Subject coverage includes:
- Political Science
- Many other disciplines
The ATLA Historical Monographs Collection consists of two series that provide access to more than 29,000 titles—or more than 10 million pages—focused on religion and theology. Dating mostly from 1850 through 1922, a time of great doctrinal, social and organizational turmoil and upheaval in American culture, this resource is vital for scholars seeking to understand religious thought and practice in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Topics covered include:
- Church Life
- Doctrinal Disputes
- Higher Criticism
- Judeo-Christian Religions
- Non-Western Religions
- Social Movements
Series 1 (1300s–1893) Read More...
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1 contains over five million pages of content, and consists of titles from the 13th century through the 1893 World Parliament of Religions with the majority of titles from the 19th century. Since religion was such an integral part of the social, political and economic fabric of life during the time period of this collection, historians researching a wide range of areas, not just religion, will find invaluable material relevant to their work.
Series 2 (1894–1922) Read More...
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 2 consists of titles published from 1894 through 1922. This collection offers material on the significant shifts in the religious identification of Americans and the growing interest and experimentation with non-Western religions. It presents a comprehensive picture of American life at the time.
The collection includes:
- Materials covering the evangelical movement and evangelical sermons covering the debates between science and religion
- Biographies of 19th century theologians, providing perspective on how and why these leaders were valued in the 19th century
- Books by and about women and the church
- Books about Native Americans and their religion