Recommended Websites

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 and internationally. Access The Association of Religion Data (ARDA) Archives 


Religious research company focused on cultural and religious trends. Access Barna

Hartford Institute for Religion Research Reports

Research and statistics on U.S. religion and congregations. Access Hartford Institute for Religion Research Reports

Pew Forum on Religion and 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. Access Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

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. Access 2010 U.S. Religion Census

Other Online Resources

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Provides access to classic Christian literature including commentaries, the Encyclopedia of Christianity, and more. Access Christian Classics Ethereal Library

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. Access Digital Collections (Princeton Seminary)

Directory of History Dissertations

Contains history dissertations both completed and in progress. Limit by year, institution, graduate advisor, keyword, and author's last name. Access Directory of History Dissertations

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Provides unlimited access to more than 1.4 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials. Access Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Google Books

Search and preview millions of books. Access Google Books

Google Scholar

Search theses, books, abstracts, and articles across many disciplines. Access Google Scholar

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. Access HathiTrust Digital Library

Internet Archive

Find millions of free digital books and archived websites. Access Internet Archive

Open Access Theses and Dissertations aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Metadata (information about the theses) comes from over 1100 colleges, universities, and research institutions. OATD currently indexes 6,297,723 theses and dissertations. Access Open Access Theses and Dissertations Data and Statistics

Central portal to U.S. government data. Access Data and Statistics

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. Access Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion


A global online library catalog that enables you to find books near you that are not owned by PTS. Access WorldCat