Religious Studies subject guide

 

 

Finding journal articles

The easiest way to find journal articles is to do a keyword search for your topic in LibrarySearch.

We also have a range of databases to help you find journal articles and other relevant material for your subject (they may not all be included in LibrarySearch).

Some databases only give you the reference, but most provide a 'Full text' button if we have a subscription to the article. All our databases are listed in the A-Z of e-resources.

Databases for Religious Studies

DatabaseDescription
Religious and theological abstracts Index to articles on theology and religion 1957-
Academic Search Complete
(from EBSCO)
Full text for many journal articles covering social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals, plus indexes and abstracts
Web of Science (WoS), part of Web of Knowledge Indexes over 8,000 journals across all subjects and starts coverage in 1970. The index is divided into 3 sections, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences. Web of Science is a citation index as well as a bibliographic index.
Zetoc Online Current awareness service from the British Library. The service includes searchable details of 20,000 journal titles and 16,000 conference proceedings covering all subject areas from 1993 onwards. Personal current awareness services based on table of contents information from individually selected journal titles are also available.

Selected journals for Religious Studies

The following list gives a few examples of journals that are of interest for Religious Studies. Many are also available in full text online. Check LibrarySearch for specific titles.

  • Culture and religion
  • Faith and philosophy
  • Harvard theological review
  • Interpretation
  • Journal for Indian philosophy and religion
  • Journal of contemporary religion
  • Journal of ecclesiastical history
  • Journal of feminist studies in religion
  • Journal of Islamic studies
  • Journal of religious ethics
  • Journal of the scientific study of religion
  • Revue des études augustiniennes
  • Studies in comparative religion

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