culture, missions, etc.

Missions

Joshua Project
Joshua Project is a research initiative seeking to highlight the ethnic people groups of the world with the least followers of Jesus Christ.

MisLinks
MisLinks is a web-based directory of missions resources developed and maintained by Scott Moreau of Wheaton College and Mike O’Rear of GMI.

Theological Journals

Google Custom Search - Theological Journals Search
This customized Google search searches over 340 religious and theological journals that are available freely over the internet.

Directory of Online Journals
This directory covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals in many subjects and languages.

Electronic Journals Library
This site from the University of Regensburg (Germany) aggregates many free online journal titles in all subject areas. This service does not search journal articles, only journal titles.

Religious Studies Web Guide
This site provides links to online journals on various major religions and philosophies.

Internet Theology Resources
This page lists online theology-related periodicals.

Free Theological Journals on the Web
This pdf listing of free theological journals is compiled by the American Theological Library Association.

Biblical Studies on the Web
BSW hosts two biblical studies journals with free online access: Biblica and Filolgia Neotestamentaria.

TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism
TC is a peer-reviewed electronic journal dedicated to the study of the Jewish and Christian biblical texts.

Review of Biblical Literature
RBL, founded by the Society of Biblical Literature, presents free, online book reviews of scholarly literature in biblical studies.

Themelios
Themelios is a digital journal operated by the Gospel Coalition written for theological students and pastors.

Tyndale Bulletin
The Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research provides this archive of the Tyndale Bulletin listed by volume & date.

Fonts

SBL Biblical Fonts
The Society of Biblical Literature provides free downloadable unicode fonts for Greek and Hebrew.

Tyndale House - Fonts
Tyndale House provides free Greek and Hebrew unicode fonts.

Jack's Scribal and Epigraphic Fonts
This site provides a number of ancient Hebrew, Greek and Latin scripts among others for free download. The fonts are not unicode.

Linguist's Software
Linguist's Software offers fonts in many languages, including specialized fonts derived from ancient manuscripts like Codex Sinaiticus and P46 among others. However, the fonts are not free.

Fonts for Scholars
This site provides information about the use of fonts for scholars of classical, Germanic, or Hebrew languages.

Writing Guides

SBL Handbook of Style Student Supplement
The SBL Handbook, produced by the Society of Biblical Literature, is the standard citation guide for biblical scholarship.

BCS Research Paper Template
The BCS Research Paper Template, produced by Brian Tabb, is a Word template for BCS students to use when preparing research papers.

Turabian Quick Guide
This guide to Kate L. Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is provided by the University of Chicago Press.

Zotero
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite research sources.

Mendeley
Mendeley is a free bibliographic manager to help organize, cite and find information resources.