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Theological Studies

Essential works and resources for the study of theology.

Starting places...

For topics in Christian theology and history...

For a general introduction to research and writing in this field ... then consult Bradley and Muller's Church History: An Introduction to Research Methods and Resources.
If you're looking for an overview, background, or a guide to essential books on a topic ... then

begin with the Evangelical Dictionary of Theology and the Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (More options)

or Theological Handbooks and Companions for more detailed reviews of theological themes and issues.

For journal articles and books chapters ... then

start with ATLA Religion and Religious & Theological Abstracts. More recommended databases.

If you have an article citation and need to find the full article... then

use Citation Search or search title and author in Google Scholar (Turn Scholar into a library database)