Welcome to the Theology Subject Guide.
Audience: CUW undergraduate students in theology and religion courses.
Help Available: please contact librarians with Ask a Librarian or on the Library Tab in the Portal (phone, email, chat)
How to Use: Click any tab to learn more.
You can search for books & ebooks in Primo.
General Instructions: Finding Books
Library of Congress Call Numbers
BS 500 Bible Criticism and interpretation
BS 700 Old Testament
BS 1900 New Testament
BT Doctrinal Theology
BV Practical Theology
Reference Books are located in the short stacks in the center of the Library.
Dictionary of the Reformation
|REF BR302.8 .L4913 2004|
|Dictionary of Luther and Lutheran Traditions||REF BX8007 .D53 2017|
|New Dictionary of Biblical Theology||BS440 .N437 2000|
LCMS CTCR Reports (1963-2009)
|REF BX8061 .M7C34 (6 volumes in binders)|
You can search for journal articles in Primo and library databases (see databases tab).
General Instructions on finding and requesting articles: Finding Journal Articles
For print journals, a link to the Index where you can search articles by topic is provided.
- Journal of Lutheran Mission
- Concordia Journal
- Concordia Theological Quarterly
- Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly (Print)
- Journal of Biblical Literature
- Lehre und Wehre (Print)
- Lutheran Forum (Print)
- Lutheran Synod Quarterly
- Lutheran Quarterly
- Wisconsin Lutheran Quarterly (Print)
Finding Journal Articles By Journal Title in Primo
- Open Primo Journal Title Search
- Search for the Journal’s Title
- Click on the Journal title in the search results.
- Search inside the journal for keywords on the journal page.
- Concordia Theological Seminary (IN) Media Library
A library of theological articles, course videos, chapel sermons and other resources provided by CS.
- Concordia Seminary (St. Louis)
Collection of resources including a scholarship repository, faculty blogs, video and audio lectures, and more.
- WI Lutheran Seminary Digital Library
Essays on various topics related to ministry and LCMS education
- Post-Reformation Digital Library (Calvin College)
database of digital books about the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation Era (late 15th-18th c.)
- Project Wittenberg
Writings of Martin Luther and other Lutherans
- Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA)
US and International Data related to religion & congregations, including datasets.
- Research In Ministry (RIM)
Online database of thesis and dissertation abstracts related to ministry, theology, and religion.
- Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Detailed, scholarly, peer-reviewed information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of academic philosophy
- Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)
Official website. Includes Bible studies, prayer suggestions, devotions, directories & more.
- Lutheran Hour Ministries
Lutheran Christ-centered outreach effort from the International Lutheran Laymen’s League. Includes training resources in video and print formats.
- LCMS Document Library
A wide variety of free print resources about ministry and education of LCMS beliefs and doctrine.
- LCMS Commission on Theology & Church Relations
Lutheran Doctrine statements on life, family, marriage, citizenship, and comparison to other religions and Christian faiths.
- LC-MS Convention Essays
CUW Library’s Digital Repository of doctrinal essays and other reports first generated during the regular LCMS conventions discuss topics of continuing relevance and value to the theological scholarship of LCMS.
- Concordia Historical Institute
Library and Archives on American Lutheran history from the 19th-century immigration the present.
Citation Help Guides
Books about Research
|Research Techniques for Scholars and Students in Religion and Theology||Ebook|
An introduction to theological research: a guide for college and seminary students
|BR118 .B28 2000|