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Library Research Guides
The Theology Librarians have prepared these guides to highlight major reference works, journals, primary literature, electronic resources, and microform collections within the subject areas. Library of Congress Subject Headings are included in each guide as appropriate. These headings are not comprehensive but are merely intended to assist in locating appropriate materials in each area.
- Library Research An introductory guide to library research, including suggestions for choosing a topic and proper citation.
- Steps in Exegesis
- Biblical Studies
- Christian Denominations
Includes links to major denominational homepages.
- Church History Reference resources and journals
- General Christianity
An introductory overview of general Christian resources available at BU Libraries and on the World Wide Web.
- General Religion
Includes general reference materials.
- Homiletics and Worship
Includes Lectionary and Liturgical resources.
Reference resources and journals.
Resources on Judaism as a precursor of Christianity, through the Second Century A.D.
General history of the denomination, internet resources, basic reference sources, Wesley materials, Research Collections and the New England Conference Commission on Archives and History collection.
Extensive resources on historical missions overseas (including microform).
- Pastoral Counseling
Journals in Pastoral Counseling.
- Philosophy and Theology
A guide to resources in Philosophy and Theology.
- Practical Theology
- A guide to resources in Practical Theology and Pastoral Theology.
- Religion and Science
A guide to religion and science resources.
- Spirituality Research Guide
Resources in spirituality and spiritual direction.