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Internet Resources

Here is a collection of Online Resources, catagorized by topic, that will help you with your assignments.

Almanacs, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Other Reference Works

CIA World Factbook
A factbook created and maintained by the CIA. Contains information about the geography, people, government, economy, transportation, military, and international issues for most countries of the world.

Canadian Encyclopedia
The free online version version of the popular print encyclopedia. Updated frequently, the online version now supersedes the print edition.

Information Please Online
The online version of the popular almanac.

Bible and Theology

Bible Gateway
The site searches Scripture passages from over 15 English translations of the Bible and a number of foreign language translations.  Audio versions of many translations are available here.

Bible Places
Contains contemporary photographs of important of important locations in the Bible.

Bible Tutor
Created by Craig Koester at Luther Seminary, this site provides basic introductions to all the books of the Bible.

Blue Letter Bible
The site has older commentaries now in the public domain available free on its site.

Centre for Reformed Theology and Apologetics
One of the more important websites for material on Reformed theology and apologetics.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
One of the finest sites on the web for primary source documents relating to Christianity.

Crosswalk.com
This site contains different translations of the Bible, commentaries, lexicons, and much more.

Leon Levy Dead Seas Scrolls Digital Library
"The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) is very proud to present the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library, a free online digitized virtual library of the Dead Sea Scrolls."

Methodist Review
An online, freely accessible, peer-reviewed journal of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies.

New Testament Gateway
Created by Mark Goodacre at the University of Birmingham, this site is an excellent guide to New Testament research on the Internet.

Project Wittenburg
Contains electronic texts on Luther and Lutheranism.

Resource Pages for Biblical Studies
Created by Torry Seland, professor at Volda University College in Norway, this site focus on Biblical Studies and information relating to Philo of Alexandria.

Religion Online
Contains more than 5,200 articles, chapters and books relating to the study of religion and theology.

Review of Biblical Literature
Maintained by the Society of Biblical Literature, this sites publishes reviews of books dealing with biblical studies.

StudyLight.org
Based in Poland, this website includes in print and out of print Bible dictionaries, encyclopedias, concordances, and lexicons. Of particular note is the Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology.

Wabash Center Internet Guide
The Wabash Center Internet Guide was created as a guide to the better academic content available on the Internet covering a wide range of topics including theology and religion.

Wesley Center for Applied Theology
The Wesley Center for Applied Theology is supported by Northwest Nazarene University. It contains online versions of Wesley's writings and sermons.

Wesleyan Periodicals Online
Online versions of The Pilgrim Holiness Advocate, The Ture Wesleyan, and Pentecost Herald.

Christian Ministry

Alpha and Omega Ministries
An apologetics organization run by apologist and theologian James White.

Apologetics.com
This site contains much useful information on apologetics and defending Christianity.

Apologetics.org
The online site of the C.S. Lewis Society. Contains an excellent collection of resources written by experts on apologetics.

Barna Group
The website of the Barna Research Group.

ChristianityToday.com
An excellent web portal created by the publishers of Christianity Today, Leadership, Books and Culture, Campus Life, and a number of other Christian magazines.

Congregational Resource Guide
Maintained by the the Alban Institute and the Indianapolis Center for Congregations, this site was created 'to help congregational leaders connect with resources they need to gain insight into problems and to encourage transformation in their communities of faith'.

Evangelical Homiletics Society
Website of the Evangelical Homiletics Society.

Leadership University
Sponsored by Christian Leadership Ministries, which is part of Campus Crusade for Christ, this site hosts a collection of articles on a wide range of topics relating to Christian ministry.

Leonard Sweet
The personal website of the popular writer and speaker on Church ministry in postmodern culture.

The Ooze
A website dedicated to serving the ministry needs of the church as it interacts with contemporary culture.

Ravi Zacharias International Ministries
Contains a wealth of material related to worldview studies and apologetics.

TOUCH: The Cell Group People
http://www.touchusa.org
An American organization dedicated to the cell church model of Christian ministry.

xPastor.org
Designed especially for excutive pastors, senior pastors, and other senior-level church leaders.

Church History

Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism
The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) has established the Centre for Research on Canadian Evangelicalism (CRCE), which seeks to enhance the effectiveness of ministry carried out by Evangelicals in Canada and shed light on the character and role of Evangelicalism in Canada.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
One of the finest sites on the web for primary source documents relating to the history of Christianity.

Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online
Includes an online version of the Mennonite Encyclopedia as well as various other articles and essays relating to Mennonite and Anabaptist studies.

Bibliography of Canadian Religious History
This is a list of sources in Canadian Religious History that was produced by the Canadian Catholic Historical Association.

Papal Encyclicals Online
Provides the text of papal encyclicals and other papal documents.

Electronic Books and Digital Libraries

ALEX Catalogue of Electronic Texts
This is a collection of American and English literature and philosophy texts in electronic format.

Google Book Search
The Google Book Search project is digitizing millons of books in libraries located worldwide. Books that are out of copyright are free to view and download.

Online Books Page
Created and maintained by a librarian at Penn State University, this web site indexes material from online book and electronic text sites from around the world..

Human Services

Child and Family WebGuide
A online guide to the best websites on child development and family issues. The ratings are based on authority, ease of use, content, and the stability of the site. Updated on a regular basis.

Encyclopedia of Psychology
Created and maintained by the Department of Psychology and Jacksonville State University in Alabama, this online encyclopedia collects articles relating to psychology and arranges them by subject.

Institute of Marriage and Family Canada
The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) conducts, compiles and presents the latest and most accurate research to ensure that marriage and family-friendly policy are foremost in the minds of Canada’s decision makers. Includes the IMFC Review magazine.

PsychCentral
A well maintained site created by Dr. John Grohol. Contains much valuable information regarding disorders such as depression, alcoholism, anxiety, eating disorders, and various other aspects of counseling.

Global Studies

MisLinks
An excellent collection of web sites relating to missions and missions studies maintained by a professor at Wheaton College.

Network for Strategic Missions
Contains a vast collection of articles about all aspects of missions.  Not all content is freely available. 

Music and Worship

alternativeworship.org
A portal site for information on alternative worship churches and services and emerging church theory and structure.

CCM Magazine.com
CCM magazine is now completely online at this site.

Choral Domain Public Library
A online library of choral music that is now in the public domain.

International Music Score Library Project
Tens of thousands of music scores by hundreds of composers, all available for free download. Most of these scores are by composers whose work is now in the public domain.

The Hymnary
Created by the Calvin Insitute of Christian Worship, the Hymnary currently has 27 hymnals, 14225 hymns (2986 with full text), 7816 hymn tunes, 1962 incipits, 4977 media files, and 5365 authors/composers.

Worship Leader
The online site for Worship Leader magazine.

Worship Together
Online store and resource centre created by the Worship Together community.

Writing Aids

Clues for College Writers: Cracking the Mystery of Academic Writing
An e-book published by the Metropolitan State University in Minnesota on how to write various kinds of assignments, including annotated bibliographies, book reviews, and persuasive essays, just to name a few examples.

Research and Documentation Online
Contains very good examples for citing sources in Turabian and APA citation formats.

Writing Resources from the University of Calgary
A guide from the U of C on grammar and punctuation basics, as well as how to write book reviews and get through writer's block.

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