Theology Reference Resources

Select from the online reference resources available from this page, or ask a librarian for assistance.

For more resources, view the library's Theology Research Guide or see the book Biblical Studies on the Internet.

Scripture Online

All-in-One: Bible Versions & Translations  New American Bible (with concordance, Vatican)
Blue Letter Bible (with Strong's & other study tools) Parallel Bible 
Catholic Information Network: Online Bibles  Revised Standard Version - Catholic (EWTN)
Interlinear Bible (Greek, Hebrew) The Tanakh (Torrah) (English translation)
Nave's Topical Bible (KJV) The Unbound Bible (multiple languages & parallels)
  Additional Resources (St. Paul Center)

Online Documents in Theology

Church and Related Documents

Catechism of the Catholic Church (Vatican) Catholic Resources for Bible, Liturgy, & More (Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.)
Code of Canon Law (Vatican) Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) - for "classic Christian writings"
Documents of the II Vatican Council (Vatican) The Fathers of the Church & their Documents (New Advent)
Early Church Fathers (CCEL) Greek and Roman Materials (Perseus Digital Library)
The Holy Father- Papal Documents (Vatican) Jewish Classic Texts (ODU Theology Research Guide - scroll to Judaism)
Nazereth master Catechism: 5 historic catechisms   New Testament Gateway: Directory of Resources 
The Roman Curia (Vatican)  Project Gutenberg*
Summa Theologica (CCEL)  
Catholic Resources for Bible, Liturgy, & More (Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.) Jewish Classic Texts (ODU Theology Research Guide- scroll to Judaism)
Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL)- for "classic Christian writings" New Testament Gateway: Directory of Resources 
The Fathers of the Church & their Documents (New Advent) Project Gutenberg*
Greek and Roman Materials (Perseus Digital Library)  

 Theology Reference Online

Catholic Reference Resources

Biblia Clerus (Vatican) Resources for Catholic Educators 
The Catholic Church in the World: Dioceses  Saints and Blessed (Vatican)
The Catholic Encyclopedia (1913 ed., with updates)  Theology Library (Spring Hill College)
Catholic Internet Directories (Spring Hill) U.S. Catholic Bishops & Dioceses (USCCB)
Map of the Roman Dioceses in the United States  USCCCB Publishing 
Modern Catholic Dictionary (1999, Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J.)   

 Additional Resources

Blue Letter Bible  Lands of the Bible (1880)
Bible Geocoding: Locations of Places Mentioned in the Bible (uses ESV) National Library of Israel Digital Collections 
Bible Maps  New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1954)
Biblical Art on the WWW  Online Christian Library: Virtual Theological Resources 
Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church  New Testament Gateway: Directory of Resources (Mark Goodacre, PhD)
Electronic New Testament Educational Resources (Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.) Online Reading Rooms: Biblical-Theological Resources 
Greek Dictionary (Lexicon-Condordance) (Search by Strong's) Resources for Biblical Studies (torreys.org)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915, Eerdmans)  


*Project Gutenberg also links to Wikipedia, which is a resource that ODU Library Reference & Instruction Services does not recommend for academic use.
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Page last updated: 18 December 2014 | ODU Library Reference Services