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Religion & Philosophy Research Guide: Home

This research guide features resources and strategies for finding information and conducting research related to Religion and Philosophy.

Where is Search Anything?

Search Anything is located on the library home page ( and broadly searches across books, ebooks, articles and more.

You can also search this, and all other Research Guides, using the Search Box located in the top right corner of the page.

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Subject Welcome

This research guide provides an introduction to religion, theology, and philosophy resources available to researchers at the Jerry Falwell Library.  Resources are organized by their format under separate tabs. 

To locate articles in journals, click on the Databases tab.

For additional assistance, please feel free to contact either subject librarian you see listed on the various pages of this guide.


A recorded webinar on  biblical and theological research can be viewed here: .

Citation Help

There are two styles of Chicago/Turabian formatting.  Liberty prefers the Notes/Bibliography style, which has you place a footnote at the bottom of each page where a resource is quoted or paraphrased, and then have an alphabetically organized bibliography at the end of your paper.  The Notes/Bibliography style is found in chapters 16 and 17 of the Turabian Manual, and is also called Chicago/Turabian: Humanities style by some databases (such as Ebsco) that provide suggested citations.  Whenever you use suggested citations from a database, be sure to check that they are properly capitalized, etc.

The other Chicago/Turabian Author/Date style is much more like APA formatting.  Do not use this style for Liberty University papers.  Examples for this style are found in chapters 18 and 19 of the Turabian manual.  This style uses "in text" parenthetical citations and has a reference list at the end of the paper.