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Philosophy and Theology Reference Books available through Cardinal Meyer Library:

 

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Elelctronic Resources

Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

Biblical Archaeology Society Online Archive
Contains current and back issues of Biblical Archaeology Review (1975 - present), as well as the archive of Bible Review (1985-2005) and Archaeology Odyssey (1998-2006).

Britannica Academic Edition
Encyclopædia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provide a variety of reliable sources to use to conduct thorough research.

Catholic Encyclopedia
Authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine as well as notable intellectual and artistic achievements of Catholics.

Credo Reference 
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos. 

EBSCOhost Databases
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO.

Dissertations & Theses: Global
Comprehensive global collection of full text dissertations and theses. 

Films on Demand
A web-based digital video delivery service for streaming over 6000 educational videos from Films Media Group.

Gale Virtual Reference
Electronic books providing reference and analysis in the liberal arts.

Google Scholar
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.

Humanities E-Book
Full-text titles of major importance to historical studies and the humanities.

Humanities International Complete*
Provides comprehensive coverage of the humanities with full-text content.

JSTOR
An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.

MLA International Bibliography
Citations from journals, books and dissertations dating back to the 1920s.

OmniFile Full Text Select 
Multidisciplinary full text database.

Project Muse
Full-text journals in literature and criticism, history, visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, etc.

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Video Resources:

Films on Demand
Multidisciplinary documentary film resource.

Philosophy and Theology Videos from Films on Demand:

Great Philosophers Series (11:13:54)
This series of incisive intellectual conversations from the BBC archives presents a comprehensive introduction to the concepts of Western philosophy through 15 of its greatest thinkers. Each program features series creator, world-renowned author, professor, and philosophy specialist Bryan Magee, who discusses the philosophers’ ideas within the context of their times and intellectual accomplishments with other distinguished experts.

Great Ideas of Philosophy I Series (5:38:28)
This series investigates core questions in philosophy, such as: Why is there something rather than nothing? What is right action? And what do we mean when we talk about the “mind”? Some of the world’s foremost contemporary philosophers—Richard Sorabji, Colin McGinn, Hilary Putnam, Frances Kamm, Alexander Nehamas, and Arthur Danto, to name only six—enlighten and enliven with their knowledge on these and other topics.

Philosophy of Religion (44:41)
This program explores three major areas of philosophical inquiry into religion: religious epistemology, or the exploration of the rational grounds for religious beliefs and, in particular, the existence of God; the metaphysics of religion, which inquires into the nature of God; and theodicy, which examines the philosophical implications of the presence of evil in the world.

Faith and Reason (57:26) 
Efforts being made by scientists and theologians to find common ground between their two seemingly opposing fields are captured at a Divine Action Conference. Sponsored jointly by the Vatican and the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Berkeley, the conference gathers leading scientists, theologians, and philosophers, who discuss such issues as the origin of the universe and the meaning of life.

Beyond Theology Series (4:34:45)
The grand narratives of civilization are undergoing a metamorphosis of historic significance. Drawing upon the insights and experiences of respected theologians, scholars, and authors, this ten-part series addresses the emergence of worldviews that integrate scientific inquiry and spiritual insights while exploring the convergence of a wide range of religious traditions. 

 

 

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 Catholic Resources

National Catholic Reporter

Archdiocese of Milwaukee: Catholic Herald

 

Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes

 

The Holy See

List of Popes

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Code of Canon Law

 

Other Christian Denominations

Anglicans Online

Evangelican Lutheran Church in America

Eastern Orthodox Online Resources

Presbyterian Church U.S.A.

United Methodist Church

 

Judaism

Shamash: The Jewish Network

Judaism 101

Jewish Virtual Library

 

Islam

Islamic History Sourcebook

Introduction to Islam

Islamic Society of North America

 

Comparative Religion

Beliefnet

Jewish-Christian Relations

Patheos

Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue

 

Religion and Science

BioLogos Resources

Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

Zygon Center for Religion and Science

 

Scriptures

Bible Gateway

Tanakh

Koran

 

Philosophy

Stanford Encylopedia of Philosophy

Alphabetical Index of Philosophers

Voice of the Shuttle: Philosophy

 

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