American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Historical Monographs Collection

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Summary:
Monographs from 13th century to early 1900s on religious language, development, and relationships with other issues.
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13th century to 1923
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This collection includes thousands of monographic titles (typically books) from the 13th century through 1923 from the American Theological Library Association (ATLA), including many volumes in Aramaic, Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and other languages besides English. Subject coverage primarily religious language development, religion in America, conflict with science, Eastern religions, and religious identification.

Access to the content of this material is through the regular EBSCOhost interface, allowing basic keyword searching and advanced searching of multiple fields (such as author, title, subject, source, etc.) combined with Boolean operators, with limits such as publication type, published date, document type, whether it has illustrations, and publication title.

Laurier Library has provided access to series 1 and 2 since April 2016. Here are links and date ranges for both of the separate series':

Subjects covered:
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural Analysis and Social Theory
  • Cultural Studies
  • Global Studies
  • History
  • Human Rights and Human Diversity
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Languages and Literatures
  • Law and Society
  • Medieval Studies
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • North American Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Religion and Culture
  • Social Justice
  • Social Justice and Community Engagement
  • Social and Environmental Justice
  • Sociology
  • Spiritual care and psychotherapy
  • Theological education
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Youth and Children's Studies
Alternate titles:
  • ATLA Historical Monographs Collection
  • ATLAHMC