Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology

seminary library booksBelow is a listing of selected resources in Systematic Theology. You can scroll through the entire page or click on one of the categories below to jump directly to that category.

Subject Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Asian Christian Theologies: A Research Guide to Authors, Movements, Sources. 3 vols. 2002. John C England et al. Editors. (Orbis Books)
Reference BTZ 30 .A8 A74 2002

Catechism of the Catholic Church. (United States Catholic Conference)
Reference BXZ 1959.3 .E5 C38 1994

Corpus Christi: An Encyclopedia of the Eucharist. M. O’Collins, Editor. (M. Glazier Press)
Reference BXZ 2215 .O32 1988

Dictionnaire de Spiritualite.
Reference BXZ 841 .D67

Dictionnaire de Théologie Catholique. Vacant-Mangenot. 15 volumes.
Reference BXZ 841 .D68 1903

Dictionary of Fundamental Theology. Rene Latourelle, Rino Fisichella, Editors. (Crossroad)
Reference BTZ 1102 .D5813 1994

Dictionary of Historical Theology, The. Trevor A. Hart, Gen. Editor. (Eerdmans Press)
Reference BTZ 21.2 .D53 2000

Dictionary of the Council. J. Deretz, A. Nocent. (Corpus Books)
Reference BXZ 830 1962 .A48 D43

Ecclesia: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Church. C. O’Donnell, Editor. (Liturgical Press)
Reference BXZ 841 .O36 1996

Encyclopedia of Christian Theology. 3 vols. Jean-Yves Lacoste, Editor. (Routledge)
Reference BR 95 .D5313 2005

Encyclopedia of the Early Church. (Garland Press)
Reference BR 162.2 .E53 1990

HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism, The. R.P. McBrien, Gen. Ed.
Reference BXZ 841 .H37 1995

Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology. (Scarecrow Press)
Reference B 721 .B77 2007

Lexikon für theologie und Kirche. (Herder)
Reference BR 95 .B7 1930

Liberation Theology: A Documentary History. Alfred T. Hennelly, Editor. (Orbis Books)
Reference BTZ 83.57 .L487 1990

New Handbook of Christian Theologians, A. D.W. Musser, J.L. Price, Editors. (Abingdon Press)
Reference BTZ 28 .N48 1996

Oxford Companion to Christian Thought, The. Adrian Hastings, Editor. (Oxford University Press)
Reference BR 95 .O94 2000

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation. (Oxford University Press)
Reference BR 302.8 .O93 1996

Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology, The
Reference BTZ 40 .O94 2009

Sacramentum Mundi: An Encyclopedia of Theology. K. Rahner, Editor. (Herder and Herder)
Reference BR 95 .S3

Theological Investigations. K. Rahner.  23 vol. (Seabury Press)
Reference BXZ 1751.2 .R313  

Theotokos: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Blessed Virgin Mary. M. O’Carroll (M. Glazier Press)
Reference BTZ 599 .O15 1982

Trinitas: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Holy Trinity. M. O’Carroll, Editor. (Liturgical Press)
Reference BTZ 111.2 .O32 1987

Veni Creator Spiritus: A Theological Encyclopedia of the Holy Spirit. M. O’Carroll. (Liturgical Press)
Reference BTZ 121.2 .O335 1990

Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology, The.  A. Richardson, J. Bowden, Editors. (Westminster Press)
Reference BR 95 .W494 1983

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Dictionaries of Theological Terms

Concise Dictionary of Theology, A. Gerald O’Collins, Editor. (Paulist Press)
Reference BR95 .O25 1991

Dictionary of Latin and Greek Theological Terms. Richard A. Muller.
Reference BR 95 .M86 1985

Essential Theological Terms. Gonzalez, Justo L.
Reference BR 96.5 .G66 2005

“Justo Gonzalez provides students with accessible discussions of over 300 theological terms… These reliable discussions of the most common ideals and concepts encountered in theological studies will make this book indispensable for students in all stages of their education.”

New Dictionary of Theology. Komonchak, Collins, Lane. (M. Glazier Press)
Reference BR 95 .N38 1987

Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms. Donald K. McKim. (Westminster Press)
Reference BR 95 .M378 1996

“...Comprehensive…Its brief and concise definitions capture a broad range of theological and related disciplines: biblical studies, church history, ethics, feminist theology, Liberation theology, ministry, …Protestant, Reformed, and Roman Catholic theologies.

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Africa Theological Journal
American Journal of Religion
Cross Currents
Currents in Theology and Mission
Divus Thomas
Ecumenical Review, The
Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses
Estudios Eclesiasticos: Revista Teologica de Investigacion e Informacion
Etudes Theologique et Religieuses
Expository Times, The
Faith and Philosophy
Furrow, The: A Journal for the Contemporary Church
Greek Orthodox Review
Harvard Theological Review
Heythrop Journal, The
Information Service - The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
International Journal of Systematic Theology
Irish Theological Quarterly
Journal of Ecumenical Studies
Journal of Hispanic/Latino Theology
Journal of Theological Studies
Journal of Theology
Kerygma und Dogma
Letter & Spirit
Listening: Journal of Communication Ethics, Religion, and Culture
Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture
Louvain Studies
Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies
Modern Theology
Monitor Ecclesiasticus
Nova et Vetera (English and International editions)
One in Christ
Pacific Journal of Theology, The
Pro Ecclesia
Revue Benedictine
Revue des Science Philosophique et Theologiques
Revue Thomiste
Saint Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly
Science et Esprit
Scottish Journal of Theology
Scripta Theologica (Universidad de Navarra)
Sewanee Theological Review
Stimmen der Zeit
Studia Liturgica
Studies in Religion / Sciences Religieuses
Theological Review
Theological Studies
Theologische Literaturzeitung
Thomist, The
Trierer Theologische Zeitschrift (Theology Faculty of Trier and co-published with the faculty of Catholic Theology at the University of Mainz)
Theologie und Philosophie
Westminster Theological Journal
Word and World: Theology for Christian Ministry
Zeitschrift Fur Theologie Kirche
Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science

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Internet Resources

Catholic Encyclopedia (1913) Wikisource:

Corpus Thomisticum:

Index Theologicus (Ix Theo):
“Indexes articles published in religious and theological studies periodicals, festschrift and congress publications (from 1988). Formerly known as ZID (Zeitschriften Inhaltdienst Theologie).” Universitat Tubingen

Post Reformation Digital Library – Hosted by the H. Henry Meeter Center of Calvin College and Clavin Theological Seminary (PRDL):

Religion Online.Org – Full texts by recognized religious scholars:

The Vatican:

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ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials

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Digital Karl Barth Library

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