Religious Studies

Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation

Description

Comprising hundreds of titles written during the 16th and 17th centuries, the DLCR will give researchers immediate, Web-based access to hundreds of hard-to-find works, including papal documents, synodal decrees, catechisms, confessors’ manuals, biblical commentaries, theological treatises, sacred drama, liturgical works, inquisitorial manuals, preaching guides, accounts of saints’ lives, and devotional works. Included are digital facsimiles and searchable full-text, in a variety of languages.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
16th & 17th centuries
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8779
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

RELICS: Renaissance Liturgical Imprints Census

Alternative Titles
Renaissance Liturgical Imprints: A Census
Index to Relics
Description

A database of citations to over 13,000 liturgical titles printed in Europe between 1450 and 1600, with listings of holding libraries in the U.S. and Europe. It is designed for musicologists studying organ and choral music, art historians searching for named engravers and artists, general historians studying aristocratic patronage, scholars of poetry, and specialists in church history and early printed books. The records were created by the School of Music and are copyrighted by the University of Michigan Regents. The National Endowment for the Humanities supported this project. The RELICS database information is based upon personal inspections of books in most of the major research libraries of the U.S. and also libraries in a few selected European cities, bibliographies, and library catalogs.

Type
Catalog
Coverage
1450 - 1600
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8695
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Acta Sanctorum Database

Description
The Acta Sanctorum Database is a searchable electronic version of the hagiographical materials published by the Société des Bollandistes. Coverage from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940.
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
Editions of early church texts originally published 1643 - 1940.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8537
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Bible: King James Version

Alternative Titles
KJV
Description

The original electronic text for this version of the Bible was provided by the Oxford Text Archive. Original tagging was performed by the New Centre for the Oxford English Dictionary (Waterloo). Subsequent conversion to SGML was performed by the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
Contains edition first published in 1611.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8385
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Bible in English

Alternative Titles
Bible in English (multiple versions)
Description

This database contains twenty-one different versions of the English Bible, including thirteen complete Bibles, five texts that comprise New Testaments only, and William Tyndale's translation of the Pentateuch, Jonah, and New Testament.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
Editions published from 450 to 1976.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8383
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Patrologia Latina Database (DLPS version)

Alternative Titles
Patrologia Latina Database (Chadwyck-Healey version)
Description

Contains 221 volumes of early Christian (patristic) writings in their original Latin. Represents a complete electronic version of the first edition of Jacques-Paul Migne's Patrologia Latina (1844-1855 and 1862-1865). The Patrologia is divided into the Patrologia Latina and the Patrologia Graeco-Latina. The Patrologia Latina covers the works of the Latin Fathers from Tertullian around 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216. In 221 volumes it covers most major and minor Latin authors, and contains the most influential works of late ancient and early medieval theology, philosophy, history and literature. The Patrologia Latina Database is the full-text electronic version of the Patrologia Latina, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus, indexes and illustrations. The Patrologia Latina Database has made an enormous difference to the work of scholars of patristics, theology, medieval history and Latin. In many other disciplines in the humanities, from philosophy and medieval languages to the history of art and the history of medicine, it is making a significant contribution to research. No other full-text database in the humanities serves so many disciplines in so many ways.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8345
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

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