Theology and Religion

The university provides general and specialist research level collections of books, journals, manuscripts, rare and early printed books and electronic resources for the study of Theology and Religion. 

The library currently subscribes to circa 160 current titles in this field and has access to many historic titles through electronic and paper holdings.

Our collections

Main Library

The Main Library holds general and specialist research level collections, largely in English, located mostly in Zone 3D. Areas of strength include

  • African religions
  • Early Christian literature and church Fathers
  • Church history
  • Early Bible versions
  • Philosophy of religion
  • Religion and society
  • Classical religion and philosophy
  • Holocaust studies
  • Gay and Black theologies
  • New Religious Movements

Orchard Learning Resources Centre

The Orchard Learning Resources Centre holds general and specialist level collections. The collections in Islamic Studies, Missions History and World Christianity are of international importance. The material is largely in English but there are also substantial holdings in Arabic, Chinese, and to a lesser extent Japanese and Korean.

Subject advisor

For further information on collection holdings or for advice on how to access our Theology and Religion collections, please contact: