Links to the Religious Studies Department at Missouri State University:

Religious Studies Home Page

Minor in Religious Studies

Masters in Religious Studies Program

Victor Matthews with Religious Studies Graduate Students

Transfer Student Information








ABZU Web Site (
ABZU Web Site, based at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, is the first site to check for new resources in the area of the ancient Near East. Abzu offers multiple points of access to the growing number of resources located on the Internet.
Amazing Discoveries in Biblical Archaeology (
Amazing Discoveries in Bible Archaeology A list of sites in Biblical Archaeology and the Dead Sea Scrolls. It also allows one to search for Books on Archaeology and search the Web for Biblical Archaeology web links
Ashmolean Museum (
Ashmolean Museum Home Page. This page holds great promise. The Cast Gallery has several images with links to dictionary entries and other materials.
Biblical Archaeology (
Biblical Archaeology focuses on the peoples and cultures of the Levant, and other regions as they relate to the biblical record, during the biblical period.
The Biblical Archaeology Society (
The Biblical Archaeology Society has been presenting the excitement of archaeological discovery and ground breaking Bible scholarship to a popular audience for 25 years through magazines and books. This site connects to the sites for Biblical Archaeology Review and Bible Review
The Israel Museum Site (
The Israel Museum Site is a web site that presents material from the Israel Museum arranged by Time Period and arranged in sections on Costumes, Water Systems, Food, People etc.
Oriental Institute (
Oriental Institute The home page of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
The Tel Hazor Excavation Project (
The Tel Hazor Excavation Project provides information about Tel Hazor and information for prospective volunteers who may wish to participate in further excavations at Hazor. 

The World of the Bible

Greece and Rome

Ancient Rome: Images and Pictures (
This web site maintained by Felix Just contains over 350 captioned pictures of Ancient Rome
Ancient World Web (
Ancient World Web is the Ultimate Index on the Ancient World. Actually, rather than an index, this site offers links to a wide selection of sites concerned with the "ancient world." Still, it is a useful gathering of resources and is worth checking for new resources or general browsing. 
Arachnion (
ARACHNION is a Journal of Ancient Literature and History on the Web. One of the new electronic journals to appear on the World Wide Web with both editors and an editorial board. This is a referred journal, and the editors are seeking articles of quality comparable to print journals.
Classics Collections Page (
The University of Florida Classics Collections Page is a compendium of resources, databases, e-texts, electronic journals, and sites on Greek and Roman History, Art and Archaeology, and Classical Mythology
Interactive Ancient Mediterranean (
The Interactive Ancient Mediterranean is an on-line atlas of the ancient Mediterranean world designed to serve the needs and interests of students and teachers in high school, community college and university courses in classics, ancient history, geography, archaeology and related fields.
Library of Congress Classics (
The Library of Congress Classics Collections Page
Professor KC Hanson's Web Site (
This site contains an article on using the Web for ancient studies, a collection of 250 classified links to the ancient world Websites, and a collection of 100 classified links to world religions Websites, classified bibliographies, and a collection of ancient documents
Perseus Project (
The Perseus Project is a teaching and research tool that combines in a multimedia database environment resources for the study of ancient Greek literature, history, art and archaeology. In addition the site maintains links to several other sites of interest to classicists.
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World or
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is a site devoted to the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the other Wonders of the Ancient world, wonders of the Modern world, and natural Wonders. It also provides several links to resources in Near Eastern, Greek and Roman studies.
Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists (
TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents of Journals of Interest to Classicists is listing of tables of contents form journals in the classics. It lists more than 13,000 from over 160 journals.
University of Chicago Classics Dept. Home Page
The University of Chicago Libraries and the Classics Department Home Page which contains useful resources for Classics with Links to other resources on the Internet
 Rome for You
Describes museums, monuments, and other sites of interest.

Ancient Near East

Ancient Near Eastern Links (
Ancient Near Eastern links of William Clay Poe which are good places to begin searching for information on the web. 
Edinburgh Ras Shamra Project (
Edinburgh Ras Shamra Project offers both images of tablets from Ugarit and information on the Ugaritic language. The texts currently available are accompanied by transliterations and translations
Rutgers University Religion Dept Ancient Near East Links
Rutgers University Religion Dept Ancient Near East Links is a collection of General resources and Language tools for study of the Ancient Near East. There are subsection devoted to Anatolia, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, and Syria and Palestine.
University of Chicago Ancient Near East Home Page (
The University of Chicago Libraries and Ancient Near East Department home page which contains useful resources for Ancient Near Eastern Studies such as Guides to UC Catalogs, Bibliographic Databases, Electronic Journals and Full Text Resources.
Women in the Ancient Near East (
This site contains a bibliography focusing on Women in the Ancient Near East from materials acquired by the Oriental Institute between 1988 and 1992.


Annual Egyptological Bibliography (
Annual Egyptological Bibliography is published by the International Association of Egyptologists in cooperation with the Netherlands Institute for the Near East. 
Egyptology Resources (
Egyptology Resources is maintained by Nigel Strudwick It originated with the assistance of the Newton Institute in the University of Cambridge, to provide a source of Egyptological information on the World Wide Web. It begins with a very good opening graphic


Internet Resources for the Study of Judaism and Christianity
Internet Resources for the Study of Judaism and Christianity lists a number of sites on the Internet that are useful for the study of Judaism and Christianity.
Understanding Bar and Bat Mitzvahs --
Ioudaios (
Articles previously appearing in the Ioudaios list indexed by author for retrieval.
Ioudaios Review (
Companion electronic home page to the group Ioudaios which focus on reviews of material of interest to scholars of early Judaism and related fields.
Judaism and Jewish Resources (
Judaism and Jewish resources is one of the most complete listings of links to other sites and of material related to Judaism and Jewish Studies.
The Tanach Directory (
The Tanach Directory from Shamash included the Hebrew text of the Tanach and links to all the known Divrei Torah on the Internet.
The Tanach Study Center (
The Tanach Study Center is designed to provide the student of the Torah with a structured learning program for self-study of Tanach.
The Torah Net Page (
The Torah Net Page lists sources for studying the Torah on the Internet.

The Dead Sea Scrolls

Dead Sea Scrolls Rutgers University (
This site contains a very detailed Timetable of Discovery and Debate in the history of the Dead Sea Scroll. There are significant hyperlinks to places, people and events in that history.
Dead Sea Scrolls Seminar of Robert Kraft (
Religious Studies 225. Robert Kraft's home page at the U Penn. This link leads to archives from Robert Kraft's seminar on the Dead Sea Scrolls at the U Penn, Spring Term 1995.
Dead Sea Scrolls Texts online (
Dead Sea Scrolls texts online at the University of Pennsylvania Computer Center for the Analysis of Texts.
Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls (
The Orion Center for the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature was established in 1995 to stimulate and foster research on the scrolls, provide a forum for the unique scroll opportunities in Jerusalem, and to coordinate research being carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This Website is intended to further those goals while providing educational, scholarly, and Orion Center-specific information. The site contains general information on the Scrolls and a Cave Tour .
The Scrolls from the Dead Sea (
The Ancient Library of Qumran and Modern Scholarship is an online version of the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit at the Library of Congress .
Scrolls from the Dead Sea Library of Congress Exhibit (
This site contains material on the community the produced the scrolls, the Library of scrolls, and the debate that is raging 2000 years after the writing of the scrolls.

Biblical Studies

 The Bible Gateway (
The Bible Gateway allows searches of various translations of the Bible, by passage or search words with Boolean operators. It also offers searchable translations of the Bible into other languages.

Bibelwissehschaft (
Bibelwissenschaft is the Best European site for biblical studies and related areas, with extensive links to source materials and other resources on the Internet. Of particular interest isthe listing of computer resources for biblical studies, which has links to both software and electronic texts.
Bible Institute of Fribourg University (
Biblical Institue of Fribourg University provides timely information on the current activities of the Biblical Institute, Information on volumes of Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis and Novum Testamentum et Orbis Antiquus, backlist and new/forthcoming.
Catholic Church Documents (
Full texts of all Catholic Church Documents on Biblical Research
Computer Assisted Bible Analysis (
Computer Assisted Bible Analysis is maintained by Harry Hahne. Includes Bible fonts for Windows, Internet courses on humanities computing, reviews of Bible search software, scholarly essays pertaining to computer-assisted analysis of biblical texts, and other resources (FAQs, discussion groups, etc.)
The Resource Page for Biblical Studies (
The Resource Page for Biblical Studies: This Resource Page is maintained by Torry Seland at Volda College in Norway.
TC: A Journal for Biblical Textual Criticism
TC: A Journal for Biblical Textual Criticism is an electronic, peer-reviewed, journal focusing on biblical textual criticism. The journal contains full-length articles, shorter textual notes, project reports and book reviews.

Hebrew Bible

Hebrew Bible Bibliography (
Hebrew Bible Bibliography is a short bibliography of the Hebrew  Bible from Divinity Library, Vanderbilt University
Navigating the Bible (
Navigating the Bible Old Testament. This site began as a place where young boys and girls could prepare for their Bar/Bath Mitzvah. However, it was felt that the project should be expanded to cover not only the needs of those for whom it was originally aimed, but also to provide a means by which others might explore the Five Books of Moses from a number of different perspectives. It provides Real Audio clips for pronunciation of texts.

Biblical Manuscripts

Manuscripts and Documents on NT (
A collection of Manuscripts and documents on the New Testament including an analysis of the Lord's Prayer in Aramaic, Greek and English, along with a series of essays on New Testament topics.

Ancient Christianity

Wabash Center's Guide to Resources on Early Christianity
The Wabash Center's Guide to Internet Resources pages on Early Christianity contains teaching resources, texts, journals and web sites dedicated to Ancient Christianity.

Biblical Books

Biblical Languages

Greek Fonts site (
Greek Fonts site contains free fonts offered for MS-DOS (SVGA), Windows, Macintosh etc. along with information for using these fonts to view Greek on the Internet.
Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology (
This site is dedicated to the theory described in Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology by R. Beard. IT contains links to dictionaries and grammars etc. 
Interactive Greek Tutorial (
An interactive Greek tutorial, with RealAudio samples to teach pronunciation, an interactive flashcard, and loads of scriptural examples.
Little Greek (
This is a site containing resources and tips for learning koine or biblical Greek
B-Greek (
B-Greek is a  mailing list for scholar study of biblical Greek and the biblical Greek texts. Includes searchable archives.
A Greek Grammar for Colleges (
Herbert Weir Smyth, A Greek Grammar for Colleges is an on line version of the will known Smyth Greek Grammar. 
New Latin Grammar (,00002)
Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges is an online version of the well known Latin Grammar. 

Humanities Computing

Humanities Computing at Oxford (
A centralized collection of links to all the humanities computing efforts at Oxford University. Contains links to such efforts as the Center for Humanities Computing, the Humbul Gateway (international resources for the humanities), projects undertaken at various departments at Oxford, and a variety of other important resources.
James J. O'Donnel's Web Page (
This web page is an interactive WWW exploration and demonstration of practical applications of Internet technology for teaching.
Robert Kraft's Home Page (
This home page containing links to materials from several of his classes on Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Judaism.
The iLove Languages Pages ( )
This is a comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources compiled by Tyler Jones. It includes online language lessons (in ancient and modern languages), dictionaries, texts, etc.)

Electronic Texts

Center for Textual Studies (
The Centre for Textual Studies is one of twenty-three Computers in Teaching Initiative (CTI) Centres for Textual Studies, established to promote the use of computers in university teaching. This homepage offers access to the Centre's Resources Guide, which is an introduction to the software, techniques and literature of electronic textual analysis for academics seeking to us computers in teaching and research.
Duke Papyrus Archive (
This is the Special Collections Library at Duke University has undertaken to provide electronic access to the largely unpublished Duke papyrus collection of papyri from ancient Egypt. The usefulness of this site is enhanced by the provision of both basic and advanced information on papyri in general and their languages.
Textual Criticism and Manuscript Interpretation (
This is a site maintained by David L. Moore containing facsimiles, and links to various NT manuscripts. 
The New Media Bible (
The New Media Bible is sponsored by the American Bible Society. The Scholars who are working on this project realize that the Bible has passed through many media transformations in the course of human history; from ancient stories told, to handwritten manuscripts, to the printed page. This project is a transformation of the Bible into yet another medium, the electronic media of the 21st century.
The Electronic New Testament Manuscripts Project (http://www/ )
The Electronic New Testament Manuscripts Project is "…an international, scholarly, volunteer effort to make images and transcriptions of New Testament manuscripts available freely on the Internet." presently in its pilot phase.
The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Project (
TLG is the Gopher Server of the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Project of at the University of California, Irvine.
Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents (
The Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents was established in 1995 under the auspices of Oxford University's Faculty of Literae Humaniores to provide a focus for the study of ancient documents within Oxford. Over the last six years it has developed into a research centre of national and international importance.
The Electronic Text Center (
The Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia. Online versions of English, French, German, Japanese and Latin texts, and links to many other resources.
The Gramcord Institute (
The GRAMCORD Institute's World Wide Website is intended for visitors who are interested in Biblical Greek and Hebrew --- and Biblical Studies software in general. It provides having access to scholarly information, forum archives, technical support bulletins, news about Institute research and software development, and links to many other Biblical text and Biblical language-related Internet WWW sites. The site is sponsored by the non-profit GRAMCORD Institute as a free public service to the Biblical studies community.

Scholarly Societies

The American Academy of Religion (

American Schools of Oriental Research (

The Society of Biblical Literature (

The Catholic Biblical Association of America (

Internet resources of Scholarly Societies


AcqWeb (
AcqWeb is a website for librarians interested in acquisitions or collection development. Also excellent for scholars seeking contact information for publishers, libraries on Internet and host of other bibliographic information.
Andover Harvard Theological Library (
Basic information concerning library and its collections.
The Calgary Libraries Automated Virtual Information System (Clavis) Home Page allows searching of the University Library's holdings by author, title or subject. Research findings can then be mailed to an e-mail address.
Duke University Library (
Duke University Online Catalog
Emory University Library (
The Library of Emory University where one can find Euclid on the Web. The Emory University Search service. 
The University of South Florida Library
The University of South Florida Library Virtual Online Library
Heard Library of Vanderbilt University (
The Jean and Alexander Heard Library of Vanderbilt University
Hill Monastic Manuscript Library (
This library contains information concerning the project of making the library of more than 90,000 volumes in libraries and archives of classical and medieval handwritten manuscripts available in electronic format.
Library Gopher (
This is Gopher site which contains links to several others libraries throughout the world which have online catalogs.
The Library of Congress (
The Library of Congress Catalog Experimental Search site allows searching of the holdings of the Library by Author, Title or Subject and has the capability of sending results to your email address.
The Library of Congress Catalog (
WWW Page is maintained by the Library of Congress. It allows the searching of the Library of Congress On Line Catalog (OCLC). It also has links to resources in the classics and electronic texts.
Marquette University Online Research (
This site allows searching of the Marquette Memorial and Science Libraries as well as linking to other sites on the Internet .
Oberon Library Database (
Oberon Library database (libraries available through Oberon Software) for use with Biblio [Citation8] and Biblio4 [Nota Bene Ibidem Software]
Pitts Theological Library (
Pitts Library at Emory University. This page provides a guide to the resources of this library and on the internet in general.
Regenstein Library (
The Regenstein Library of the University of Chicago. Online Catalog which is searchable.
Vanderbilt Divinity Library (
The Vanderbilt Divinity Library home page contains links to Internet resources for religious and theological research, guides for research in religion, bibliographies for religious and theological research

Electronic Journals

Biblical Studies on the Web (
Biblical Studies on the Web is a new exegetical journal exclusively published on the World Wide Web, dedicated to the study of Jewish and Christian Biblical Theology

Bibliographic Software

Citation 8 (
Citation 8 Biblio Software is a Windows bibliographic software produce by The Nota Bene Corporation who are known for their Note Bene and Ibidem software. This is a windows variant of the Ibidem software.

Images for Biblical Studies

Holy Land Photos (
A collection of 44 sites with 390 photos of the Holy Land compiled by Carl Ramussen. Its purpose is to provide quality photos of the biblical sites free of charge to teachers and others interested in biblical studies.
Images at NT Gateway (
The art and images of Dr. Mark Goodacre's New Testament web site containing severals links to artwork and images concerning the New Testment and early Christian Literature.
Religious Art (
Religious Art collection of Felix Just, especially art partaining to the gospel of John and the Book of Revelation




Additional Indexed sites containing Internet resources for the study of the Bible