Political Theology

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Political Theology.

From the T&F website for the journal:

“The purpose of the journal is to foster scholarship in the area of political theology. Political Theology investigates the connections between religious and political ideas and practices. The journal is interdisciplinary, drawing on theology, religious studies, politics, philosophy, ethics, cultural studies, social theory, and economics. It reflects the diversity of religious and theological engagements with public and political life. The aims of the journal are to:

  • Examine the explicit or implicit religious background to political movements, ideas, and practices
  • Examine the political implications of religious movements, ideas, and practices
  • Interrogate the way power operates at the intersection of religion and politics
  • Reflect on the tradition of political theology in a global context, including voices from marginalized communities and a variety of religious traditions.
  • Provide a bridge between discussions of political theology in different academic disciplines”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2000) to present.

Access Political Theology via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.

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Tijdschrift voor Theologie

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Tijdschrift voor Theologie (on campus only)

From the Peeters Online Journals website for the journal:

Tijdschrift voor Theologie is edited by leading Dutch and Flemish theologians. This magazine not only answers current issues of faith and religion, but also discusses social issues.

Tijdschrift voor Theologie  publishes research results from all theology topics: religious sciences, exegesis, church and theology history, systematic theology and moral theology / ethics, practical theology, religious psychology, philosophy of religion and sociology.

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 47 (2007) to present.

On campus only access to Tijdschrift voor Theologie is available via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.

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Theologische Literaturzeitung

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Theologische Literaturzeitung

From the website for the journal:

“The oldest and most comprehensive journal reviewing publications in theology and religious studies…

“Theologische Literaturzeitung appears once a month – with a double issue in January/February and July/August at the end of January respectively end of July – reviewing nearly every new German publication in theology, as well as a large number of publications from the English-speaking world, Scandinavia, and from the French, Spanish and Italian-speaking communities. As a rule, the reviews appear in German, but there are also contributions in English and French.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume  (1991) to present.

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Thomist

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Thomist

From the journal website:

The THOMIST appeals to a wide international readership in the university, the seminary, and the Church. In the tradition and spirit of Thomas Aquinas, it seeks to promote original and penetrating inquiry into the full range of contemporary philosophical and theological questions. It undertakes particularly to support sustained discussion of issues of philosophy and systematic theology, where such discussion can be advanced by creative use of the thought of Aquinas and significant authors in the Thomistic tradition. In this way The Thomist seeks to cultivate a fruitful dialogue between modern and contemporary philosophical systems and the classical tradition of philosophy and Christian theology.

“The Thomist (ISSN 0040-5325) is published by Dominican Fathers Province of St. Joseph.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 29 (1965) to present.

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Lutheran Quarterly

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Lutheran quarterly.

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From the Project Muse website for the journal:

Lutheran Quarterly, New Series is a journal for the Evangelical Lutheran Church everywhere, discussing its history and theology. The aims of the New Series are to provide a forum for the discussion of Christian faith and life on the basis of the Lutheran confession; the application of the principles of the Lutheran Church to the changing problems of religion and society; the fostering of world Lutheranism; and the promotion of understanding between Lutherans and other Christians.”

The journal also offers book reviews, editorials and letters to the editor.

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 30 (2016) to present.

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ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

Trial access is now enabled to ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials to 31 March 2017.  The trial can be accessed via this link on or off campus:

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,shib&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rfh

ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials complements the University Library’s existing subscription to the ATLA Religion Database by adding the full text of the articles indexed in the database, which can now be downloaded as PDFs alongside the article citation.

This trial has been arranged under the auspices of the Journals Co-ordination Scheme of the University.  Please send your feedback on the addition of the full text to the subscription and how this is useful to you to      library@divinity.cam.ac.uk

Four of my father’s wives lived at Provo during my childhood, a situation particularly fortunate for the swarm of Taylor kids. Santa Claus came twice to us, instead of just the single time he visited homes of those unfortunates whose fathers had only one wife.  We were taught how blessed we were, to be among the very last to be privileged to live the fullness of the gospel; and here was a tangible evidence.
Taylor, S. W. (1972). The second coming of Santa Claus: Christmas in a polygamous family. Dialogue, 7(3), 7-10.

Philosophy and Theology

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Philosophy and Theology

karl_rahner_by_letizia_mancino_cremerFrom the Philosophy Document Centre website for the journal:

Philosophy & Theology is a peer-reviewed journal that addresses all areas of interest to these two ancient disciplines and explores the common ground that joins them. While not a journal of the philosophy of religion, one issue each year includes articles devoted to the thought and legacy of the theologian Karl Rahner. Rahner’s appropriation of diverse theological and philosophical sources provided an innovative conceptual framework that established his reputation as one of the most influential systematic theologians of the Vatican II era.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (1986) to present.

Access Philosophy and Theology via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.

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