Divinity & Religion Websites: Full-Text Books & Documents

Two good web sites on this page are the Online Books Page and Religion-online.org. Both have growing collections covering a wide selection of topics and both offer easy subject browsing. Also take a look at the Bibliotheca Religiosa Intra Text site as it has a wide selection of "religious, philosophical, literary, and scientific texts" that can be browsed by author, title, or date. See, "Collections" below for other similar sites.

The Christian Classics Ethereal Library has the Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene Church Fathers with a terrific "Worldwide Encyclopedia of Christianity" that can help you identify people and movements in church history.

Biblical Studies:

Crosswalk.com Bible Study Tools -- Full-Text Bible Study Tools: Nave's Topical Bible, Baker's Evangelical Dictionary, Matthew Henry, More... .

Godrules.net -- Find the "Alfred Edersheim Collection," "Adam Clarke's Commentary," "Matthew Henry's Commentary," & More....      

The Great Isaiah Scroll at the Shrine of the Book, Israel -- Explore the Scroll Up Close & Visit Other Exhibits at the Israel Museum.

Church History:

Christian Classics Ethereal Library  -- Online Classics of Church History, the Early Church Fathers, Reformation & Much More.                              Recommended

Digital Scriptorium -- Medieval & Early Renaissance Manuscripts from UC Berkeley & Columbia University.

Online Medieval & Classical Library -- Berkeley Digital Library.

Project Wittenberg -- Works By & About Martin Luther.

The Tertullian Project -- A Collection of Material Ancient & Modern About the Ancient Christian Latin Writer Tertullian & His Writings.


Bibliotheca Religiosa Intra Text -- A Full-Text Online Library of Religious, Philosophical, Literary, & Scientific Texts. Browse by Author, Title, or Date, Updated Regularly. Excellent

Confessions of Augustine : Electronic Edition -- An On-line Reprint of Augustine: Confessions , a Text & Commentary by James J. O'Donnell (Oxford: 1992;. The Text & Commentary Were Encoded in SGML by the Stoa Consortium in Co-operation with the Perseus Project .

Corpus Thomisticum -- This Site, Published by the Fundación Tomás de Aquino, "...Aims to Provide Scholars With a Set of Instruments of Research on Thomas Aquinas, Freely Available Via the Internet."

Early Church Fathers Collection -- A Totally Free Opportunity to Download the Ante- Nicene & Post-Nicene Fathers, Series One & Two.

Internet Sacred Text Archive -- A Wide Range of Religion Online Books; Browse by Topic or Search by Keyword.

The Online Books Page -- An Extensive Collection (Over 1600) of Full-text Works Arranged by Library of Congress Classification, BL-BX.

Perseus Project -- An Extensive, Yet Growing Digital Library of Full-Text Resources for the Study of Humanities Including Greek, Latin & Papyri Texts.

Project Gutenberg -- Thousands of Full-Text Books, Some Christian, Bible & Theology Material, Titles Added Monthly.

Religion-online.org -- Search a Growing Digital Library of More Than 1,800 Full-Text Classics & Contemporary Works. Topics Include O.T. & N.T., Theology, Ethics, History & Sociology of Religions, Comparative Religion, Pastoral Care, Counseling, Homiletics, More....                                    Excellent

Vivarium -- Search a Database of Digitized Manuscripts, Art, Rare Books, Photographs, Audio, Video, & other resources Created & Maintained by the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library.

Wesley Center Online -- Includes the Works of John Fletcher, the Journal of John Wesley, the Arminian Magazine, and the Holiness Classics Library; Sponsored by Northwest Nazarene University.

Works of Jonathan Edwards Online -- Published by the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University, This Site "OffersFree Access to Jonathan Edwards' Writings & Other Works Relevant to Those Writings."


Catechism of the Catholic Church -- Browse a Table of Contents With Links to the Full text or Search the Index at the Bottom of the Page.

New Advent Catholic Website -- Full-text Catholic Encyclopedia; Summa Theologica.

World-Wide Faith News -- A Database of Full-Text News Releases & Policy Statements From News Offices of National and World Faith Groups.

Preaching Resources:

SermonCentral -- Sermon Ideas, Manuscripts & Resources.

Religious History in the South:

The Church in the Southern Black Community -- A Digitized Collection of Primary Material From the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Early Virginia Religious Petitions -- 423 Petitions Submitted to the VA Legislature between 1774 and 1880 re: Separation of Church & State, Rights of Dissenters, Sale & Division of Property in the Established Church, More....


The Lutheran Hymnal Online -- Extensive Alphabetical Listing With Lyrics & Midi Clips.

NetHymnal -- Lyrics, Sound, & Links to Over 2,100 Hymns & Gospel Songs.

Oremus Hymnal -- First Line & Seasonal Indexes, With Lyics & Midi Clips. Compiled by Steve Benner and Simon Kershaw, in the Anglican Tradition.


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Revised 02/2010