Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Database Tutorials

Tutorials for various databases


The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Religion Database is a comprehensive database for religious study and research. It includes journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays representing major religions, faiths, denominations, and languages.

Areas of coverage: Bible, archaeology, and antiquities; human culture and society; church history, missions, and ecumenism; pastoral ministry; world religions and religious studies; theology, philosophy, and ethics.

Dates of coverage: 1949 to present, although indexing for some journal titles extends back into the nineteenth century.


Quick Links

Google Web Search

Searching ATLA using the Scriptures Tool

Searching ATLA using the Citation Index

Searching ATLA using Subject Headings