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Theology, Christian Ministries, and Philosophy: Introduction

Research Guide in the areas of Theology, Philosophy, and Christian Ministry.


Welcome to Ryan Library’s Theology and Philosophy Research Guide. This guide will help you locate books, articles, and websites on theology, Biblical studies and philosophy. Questions or suggestions? Contact librarian Julie Sweeney at

Online Resource

Both print and electronic resources will be highlighted here and throughout research guide. In addition to our print collection, Ryan Library provides access to over 180,000 ebooks and 90 databases.

Bible Commentaries from Ryan Library: ebooks available through WorldCat

The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: available through Bible Gateway

ATLA's Scripture Search: once in the ATLA database, choose Scripture on the top left corner

Virtual Theological Library Project: provides links to open access online commentaries

Finding Online Resources on Theology

What This Guide Can Do for You

Use this guide to:

Follow the tabs above from left to right as you progress with your research topic.

Ask a Librarian

Chat with a librarian here! 

You can also connect via text message at 619-592-8884 or by email.

Research Guide for CHU3040

The Research Guide for Women in the Christian Tradition (CHU 3040) can be found here:

This research guide provides information on accessing resources in support of the curriculum in Women in the Christian Tradition.

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