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A collection of useful web links

 

Augsburg Fortress Scholarly books
Bibles Online
Bible Study Resources
Church History
Classic Christian Literature
Denominations
Ecumenical Proposals
Homosexuality

Journals Online
Lutheran Studies
Online Webcasts

Preaching Helps
Text Studies
Theological Conversations
Theological Research
World Religions

Augsburg Fortress Scholarly books

Complete List of Fortress Press Books
http://www.fortresspress.com/

Bibles Online

The New English Translation is available on the Internet and is free for the using.  No copyright problems with this one, so use it generously!
http://www.bible.org/

The International Bible Society, creators of the New International Version (NIV) have it available online at
http://bible.gospelcom.net/
bible?version=NIV&passage=all

The New Revised Standard Version is available as one of your choices on the CrossWalk site. You will need to select NRS from the menu, since the default Bible is the New Living Bible.
http://bible.crosswalk.com/

In 1998 work began on the St. John's Bible, a six-year project sponsored by St. John's Abbey and University in Collegeville, MN. For the first time since the Middle Ages, a Bible will be hand-written and illuminated. Keep up with the progress by visiting:
http://www.saintjohnsbible.org

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Bible Study Resources

Search the Bible in different languages and use their Word Search at Bible Gateway:
http://www.gospel.com/topics/bible+translations

General Resources: 
www.textweek.com/studylinks.htm

Bible Tutor: 
http://demo.lutherproductions.com/bibletutor/

Additional Bible Resources: 
http://www.internetdynamics.com/pub/vc/bibles.html

Lectionary Aids:
http://textweek.com/

Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary: 
http://montreal.anglican.org/comment/index.shtml

Lutheran Bible Ministries
http://bibleministries.org/

Luther Seminary On-line Resources
http://www.luthersem.edu/resourceguide/

The Old Testament and the Ancient Near East -
Website of Rev. Ralph Klein
http://prophetess.lstc.edu/~rklein/

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Church History

Dr. Craig Koester's web site about Paul and his ministry:
http://www.luthersem.edu/ckoester/paul/main.htm

From Jesus To Christ - The web site counterpart to the PBS Frontline special.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/

The Ecole Initiative -- an encyclopedia of early church history: http://www2.evansville.edu/ecoleweb/

Institute for Christian Leadership's Guide to Early Church Documents:
http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/christian-history.html

The Dead Sea Scrolls:
http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/deadsea.scrolls.exhibit/intro.html

Biographical sketches of memorable Christians of the past:
http://justus.anglican.org/resources/bio/

This fun site from the Christian History Institute tells you what happened on any given date in Christian history. 
http://chi.gospelcom.net/
 
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Classic Christian Literature

ICL Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet:
www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/
christian-books.html#bibles-aids

Internet Medieval Sourcebook:
www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html

Christian Classics Ethereal Library:
http://ccel.org/

Classics of Christian Literature:
http://www.ccel.org/

Guide to Early Church Documents:
www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/christian-history.html

Lutheran Center Library
http://www.elca.org/library

A Christian Theology page
http://www.bu.edu/people/bpstone/theology/theology.html

Enclyopedia of Early Church History
http://www2.evansville.edu/ECOLEWEB/

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Denominations

Episcopal Church:
http://www.ecusa.anglican.org/

The Anglican Communion
http://www.anglicancommunion.org/

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America: 
www.elca.org

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod:
http://www.lcms.org/

Moravian Church:
http://www.moravian.org/

Presbyterian Church in America:
http://www.pcanet.org/

Roman Catholic:
http://www.vatican.va/

http://www.christusrex.org/

United Methodist Church
http://www.umc.org/

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod:
http://www.wels.net/
 
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Ecumenical Proposals

Ecumenical Proposals and Inter-Religios Relations: 
http://www.elca.org/ecumenical

Moravian:
www.elca.org/ea/fostoc.html

Presbyterian/Reformed:
http://www.elca.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Ecumenical-and-Inter-Religious-Relations/Full-Communion/Reformed-Church-In-America.aspx

Roman Catholic: 
http://www.elca.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Ecumenical-and-Inter-Religious-Relations/Bilateral-Conversations/Lutheran-Roman-Catholic.aspx

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Homosexuality

Homosexuality: Hermeneutical Issues
http://www.wartburgseminary.edu/people/gwen/sexuality.htm

ELCA Studies on Sexuality --
http://www.elca.org/What-We-Believe/Social-Issues/Social-Statements-in-Process/JTF-Human-Sexuality/Resources.aspx

Journey Together Faithfully, Part Two: The Church and Homosexuality"
http://www.elca.org/faithfuljourney/

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Journals Online

The Christian Century:
http://www.christiancentury.org/

BadgerLink - Online Journals:
http://dpi.wi.gov/

"Biblical Studies on the Web" Project (links to many online journals):
http://www.bsw.org/

Electronic Journals from Vanderbilt Divinity School Library:
http://divinity.lib.vanderbilt.edu/
 
Journal of Lutheran Ethics
http://www.elca.org/jle

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Online Webcasts
http://www.plu.edu/~lutecast/home.html

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Preaching Helps

http://www.sermonsfromseattle.com

Lutheran Studies 

Tour the Luther House in Wittenberg:
http://www.martinluther.de

Project Wittenberg:
www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/
text/wittenberg/wittenberg-home.html

The Lutheran Confessions (Book of Concord):
http://www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/text/wittenberg/wittenberg-boc.html

Selected Works of Martin Luther:
www.iclnet.org/pub/resources/
text/wittenberg/wittenberg-luther.html

The Protestant Reformation:
http://history.hanover.edu/early/prot.html

Homepage der Lutherhalle Wittenberg:
http://www.martinluther.de

The Luther Project:
http://www.luther.bc.edu
 
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Text Studies
Pastor Diedrik Nelson - Text Study
http://sio.midco.net/danelson9/Textstudy.htm

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Theological Conversations

Expanding Our Language and Images for God
http://www.eandsynod.org/resource-center/recommended/expanding-our-language-and-images-for-god/

In Their (Almost) Own Words: Faith Journeys of Theologians
http://www.eandsynod.org/resource-center/recommended/in-their-own-words/

Theological Research

Theological Research Exchange Network
http://www.tren.com/e-docs/

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World Religions

Buddhism:
http://buddhism.about.com/?once=true&COB=looksmart

Hinduism:
http://hinduism.about.com/

Islam:
http://www.al-islam.org/

Heilig Resource Center Collection
Click on "Islam Resource List"
http://www.nclutheran.org/Resource_Lists.281.html

ELCA web page on Islam includes great resources:

http://archive.elca.org/globalmission/resource/islam.html

Luther Seminary's Global Mission Institute includes great resources on Islam:
http://www.luthersem.edu/gmi/cong_islam.asp

Judaism: 
http://www.jewishnet.net/

ELCA: Interfaith Dialogues - "The Passion of the Christ"
http://archive.elca.org/ecumenical/interreligious/thepassion/gibson_statement.html

Talking Points:topics in jewish-christian relations
http://www.elca.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Ecumenical-and-Inter-Religious-Relations/Inter-Religious-Relations/Christian-Jewish-Relations/Talking-Points.aspx

Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations
http://escholarship.bc.edu/scjr/
 
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Original Link Library by Pastor Carm Aderman, North West Synod of Wisconsin. Additions by Synod Resource Center Volunteers.

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