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Theology: Find Articles

This guide will show you library resources related to the Theology Department.

Request Books and Articles From Other Libraries

If we don't own a particular book or journal article, we can order it for you through Interlibrary Loan.

Books can take up to 2 weeks to arrive at our library, so be sure to do your research early.

Journal articles tend to arrive quicker, usually in 1-3 business days.

Some of our databases provide full-text articles (indicated by a PDF or HTML link after the citation).  Others only show you the titles of articles.  For these, click Article Linker to find out whether we own the journal in print and/or online.  Note the year of the journal article and make sure we own the year you need!

You may set up your Interlibrary Loan account here:

Finding Journal Articles in ATLA

ATLA is a database containing articles from theology journals.

  • Click the link below or go to the library homepage and click Search Databases>Popular Databases>ATLA.  You can search from off-campus by using your Houndmail login name and password when prompted.
  • Your search terms should reflect the person or word you chose.
    • Hint: Enter "bible" as an additional keyword.
  • Scroll down the search page and click on the following limits to narrow your results:
    • Print Holdings
    • Full Text
    • Language: English
    • Publication Type: Article
  • To find an article about a Biblical book:
    • Enter the book name as a keywrod and enter "bible" as an additional keyword in the second search box.


  • Click the Scriptures button on the green toolbar at the top of the page
    • Use Next and Previous links to scroll through the pages.
    • Click Expand to drill down to a particular passage.
  • If you get too many results, use the Subject section on the sidebar to pare down the results list.

Find Theology Articles in Databases