Electronic Resources

The College has access to a growing number of electronic resources. This is a small sample.

EBSCO Databases

The  ATLA Religion Database with Serials and the Religion and Philosophy Collection database are available via EBSCO on the Virtual Library page on Spurgeon’s Online http://www.spurgeonsonline.org.uk/ once you have logged in.  These excellent databases include many full-text articles available online.

Electronic Book Collections

Cambridge Collections Online.  Full text access is available to all the books in the series The Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture.

Oxford Scholarship Online Full text access is available to all the books in the Religion collection.

Oxford Handbooks Online - All the books in Oxford Handbooks in Religion are available.

[To access the Cambridge and Oxford collections from outside the College network go to the Virtual Librarypage on Spurgeon's Online (you need to be registered with the College to be able to access this page)]

Also there are a  number of e-books available direct from the Library's Online catalogue with a link to the Dawsonera website. To access these you will need your Spurgeon's Library reader number plus a password - please ask the librarian or see the Login/Password information document on the Virtual Library page on Spurgeon's Online.

Electronic Journals

Homiletic - This is is a scholarly forum in homiletics and a review of publications in religious communication. It is a freely-accessible, peer reviewed online journal available at http://www.homiletic.net/

The Way online can be accessed on the College's internal network at http://www.theway.org.uk/websubs. Outside the network you will need a passcode - please ask the librarian or see the Login/Password information document on the Virtual Library page on Spurgeon's Online.

The following Sage journals are now available online from 1999 onwards. Outside the internal network you will need a user name and password - please ask the librarian or see the Login/Password information document on the Virtual Library page on Spurgeon's Online.

Biblical Theology Bulletin: A Journal of Bible and Theology

Currents in Biblical Research

The Expository Times 

Feminist Theology

Journal for the Study of the New Testament

Journal for the Study of the Old Testament

Studies in Christian Ethics

Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies

The following Wiley journals are now available online. Outside the internal network you will need a user name and password - please ask the librarian or see the Login/Password information document on the Virtual Library page on Spurgeon's Online.

1) Ecumenical Review (1997 onwards)

2) International Review of Missions (1997 onwards) 

The following Brill journals are now available online. Outside the internal network you will need a user name and password - please ask the librarian or see the Login/Password information document on the Virtual Library page on Spurgeon's Online.

1) Journal for the Study for the Historical Jesus (Vol.1 onwards)

2) Ecclesiology (Vol.1 onwards)

3) Journal of Pentecostal Theology (Vol.1 onwards)

The following Acumen journals are now available online. Outside the internal network you will need a user name and password - please ask the librarian or see the Login/Password information document on the Virtual Library page on Spurgeon's Online.) 

1) Black Theology

2) Journal for the Study of Spirituality

3) Practical Theology

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