Religion and Social Thought

Twentieth Century Religious Thought Volume I: Christianity

Twentieth Century Religious Thought Volume I: Christianity

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The inaugural collection of this multi-volume religious series shares diverse perspectives on Christianity. It gathers the seminal works and archival materials related to key worldwide religious thinkers from the early 1900s until the turn of the 21st century and incorporates voices from previously marginalized groups, including key feminist scholars.

Black Thought and Culture

Black Thought and Culture

Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders covering nearly three centuries of history. It showcases the writings of teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures. In addition to the most familiar works, the collection shares previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts.

Individual DVDs and Streaming Videos

Alexander Street offers a variety of videos in religion in both DVD and streaming formats and is the exclusive source for streaming video from Filmakers Library.

LGBT Thought and Culture

LGBT Thought and Culture

LGBT Thought and Culture brings together material previously buried or available only in disparate places to create a holistic picture of the gay rights movement as it traveled from the fringes of society to the mainstream. Content includes archival material from local and national organizations alongside personal papers of key leaders in the movement.

Social Theory

Social Theory

Social Theory provides access to the most important works in social theory from the 18th century to the present. Representing the major trends in sociological thought, the collection includes works by Jean Baudrillard, Simone de Beauvoir, Ulrich Beck, Howard Becker, Nancy Chodorow, Émile Durkheim, Michel Foucault, Robert Merton, Talcott Parsons, and hundreds of other classic and contemporary theorists.

The Digital Karl Barth Library

The Digital Karl Barth Library

The Digital Karl Barth Library supports a new generation of research into the works of one of the 20th century’s most influential theologians. The collection includes the original German version and the English translation of Karl Barth’s magnum opus, The Church Dogmatics, in its entirety. Also included is Barth’s Gesamtausgabe, which includes hundreds of letters, sermons, lectures, conversations, and academic writings.

The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts

The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts

The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts is a comprehensive resource for the study of the religious and social upheavals of the 16th and 17th centuries. This collection gives researchers cross-searchable access to more than 1,200 works from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras, including theological writings, confessional documents, biblical commentaries, polemical treatises, and bible translations.

The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation

The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation

The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation gives access to more than 800 primary-source works from the 16th and 17th centuries. It incorporates key catechisms, scholarly treatises, papal documents, devotional works, and theological volumes that sparked and sustained the reformation from within the Catholic Church in the years before, during, and after the landmark decrees of the Council of Trent.