Religious Statistics and Social Science Research Aids
- The Association of Religion Data (ARDA) Archives
Over 650 data files, graphs and maps spanning decades that show adherence, church membership and religious beliefs for denominations and religious groups nationally as well as internationally.
Religious research company focused on cultural and religious trends.
- Hartford Institute for Religion Research Reports
Research and statistics on U.S. religion and congregations.
- Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Examines a wide range of current issues and American society, and explores the role that religion has in world affairs. Contains survey results, demographic analysis and social science research.
- 2010 U.S. Religion Census
Religious congregations and membership studies from the 2010 census showing church membership by county and denomination as well as other statistics and analytical reports on special groups.
Other Online Resources
- Digital Collections (Princeton Seminary)
A major archive that provides full-text access to older books, Abraham Kuyper works and bibliography, and Princeton Seminary journals from 1825 forward including Studies in Reformed Theology and History.
- Directory of History Dissertations
Contains history dissertations both completed and in progress. Limit by year, institution, graduate advisor, keyword, and author's last name.
- Doctoral Dissertations on Mission since 1900
Database pulls information from the International Bulletin of Missionary Research, and has expanded to include dissertations that discuss Christianity outside of the West in addition to those that discuss missions.
- Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
Provides unlimited access to more than 1.4 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials.
- Google Books
Search and preview millions of books.
- Google Scholar
Search theses, books, abstracts, and articles across many disciplines.
- HathiTrust Digital Library
Provides access to public domain and in-copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, Internet Archive, Microsoft, and partner institutions.
- Internet Archive
Find millions of free digital books and archived websites.
- Open Thesis
Free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.
- USA.gov Data and Statistics
Central portal to US government data.
- Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
An excellent selective, annotated guide to internet resources in theology and religion, including syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, and software.
A global online library catalog that enables you to find books near you that are not owned by PTS.