|Ramsey Library Research
The following subject headings may be useful for locating books
in the library catalog:
Christian literature, Early
Christianity -- Origin
Church -- History of doctrines
Church history -- Primitive and Early Church, ca. 30-600
Fathers of the Church
Jesus Christ -- Historicity
for other libraries
Essential Reference Works
Anchor Bible Dictionary. Ed. by David Noel Freedman. Doubleday, 1992.
4 vols. (Ref BS 440 .A54 1992)
Dictionary of Early Christian Beliefs. Ed. by David W. Bercot.
Hendrickson, 1998. (Ref BR 66.5 .D53 1998)
The Early Church: An Annotated Bibliography of Literature in English.
By Thomas A. Robinson. ATLA, 1993. (Ref BR 162.2 .B1 R63 1993)
Encyclopedia of Early Christianity. 2nd ed. Ed. by Everett Ferguson.
2 vols. (Ref BR 162.2 .E53 1997)
Encyclopedia of Religion. Ed. by Mircea Eliade. Macmillan, 1987. 16
vols. (Ref BL 31 .E46 1986)
Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Ed. by F. L. Cross. 3rd ed.
by E. A. Livingstone. Oxford University Press, 1997. (Ref BR 95 .O8 1997)
Periodical Indexes &
Arts & Humanities Citation Index,
Index to over 1300 international humanities journals. 1980-present available
online through Click [Change Limits and Settings] and select Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Web of Knowledge.
Humanities Full Text
Covers 500+ English-language journals (including some full-text) in the fields of classical studies, archaeology,
religion, philosophy, world history, and world literature (1984-present).
The scholarly journal archive; provides full
text of over 450 journals covering a broad array of
disciplines. UNCA collections include Arts and Sciences I, II, III, and
IV. See detailed
Index to journal articles, books, contributions to anthologies,
and book reviews from over 480 philosophy journals originating from 38
countries. Contains author-written abstracts (1940-present).
Religion Index One: Periodicals (Per A1 .R4)
Subject index to over 700 journals in religion, with emphasis on religious scholarship in
the West (v.13 1977/78-present).
Browse online journals in Project MUSE
Sourcebook: Christian Origins
Resources and links to source texts throughout the Web from Fordham U.
Byzantium: The Byzantine Studies
Course syllabi, bibliographies, and links covering early Byzantine history.
Online version of the 1913 reference.
Early Church Fathers
E-texts in public domain covering the most important writings from the first 800 years of
the Church. Part of the Christian Classics Ethereal
The Ecole Initiative
Hypertext encyclopedia of early church history, with links to numerous electronic
From Jesus to Christ:
The First Christians
Extensive online companion to the PBS series. Commentary, interviews, images, and related
Guide to Early
Links to resources relating to the early church, including canonical documents, creeds,
the writings of the apostolic fathers, and other historical texts relevant to church
Early works that didn't make it into the Bible, including the Nag Hammadi Codices.
Current and well-organized collection of Web information about the New
Testament and its background compiled by Dr. Mark Goodacre at
Resources for Biblical Studies
Materials and links focusing on early Christian writings and the Mediterranean social
Uncopyrighted English translations of the church fathers, acts of the Christian martyrs,
proceedings of the councils, lives of the early saints, and more.
Voice of the Shuttle
Web site for humanities research. Category: Religious Studies >
Christianity and Bible Studies
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