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Below are listed a number of journals and other periodicals related to the Pentecostal/charismatic movement. For more Spirit-empowered periodical titles available in the ORU Library, see opens new windowhere. (Use of some of these requires ORU login credentials)
Thesis & Dissertations
opens new windowDissertations, Theses, & Research Projects: (Use of these requires ORU login credentials)
- The most comprehensive source of full-text dissertations and theses is ProQuest's opens new windowDissertations & Theses Global.
- To find theology theses and research projects written at ORU, search ProQuest's opens new windowDissertations & Theses@ORU.
- Also, try searching Research in Ministry Online (opens new windowRIM) for citations and abstracts of D.Min. projects from reporting ATS schools and in opens new windowTheological Research Exchange Network (TREN) for more than theses from over 70 institutions.
- For more information on finding theses, see this opens new windowguide.
opens new windowTheology & Ministry Databases:(Use of these requires ORU login credentials)
If you are looking for a good theological journal article,
- To search broadly the indexes, abstracts, and full text, try opens new windowAcademic Search Complete opens new window.
- To search multiple databases simultaneously, try opens new windowEagleSearch.
- To search articles specifically on Theology and Religion, try opens new windowATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials.
- Other helpful databases include opens new windowChristian Periodical Index (CPI), opens new windowIndex to Jewish Periodicals (IJP), opens new windowOld Testament Abstracts (OTA), and opens new windowNew Testament Abstracts (NTA).
For statistics on the global Spirit-empowered movement, you can access the World Christian Database
World Christian Database
World Christian Database provides comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, and people groups. Extensive data are available on over 9,000 Christian denominations, 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as data on 5,000 cities, 3,000 provinces and 234 countries. Statistics data in this database includes
- Global Christian statistics
- Christianity by country statistics
- Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant statistics
- Global Pentecostal and Charismatic statistics
- Denominations statistics
According to the World Christian Database, statistics concerning the global Spirit-empowered movement (Accessed April 2019):
- Pentecostal and Charismatic Christians total 579,145,627.
- Pentecostals total 104,118,878.
- Charismatics total 249,000,966.
- Independent Charismatics total 226,025,783.
Links to Other Pentecostal Archives
Browse Selected Theology & Ministry e-Reference Works
(Use of some of these requires ORU login credentials)