Pastoral Ministry Quick Start Guide
1. Article Literature
Pastoral Ministry related articles are indexed in the ATLA Religion Database. Starting your article search in this databases will usually yield the best results. However, if you still can't find the right article, click on the Articles Tab to find more places to search.
2. Background Information
Typically the best place to start your reference search is in the Library's physical and electronic collection. We recommend beginning your search by looking at the books available in our Reference section, between the 240's and 260's. For a broader search, click on the Books Tab to search our catalog, or click on the Reference Tab for more ideas. Background information can also be found using Oxford Handbooks on Religion Online. To do biblical research online use the Oxford Biblical Studies Online platform whcih includes 6 versions of the Bible, concordances, a one-volume commentary, Bible atlas, and a 5,000 entry biblical encyclopedia.
3. Statistical Information
There are a number of Religion Statistics websites listed on this libguide's Website Tab.
4. Physical Collection
The 240's - 260's are the best place to search our physical collection for Pastoral Ministry resources, since that section specifically focuses on Applied Theology.
5. Still can't find what you are looking for?
Ask a librarian! You can find our contact information on the right side of this page.