Study and research resources on open access
A searchable broad collection of journal articles and other material you can read online. You can also get a limited number of free downloads per month.
A large collection of open access research papers.
Many older books can be read online here.
Links to many books and articles.
A variety of books available for free downloading; but note that some may be infringing copyright.
You can get a free account with limited, but nevertheless useful, access. The link on the title here is to a page of very useful resources.
OPEN ACCESS DIGITAL THEOLOGICAL LIBRARY
A great place for finding open access resources.
Some universities have a digital archive of their theses and other research
These are great for seeing what has been produced, but vary as to how much can be accessed free.
From the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
Qur'an and Bible
Podcasts discussing various aspects of Jewish, Christian and Muslim scriptures, from Notre Dame University
Greek and Hebrew texts, interlinear, translations, concordances, lexicons and some older, popular commentaries.
A range of Bible research tools
Links to a number of good online resources on biblical and other Christian theological scholarship
Qur'anic commentaries and translations
Podcasts from Oxford University's Prof Nicolai Sinai
By Mustansir Mir
A study of 50 Qur’anic passages with commentaries by different Muslim and non-Muslim scholars.
INTERNATIONAL QUR'ANIC STUDIES ASSOCIATION
Includes a page of useful links to Qur'anic Studies resources and conferences.
The Arabic grammar, syntax and morphology for each word in the Qur'an
Publications from a series of meetings of Muslim and Christian scholars.
A very important Muslim initiative, with responses from all over the world.
FORDHAM ISLAMIC HISTORY SOURCEBOOK
Mainly primary sources. There is also relevant material on Fordham's other sourcebook pages.
Some open access journals:
International Journal of Islamic Thought
National University of Malaysia
Journal of Comparative Theology
University of Isfahan
Bound copies of the early volumes of what is now The Muslim World can be found in the internet archive. Interesting Christian studies of Islam and Muslim communities.
Journal of the Jesus Movement and its Jewish Setting
Old Testament Society of Southern Africa
Published by the World Council of Churches