Category: New Resources

New! China Historical Christian Database

We’re proud to announce that the BU School of Theology’s Center for Global Christianity and Mission (CGCM) is hosting a new database, the China Historical Christian Database (CHCD).  The CHCD is available freely online for anyone interested in the history of Christianity in China. From its “About the Project” page (  “The China Historical Christian […]

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 […]

New Page with our Fall 2020 Workshops

The School of Theology Library has launched a new page (Fall 2020 Workshop Recordings) with recordings of all the instructional portions of workshops in our Library Essentials series during Fall 2020! If you are unable to attend our live Fall 2020 workshops at 1pm on Fridays via Zoom (view our schedule and register for workshops […]

E-Resource Trial: Ministry Matters’ Research Library Collection

The Theology Library has acquired trial access to Ministry Matters’ Research Library collection.  To access, go to, log in with your BU ID and Kerberos password, and then click on the link for the Research Library.  The collection includes numerous works in the areas of Biblical studies, theology, ethics, and liturgy, including the following […]

New Resource: Atla Historical Monographs Collection

We have another new resource! The Atla Historical Monographs Collection is an archive of religious and theological literature from the late 13th century to 1922. Series 1 Focuses on the late 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions. Series 2 covers 1893 through 1922. The collection covers diverse religious topics and includes many […]

New Resource: African American Historical Serials Collection

NEW DATABASE!!! Check out our newest database available via the School of Theology Library: The African American Historical Serials Collection! The African American Historical Serials Collection, developed as an effort to preserve endangered serials related to African American religious life and culture, features more than 170 unique publications spanning from 1829 through 1922. This collection […]

NEW RESOURCES! Digitalia Hispánica and Library of Latin Texts

The School of Theology Library is excited to share the news that we’ve purchased two new library databases: Digitalia Hispánica and the Library of Latin Texts. Digitalia Hispánica is the most complete database of e-books and e-journals on Spanish language for libraries, including over 27,000 electronic documents in the database. The BREPOLiS Library of Latin […]

Talmud Text Databank: Trial

BU is offering a trial of the Talmud Text Databank (Co-operative Development Initiative Project). This resource was created by CDI systems in partnership with the Saul Lieberman Institute of Talmudic Research of the Jewish Theological Seminary and Bar Ilan University’s Institute for Computerization in Jewish Life. The trial can be accessed on campus only here: […]

Asian Language Book Collection/Graphic Novel Collection

We would like to announce a new browsable collection at the Theology Library.  From time to time the Library receives donations of books in non-western languages, particularly in Chinese and Korean.  Since we do not have staff with expertise in cataloging in those languages, these books have up to now not been made available to […]

Now Available: Books ordered with the Class Gift of 2016

Now available for check out at the School of Theology Library are the books ordered with the 2016 Class Gift! The Class of 2016 suggested a selection of books with the theme of power, privilege, and prophetic witness and generously donated to the library the funds to purchase the items. As a library, we are […]