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Journals and Databases

Ebscohost Databases  (This link enables a comprehensive search of all the collections)

The seminary's Ebscohost databases include :

Religion and Philosophy Collection 

The Religion and Philosophy Collection provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. With more more than 300 full text journals, it is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.  Here is a list of all the included full-text titles in this database.

ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index 

The ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index provides indexing of periodicals, essay collections, church documents, papal documents and electronic resources expressly addressing the practice and intellectual tradition of Roman Catholicism. 

New Testament Abstracts 

New Testament Abstracts online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and Boston College. The database is an indispensable research and bibliographic aid for scholars, librarians, clergy and students of the New Testament and its historical milieu. The database contains more than 44,000 article abstracts, 1,200 review abstracts, 16,500 book abstracts, and 50 software abstracts.

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 and much more.

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials 

This database combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. The ATLA Religion Database includes more than 620,000 article citations from more than 1,746 journals (575 currently indexed), more than 250,000 essay citations from over 18,000 multi-author works, more than 570,000 book review citations, and a growing number of multimedia citations. In ATLA Serials, full text is provided for more than 380,000 electronic articles and book reviews. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.  Here is a list of all the included full-text titles in this database.


Individual Online Journals

Cambridge Journal of Law and Religion

The Journal of Law and Religion publishes cutting-edge research on religion, human rights, and religious freedom; religion-state relations; religious sources and dimensions of public, private, penal, and procedural law; religious legal systems and their place in secular law; theological jurisprudence; political theology; legal and religious ethics; and more. The Journal provides a distinguished forum for deep dialogue among Buddhist, Confucian, Christian, Hindu, Indigenous, Jewish, Muslim, and other faith traditions about fundamental questions of law, society, and politics.

Homiletic and Pastoral Review

Founded over one hundred years ago, Homiletic and Pastoral Review is one of the most well-respected pastoral magazines in the world. Priests and laymen alike have relied on HPR for decades.

The Thomist

The Thomist appeals to a wide international readership in the university, the seminary, and the Church. In the tradition and spirit of Thomas Aquinas, it seeks to promote original and penetrating inquiry into the full range of contemporary philosophical and theological questions. It undertakes particularly to support sustained discussion of issues of philosophy and systematic theology, where such discussion can be advanced by creative use of the thought of Aquinas and significant authors in the Thomistic tradition. In this way The Thomist seeks to cultivate a fruitful dialogue between modern and contemporary philosophical systems and the classical tradition of philosophy and Christian theology.

Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses

Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses (ETL), founded in 1924, is a quarterly publication by professors of Theology and Canon Law at the KU Leuven and the Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve). As a peer-reviewed and internationally distributed journal, it publishes articles, notes and comments, and reviews (in English, French, German) on all aspects of theology and canon law for an academic readership.

Louvain Studies

Louvain Studies is an English-language quarterly review of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. The journal, which is anchored in the historical-critical tradition of Leuven’s theological Faculty, aims to promote international dialogue and reflection on contemporary theological, ethical, and pastoral issues. It also provides critical reviews of current theological literature and a Forum for the discussion of issues raised in the journal. Louvain Studies prides itself on being international, scholarly, and readable.

Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology

Since 1947, Interpretation has offered pastors, scholars, and theologians a valuable resource for study, preaching, and teaching. Each issue explores a theme or biblical book with writers who have relevant expertise. Four to five major articles, "Between Text and Sermon" essays, and book reviews offer a variety of options for adding to and enhancing our readers' knowledge. 

Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling

The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling advances theory and professional practice through scholarly and reflective literature on pastoral and spiritual care, counseling, psychotherapy, education, and research.

Lumen Vitae   

Revue Théologique de Louvain

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