Database Trials

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The Library is presently reviewing the following resources as part of free database trial programs.
Several factors influence the selection of new electronic resources, including, but not limited to, cost, licensing agreements, ease of use of the resource, and the importance or value of content. A database trial does not mean that the database will be added to the Library Collection.

The Library welcomes feedback on the need and use of databases by its students, faculty, and staff. Please send your comments to Laura Crain, Associate Director for Collection Services.

 Twentieth Century Religious Thought Library

A multivolume, cross-searchable online collection that brings together the seminal works and archival materials related to worldwide religious thinkers from the early 1900s until the first decade of the 21st century.

This online collection represents voices from Islam, Judaism and Christianity including: an international selection of English-language editions of key authors such as Muhammad Abduh, Sadiq Jalal Al-Azm, Hans Urs von Baltasar, Karl Barth, Eugene Borowitz, Sergius Bulgakov, Rudolf Bultmann, Helder Camara, James Cone, Khaled Abou el Fadl, Ivone Gebara, Blu Greenberg, Gustavo Gutiérrez, Adolf von Harnack, Louis Jacob, Mordecai Kaplan, Sayyid Ahmad Khan, Henri de Lubac, Adolf Neubauer, Said Nursî, Wolfhart Pannenberg, Tariq Ramadan, Rosemary Radford Ruether, Dorothee Sölle, Abdolkarim Soroush, Muhammad Tahir-ul- Qadr, and John Howard Yoder; writings in Arabic by Muhammad Abduh, in French by Abdou Filali-Ansary, and in German by Karl Barth and Dietrich Bonhoeffer, i.e. the complete 17-volume German edition of  Dietrich Bonhoeffer Werke (DBW); the complete 17 volumes of the English edition of the  Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works Series (DBWE); and a selection of the papers of Reinhold Niebuhr and correspondence of Markus Brann. Future releases will include works by other significant thinkers and additional archival content. Upon completion, the collection will include more than 400,000 pages of printed works and primary sources.

Twentieth Century Religious Thought Library provides resources to further explore Christian-Muslim-Jewish relations and key concepts in theology across religions. It supports research and teaching in comparative religion, theology, world religion, religion and law, religion and politics, and serves as an important resource for courses and scholarship in Middle Eastern studies, social theory, feminist studies, philosophy, and world history.

Trial ends: 10/21/17

Maintained by Laura Crain

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