Christian Resources

Please note:
(1) This resource page is not an attempt to be thorough. It is just a short list of some resources.
(2) Being listed on this page is not an indication of CES endorsement.
(3) If you wish to see others listed here, please send us a 1- to 3-sentence statement about their primary purpose along with their correct URL.
Email it to: CES @ ColumbiaSeminary.edu

Theology & General Study

Bible Gateway : Online Bible Resources.

Bible.org: This is a non-profit organization founded for the purpose of distributing sound, evangelical Bible study materials in electronic format so those with small personal libraries or without access to a local Bible college or seminary library, etc., may have access to sound biblical studies from their home.

Coffee Talk articles: At this link you will find many articles are many topics including apologetics, Bible interpretation, Counseling, Gifts of the Spirit, Grammar, theology, and much more. Dr. Rick Walston and various guest writers cover a myriad of topics.

ChristianCourses.com: They offer studies through audio courses that are recognized and approved by the many seminaries in the United States and Canada, and for which CES will give credit.

Evangelical Theological Society: A professional society of biblical scholars, teachers, pastors, and others involved in evangelical scholarship.

John Wesley: Primary Materials, written or edited by Wesley.

Learning New Testament Greek: This site is dedicated to helping people learn New Testament Greek.

Pentecostal World Conference: PWC is a fellowship of Pentecostal believers from around the globe, meeting triennially in different parts of the world for the purpose of mutual edification.

Society for Pentecostal Studies: Provides a forum of discussion for all academic disciplines as a spiritual service to the kingdom of God by the implementation of the following objectives: 1. To stimulate, encourage, recognize, and publicize the work of Pentecostal scholars; 2. To study the implications of Pentecostal theology in relation to other academic disciplines, seeking a Pentecostal world-and-life view.

Theological Research Exchange Network: A library of over 7,800 theological thesis/dissertation titles representing research from as many as 70 different institutions. Titles may be ordered online through our search and order system or by downloading a TREN Database.


Church History

Ecole Initiative: Encyclopedia of early church history.

Guide to Early Church Documents: This hypertext document contains pointers to Internet-accessible files relating to the early church, including canonical documents, creeds, the writings of the Apostolic Fathers and other historical texts relevant to church history.


Apologetics

Ankerberg Theological Research Institute: Through The John Ankerberg Show, lectures, and conferences, The Ankerberg Theological Research Institute has collected a complete Resource List comprised of video tapes, audio tapes, transcripts and books available for further study on the major questions facing today's Christian Church.

Answers In Genesis: Defending the Christian faith and the authority of the Bible from the very first verse.

Apologetics315 - A daily apologetics resource featuring audio, debates, podcasts, interviews, book reviews, and more.

CaleBurr.com: This particular page on this site has myriad links to many Creation sites.

Christian Research Institute: This site provides excellent information on Apologetics.

Creationism.org: This site maintains a comprehensive list of links to Creation Science websites.

Creation Ministries International: From their site: "Creation Ministries International is a group of autonomous ministries in several countries. The ministries are non-profit in nature. Our role is to support the church in proclaiming the truth of the Bible and thus its gospel message. We provide real-world answers to the most-asked questions in the vital area of creation/evolution, where the Bible is most under attack today—Genesis."

Institute for Creation Research: ICR is a Christ-focused, creation ministry where science and the Bible are fully integrated. ICR offers seminars, conferences, debates, various other speaking engagements, creation science workshops, radio/tv outreach, graduate school in the sciences, museum of creation and earth history, creation research, guided tours to areas of geological interest, books, videos, publications and free periodicals.

Ravi Zacharias International Ministries: RZIM is a Bible based ministry with the main focus towards worldwide evangelism undergirded by apologetics, reaching the thinker and opinion makers of the world.

Spiritual Counterfeits Project: Since 1973, the SCP has been a frontline ministry confronting the occult, the cults, and the New Age movement by explaining why they are making an impact on our society.

The International Society of Christian Apologetics (ISCA): The purpose of the Society is to foster scholarly discussion of ideas among evangelical scholars relevant to the defense of the historic Christian Faith in accordance with the Doctrinal Statement of the Society.


Philosophy

Coffee Talk #17: A few comments on Philosophy by Dr. Rick Walston.

Evangelical Philosophical Society: Founded in 1974, the Evangelical Philosophical Society (EPS) is an organization of professional scholars devoted to pursuing philosophical excellence in both the church and the academy. Interested laypersons can join as associate or student members.

Pathways to Philosophy Distance Learning Project: Pathways is a distance learning program for the study of philosophy. On their page are links to the Pathways programs of study and Philosophical Society web sites. Director of Pathways is Dr. Geoffrey Klempner, Director of Studies of the Philosophical Society. He states, "In addition to the six original 'Pathways to Philosophy' programs we now offer Associate and Fellowship Awards from the International Society for Philosophers as well as tutorial support for the University of London Diploma and BA (Hons) in Philosophy for External students."

Reasonable Faith features the work of philosopher and theologian Dr. William Lane Craig. It aims to provide in the public arena an intelligent, articulate, and uncompromising yet gracious Christian perspective on the most important issues concerning the truth of the Christian faith today.

Society of Christian Philosophers: The SCP was organized in 1978 to promote fellowship among Christian Philosophers and to stimulate study and discussion of issues which arise from their Christian and philosophical commitments.

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Hosted by The University of Tennessee at Martin

The Philosophical Society of England: The Official Home Page of The Philosophical Society of England. In 1913 a number of professional scholars and amateur philosophers founded The Philosophical Society of England in order "to promote the study of practical philosophy among the general public."


CES Alumni & Faculty

Alpha & Omega Ministries: An apologetics ministry concerned primarily with Christian Apologetics, Theology, Information on Mormonism, Roman Catholicism, and Jehovah's Witnesses. – Dr. James R. White

Apologetics315 - A daily apologetics resource featuring audio, debates, podcasts, interviews, book reviews, and more.—Brian Auten

Christ In Action: CIA is a Street Evangelism ministry founded in January of 1982 by Denny & Sandy Nissley and has grown over the years to include several different types of ministry: Family Fests, Disaster Relief, Brazil, National T-Day, & outreach resources. The CIA motto: "Taking the love of Jesus to where it's most desperately needed and hardest to find."– Evangelist Denny Nissley

Coffee Talk articles: At this link you will find many articles are many topics including apologetics, Bible interpretation, Counseling, Gifts of the Spirit, Grammar, theology, and much more. Dr. Rick Walston and various guest writers cover a myriad of topics.

Crosstalk: "Boldly reaching out to change lives with the radical truth of our Jewish Savior." – Dr. Randy Weiss

Dr. Nils-Olov Nilsson: Swedish Missionary and Theologian affiliated with Swedish Pentecostal Movement. Dr. Nilsson is both a Th.D. graduate of CES and a faculty member. This is his personal web site having to do with his ministry.

The Institute of Biblical Defense: Its purpose is to train believers in Christian apologetics (the defense of the faith) through lectures, seminars, college level courses, debates and audio/video cassettes. – Dr. Phil Fernandes


Books Stores


CenturyOne Bookstore
Christianbook.com
Scripture Truth Book Company
Zondervan Academic Resources
Amazon.com: (not exclusively Christian)
Barnes & Noble: (not exclusively Christian)
Powell's Books: (not exclusively Christian)

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