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HPNL Info:


HPNL and the African American Research Center are located in Room 246 of the Main Library.


History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

246 Main Library
1408 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801

Online Resources for Religious Studies

Find Articles

To find articles about religion, begin with:

  • Religion Database: Identifies journal articles and book chapters on all aspects of religion.

Other, more specialized article databases to consider:

Other Online Sources

  • Bible in English: 20 translations of the Bible into English, from the West Saxon I gospels, ca.990, to the New English Bible, 1970.
  • Patrologia Latina: Works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216.
  • Acta Sacntorum: Digitized version of a 68 volume collection of saints' lives originally published from 1643 to 1940.
  • Luthers Werke: All 127 volumes of the Weimar edition of the works of Martin Luther.
  • Oxford Islamic Studies Center: Collection of reference works, with some supplementary primary source material.
  • More. . .

Why Use Anything Other Than Google?

A frequently asked question! This brief video explains why you would want to use the specialized resources listed on the left, instead of relying on Google to find scholarly articles.

Learn More

There are many more sources, both online and in print, for researching religion. For more information on researching a specific topic, contact us!