Online Journals

  • Academic e-Journals Internet Journals on Christianity and Other Religions – leadership e-journals from Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership
  • The American Journal of Biblical Theology
  • American Missionary – Published by the American Missionary Association from 1878-1901.
  • Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research
  • The Founders Journal– A quarterly journal of Founders Ministries, an organization committed to encouraging the recovery of the gospel and the biblical reformation of local churches.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals – Free scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Duke Journal/Journal of Music Theory – The Journal of Music Theory is the oldest music theory journal published in the United States and has been a cornerstone in music theory’s emergence as a research field in North America since the 1960s.
  • Free Periodicals on the Web – links to periodicals as displayed on Regent University’s website.
  • Galaxie Theological Journals Database – a subscription to almost 40 full-text online theological journals. Also includes a variety of Bible commentaries, sermon illustrations and reference tools to aid in Bible study and research.
  • Genamics JournalSeek (Philosophy and Religion) – The largest completely categorized database of freely available journal information available on the internet. The database presently contains 105032 titles.
  • Harvard Divinity Bulletin
  • Internet Journals on Christianity and Other Religions – A collection of links to free internet journals.
  • Journal of Applied Missiology – A semi-annual publication of the ACU Missions Department, with issues in April and October from 1990 to 1996. It was produced in limited quantities for missions alumni, missionaries on the field, and missions professors at sister institutions. All back issues are now on-line here.
  • Journal of Biblical Studies
  • Journal for Christian Theological Research – A peer-reviewed journal of the Christian Theological Research Fellowship
    Published 1996-2007 (no new issues).
  • Journal of Contemporary Theological Studies – In this journal the connection between theology and practical ministry is examined from a scholarly as well as a practical perspective. This area of research is simultaneously an area of research from antiquity and yet a new area of scholarly endeavor as well. JCTS began at Grace College of Divinity as a forum for scholarly discussion and review. Then in 2014 other colleges joined the scholarly forum. Each paper is reviewed through an editorial process then selected for presentation and the best of the papers are selected for publication in this journal.
  • Journal of Scriptural Reasoning – An academic, on-line, peer-reviewed publication of the University of Virginia.  We employ a double-blind review process. The Journal nurtures scholarly conversations between Jewish, Muslim, and Christian thinkers on the topics of hermeneutics, inter-faith dialogue, philosophical theology, religious ethics, and the significance of Scripture in the modern world.
  • The Journal of Southern Religion – JSR is the first scholarly journal devoted to the study of religion in the American South. The journal is fully peer-reviewed, reflecting the best traditions of critical scholarship. It is an open-access publication, published free of cost in its entirety on the Internet.
  • JSTOR-Free Limited Access – JSTOR offers free online reading access to the archives of 1,200 of the world’s most prominent journals. People can sign up for a JSTOR account and, every two weeks, read up to three articles online for free.
  • JURN.org – JURN is a unique search tool which helps you find free academic articles and books. Established in 2009 to comprehensively cover the arts and humanities, in 2014 JURN expanded in scope. JURN now also covers selected university full-text repositories and many additional e-journals in science, biomedical, business and law. In 2015/6 JURN expanded again, adding over 600 e-journals on aspects of the natural world.
  • Kerux: The Journal of Northwest Theological Seminary
  • Ministry Matters – Ministry Matters™ offers practical and immediate inspiration for preachers, teachers, and worship leaders. With thousands of original articles and blogs, unique book reviews, and weekly worship and preaching helps in our This Sunday area, MinistryMatters.com provides both community and inspiration to Christian leaders. There is a research library attached to the website called Legacy Library, which is free to use.
  • The Online Books Page: Serials – This page lists freely accessible archives of serials (such as magazines, journals, newspapers, and other periodicals). Archives are listed according to these criteria.
  • Open Access Journals – a collection of free online journals compiled under the Virtual Theological Library Project by the Association of Christian Librarians.
  • Open Access Peer-Reviewed Articles – Open access peer-reviewed journals in religion, Bible, & Christian origins.
  • Open Access Resources in Religious & Theological Studies – Open Journals – This page lists some suggested sites for finding free journal articles on religious and theological topics.
  • Protestant Reformed Theological Journal
  • RELEVANT Magazine – Since 2002, RELEVANT has been the leading platform reaching Christian twenty- and thirtysomethings, covering faith, culture and intentional living. The magazine is not about “being relevant” (whatever that means)—it’s that God is relevant to every aspect of our lives.
  • Scripture Studies – a journal of exposition and study of the Bible.
  • Southern Baptist Journal of Theology (SBJT) – The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology is published by Southern’s School of Theology and features articles by the faculty of Southern Seminary as well as leading evangelical scholars from around the world.
  • TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism – A peer-reviewed electronic journal dedicated to study of the Jewish and Christian biblical texts. Details of the journal are provided on the About page while current and past issues are accessed through the Contents page.
  • Theological Journal Search – This is a Custom Google Search engine for open access theological journals.
  • Theology – The ideal journal for all who want to broaden their knowledge of contemporary theological studies. It includes peer-reviewed contributions from scholars across the Christian tradition. Theology keeps readers abreast of the latest developments in all fields of enquiry impinging on contemporary Christian thought and practice.
  • Theology Today – Founded in 1944 at Princeton Theological Seminary, Theology Today is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal whose contributors include both emerging and established scholars. The editors seek to introduce to an ecumenical readership of academics and religious leaders significant new figures and movements in Christian theology, to foster intellectual encounters between Christianity and the other Abrahamic faiths, and to bring theological reflection and assessment into dialogue with emerging forms of church life and mission.
  • Virtual Theological Library Project / sponsored by Association of Christian Librarians – The Virtual Library contains bibliographic records to open access theological resources and is organized by format.  These include: E-booksBible CommentariesOpen Access Journals, and Research Websites