NEW! Databases: Theology & Religion Online, T&T Clark Theology Library, Bloomsbury Religion in North America, Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries, and the Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary

The School of Theology Library is pleased to announce new subscriptions to the following databases:

Theology & Religion Online

Bloomsbury/T&T Clark’’s Theology & Religion Online is the digital home to a range of resources designed for students and scholars of Theology, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies and related fields.  BU School of Theology Library’s subscription to this database includes electronic access to the following collections:


  • T&T Clark Theology Library
  • Bloomsbury Religion in North America
  • The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
  • The Anchor Yale Bible Commentary series

The T&T Clark Theology Library

The T&T Clark Theology Library includes

  • Online, interactive timeline covering the history of Christian theology from over the past two millennia, focusing on key events from the history of theology.
  • Introductory essays commissioned exclusively for T&T Clark Theology Library, written by key academics.
  • Primary texts by major theologians, including works by Karl Barth (including complete Church Dogmatics), Wolfhart Pannenburg, Karl Rahner, Eberhard Jüngel, Thomas Torrance, Colin Gunton, and Hans Urs von Balthasar.
    • Lectionary Commentary Series

Bloomsbury Religion in North America

Bloomsbury Religion in North America covers North America’s diverse religious traditions and includes:

  • 127 digitally exclusive, peer reviewed articles – Organized around key themes for courses in religious studies including: African American Religion; Religion and Nature; Secularity and Non-Religion; Religion, Science and Technology; and more.
  • E-Book Collection – Monographs, handbooks, and textbooks featuring such titles as The Bloomsbury Reader on Islam in the West, Understanding Sport as a Religious Phenomenon, Buddhism in America, and Race and New Religious Movements in the USA
  • Study Skills: The Basics — Articles in this section provide guidance on the skills needed to study religion, to help students get the most from their courses.  Includes resources such as
    • Critical Thinking in the Study of Religion (article)
    • Research and Writing in the Study of Religion (article)
    • Digital Methodologies in the Sociology of Religion (ebook).

Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary

  • The first major Bible dictionary to be published in America in 30 years that includes six volumes of approximately 1,200 pages each
  • More than 6,000 entries, 7,000,000 words, and nearly 1,000 contributors
  • Endpaper maps of the Near Eastern world keyed to text for quick location of archaeological and biblical sites
  • Articles on pseudepigraphic and apocryphal texts, Nag Hammadi tractates, and individual Dead Sea Scrolls, including the most recently published sectarian Dead Sea Scrolls as well as articles illustrating the literary artistry of the biblical text

Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries

  • Draws from the wisdom and resources of Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish scholars from around the world
  • Includes a book-by-book translation and exegesis of the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Apocrypha to make available all the significant historical and linguistic knowledge which bears on the interpretation of the Bible