Bible/Theology Research Guide


Christian Periodical Index
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

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Academic OneFile
General OneFile
Religion and Philosophy Collection

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Credo Reference

EBSCO Open Dissertations

Google Scholar

Listing of Open Access Databases
Open Access Digital Theological Library
Theological Research Exchange Network


Bible Web App
Online Bible with tools to study the text, including Greek and Hebrew options.

Greek and Hebrew Reader's Bible
Free online Greek and Hebrew text that defines and parses words appearing 30 times or less.

Bible Hub
Greek and Hebrew study tools, commentaries, concordances, sermons, dictionaries, and more.

The Bible Tool
Open access commentaries and other Bible study tools.

NET Study Bible
Free online study Bible with many helpful notes about translation of the Hebrew and Greek texts.

Online audio Bible with optional dramatization.

Bryan College Bible Study Resources
An extensive list of open access commentaries, Bible maps, Bible dictionaries, and other free resources compiled by a librarian at Bryan College.

Sonic Light
Free Bible study notes from Dr. Thomas Constable.

The Gospel Coalition Commentary
Free online commentary. 

COMMENTARY REVIEWS combines reviews and ratings from journals, books, and users to create an aggregate ranking for Biblical commentaries. 

Use this tool to identify the most appropriate commentaries for your needs, then search the catalog to find them in our library!


The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals not available in EBSCOhost. 

Click here to search DOAJ for free access to articles on your topic! Searching on DOAJ is very similar to searching on EBSCOhost.

DOAJ journal titles include:

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory
Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies
Journal of Global Buddhism
Journal of Hebrew Scriptures
Journal of Religion and Society
Middle East Review of International Affairs
South Asian Journal
Studies in Jewish-Christian Relations

... and thousands more!


Andrews University Seminary Studies
Calvin Theological Journal
The Asbury Journal
Australian Biblical Review
Bibliotheca Sacra
Christian Scholar's Review
Emmaus Journal
Journal of Biblical Literature
Master's Seminary Journal
McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry
Reformed Theological Review

... and many more!


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Search for additional articles in these scholarly, open access journals! (EBSCOhost databases and DOAJ do not have the full text of articles from these journals.)

9Marks Journal

Equipping church leaders with a biblical vision and practical resources for building healthy churches.

Christian Ethics Today
Providing laypersons, educators, and ministers with a resource for understanding and responding in a faithful Christian manner to moral and ethical issues that are of concern to contemporary Christians, to the church, and to society.

Denver Journal
An online Evangelical review journal of biblical and theological studies edited and produced by the faculty of Denver Seminary for use by alumni and all who are interested in biblical and theological ministry and research.

Eikon (formerly Journal for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood)
A semi-annual, academic journal dedicated to facilitating a scholarly conversation on gender, marriage, singleness, personhood, family, and the many intersections that exist between these topics and biblical studies, church history, and systematic and practical theology.

Kerux: The Journal of Northwest Theological Seminary
Kerux has been printing biblical-theological material in the Reformed/Calvinistic tradition since 1986.

Princeton Theological Seminary Journals
Contains periodicals published by, or closely associated with, Princeton Theological Seminary from 1825 to the present. 

Protestant Reformed Theological Journal
Journal of the Protestant Reformed Theological School in Grandville, Michigan.

Word & World
A quarterly journal of theology aimed for those concerned with Christian ministry in and for the world, purposing to bring Christian thinking to the questions posed by life in our world today.