New Online Resources for Religious and Theology Studies

The Loyola Libraries have recently acquired a number of new online resources with useful information and resources for those interested in religious and theology topics.

The Index of Christian Art is a thematic and iconographic index of early Christian and medieval art objects, primarily before 1400 AD with no geographic limitations.

The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection represents a core collection of works in history, theology, religion, sociology, political science and other disciplines from the 13th Century through to 1893.

Acta Sanctorum is an electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta Sanctorum, from the edition published in 68 volumes by the Societe des Bollandistes in Antwerp and Brussels. Examines the lives of saints organized according to each saint’s feast day.

Patrologia Graecae contains more than 160 volumes of Greek material (with Latin translations) relevant to the study of the history of the Christian Church from its beginnings through the Council of Florence in 1439.

The Encyclopedia of Islam details Islamic religion, life and culture across the globe. The geographical and temporal scope includes the early Islamic empire, Ottoman Empire, and contemporary Islamic regions and nations including Central Asia, Iran, and Indonesia.

The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts is a resource for historians, theologians, political scientists, and sociologists studying the religious and social upheavals of the 16th and 17th centuries. It includes an extensive range of seminal works from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras.

The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation contains all the key documents that sparked and sustained the reform from within the Catholic Church before, during, and after the landmark decrees of the Council of Trent.

All of these resources can be accessed from the Libraries’ Databases by Title webpage.

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