Covers Biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. Includes more than 814,000 citations from articles, essays, and book reviews, with a growing number of multimedia citations. Full text is provided for more than 266,000 electronic articles and book reviews, from more than 130 journals.
Provides access to an index of English language articles and reviews from an evangelical perspective. Includes most titles from 1976 to the present.
Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions
Available in print (Ref. BV 3700 .B56 1998)
Dictionary of Mission Theology
Available in print (Ref. BV 2040 .D54 2007)
Available in print (Ref. BV 2040 .E48 2007 )
Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions
Contains more than 1,400 articles on the theory, practice, theology, and history of missions from an evangelical perspective.
Available in print (Ref. BV 2040 .E92 2000)
Provides information on 500 cultures of the world, covering twenty different areas of daily life including clothing, food, language, and religion.
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Missionaries–India–Biography (Change the name of the country for different results)
Missionaries, Medical–Nepal–Biography (Change the name of the country for different results)
Missions–China (Change the name of the country for different results)
Pentecostal churches–Missions (Change the name of the denomination for different results)
A collection of membership statistics for religions, denominations, churches, etc.
Includes “essential biographical facts of Chinese and foreign Christian missionaries, church leaders, evangelists, and laity chiefly responsible for laying the foundations and advancing the growth of Chinese Christian communities and their influence in societies around the world.”–From website
Focuses on the social history of Christianity in China. Includes information on important people and institutions in Chinese Christianity.
Includes “the essential biographical facts of African Christian leaders, evangelists, and lay workers chiefly responsible for laying the foundations and advancing the growth of Christian communities in Africa.”–From website
“Offers historical images from Protestant and Catholic missionary collections in Britain, Norway, Germany, France, Switzerland, and the United States. The photographs, which range in time from the middle of the nineteenth to the middle of the twentieth century, offer a visual record of missionary activities and experiences in Africa, China, Madagascar, India, Papua-New Guinea, and the Caribbean.”–From website