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Statistics and Research

Statistics based on well designed research in many fields provide insights for further research and decision-making by leaders in both academic and ecclesial communities.  A religious reference librarian should know... read more >

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Primary Documents in Theology

It is important to have an understanding of what a primary document is and what it is not. For most researchers, a primary document is a first-hand account of historical... read more >

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Non-Religious Databases

It is not unusual for researchers to ask questions that cross disciplines or involve interdisciplinary study.  Therefore, it is important to be familiar with the non-religious databases that your researchers... read more >

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Denominations/Religious Groups Research

Student and practitioners in Religion Studies, Practical Theology, and the Sociology of Religion often need information on various Christian denominations or other religious groups and traditions. There are several excellent... read more >

Growing Young, a Center for Congregations Workshop

Growing Young, a Center for Congregations Workshop

Dates & Time: 
Feb 23, 2017
Growing Young, February 23, 2017. Like most ministry leaders, you’ve probably heard ominous reports of the demise of faith all around us. From the disillusionment of young people to the aging of the church to the rise of the “Nones,” the list is long and disheartening. But what if that’s only part of the story? What if there are bright spots breaking through the clouds revealing energized congregations brimming with young people?
Location: 
Indiana

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Comparing the Belief, Cultural Norms, and Politics of Religious Amedricans

In addition to a map of where congregations and services are being held the Association Of Religion Data Archives / ARDA gives people the ability to compare the religious, cultural,... read more >

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List of Participating Schools ATLASerials® for ALUM

The American Theological Library Association (ATLA), an association of theological libraries and librarians, has been producing indispensable research tools in religion and theology for more than 60 years. Through the... read more >

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Leading Institutions In Uncertain Times

By paying attention to feedback from local congregations, the Reformed Church in America has learned that “our churches don’t want denominational programs anymore,” according to RCA General Secretary Tom DeVries.... read more >

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What is the Evangelical Lutheran Church?

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was formed in 1988, when the Lutheran Church in America, The Association of Evangelical Lutheran Churches and the American Lutheran Church merged. Combined, the... read more >

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Watchfulness, Vision and The Future

It's a good word for the church. In his instructions to the church at Colossae, Paul asks his readers to be watchful....

Poll Out on Prayers of the Non-Religious

For many non-believers, it is an instinctive response to a crisis: “Please, God.” So perhaps it should not be...

Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

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