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New Journals in the Library

Please check out our latest journal titles on ethics, education, and/or religious studies, available for free! Read MoreAboutNew Journals in the Library »

Public Lecture: Theological Education in the Context of Global Christianity

Current (and future) trends and challenges Theological education is facing a number of advances and setbacks around the world. Among the advances are the globalization of Christianity, the evolution of communication tools, the efforts being made to strive for formal theological education by groups that had shunned it in the past and a general awareness of the context of theological... Read MoreAboutPublic Lecture: Theological Education in the Context of Global Christianity »

GlobeTheoLib Consortium meeting 13-14 April 2018

GlobeTheoLib consortium, the international governing body of the Global Digital Library on Theology and Ecumenism, a joint project of Globethics.net and the World Council of Churches (WCC), will gather in Geneva from 13-14 April 2018. During the meeting representatives of world Christian communions, theological education institutions, networks and libraries will discuss and exchange... Read MoreAboutGlobeTheoLib Consortium meeting 13-14 April 2018 »

Book of the month: Open. The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science

Edited by Jhangiani, Rajiv & Biswas-Diener, Robert. "Affordable education. Transparent science. Accessible scholarship. These ideals are slowly becoming a reality thanks to the open education, open science, and open access movements. Running separate—if parallel—courses, they all share a philosophy of equity, progress, and justice. This book shares the stories, ... Read MoreAboutBook of the month: Open. The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science »

1.7 million Index Theologicus records now available in Globethics.net Library

Over 1.7 million records from the "Index Theologicus" (the International Bibliography of Theology and Religious Studies, IxTheo for short), a free and open access service of the University of Tübingen, have been integrated into the Globethics.net Library thanks to a new cooperation between Globethics.net and the University Library of Tübingen. IxTheo, a major source for... Read MoreAbout1.7 million Index Theologicus records now available in Globethics.net Library »

Book of the month: Higher Education in 2040. A Global Approach

By Bert van der Zwaan Since the Middle Ages, universities have displayed impressive resourcefulness in their ability to adapt to the changing dynamics and demands of their times. But in the last fifty years, the landscape of higher education - with the emergence of online and mass education, skyrocketing tuition, and a controversial system for ranking institutions - has begun... Read MoreAboutBook of the month: Higher Education in 2040. A Global Approach »

Ecotheology, Climate Justice and Food Security Enlarged

Enlarged to 4'000 items This Globethics.net collection gathers contributions, resources and perspectives on eco-theology, climate justice, and food security from Christian, Churches, and/or other religious traditions. It also contains the Global Survey on Ecotheology, Climate Justice and Food Security in Theological Education and Christian Leadership Development, the... Read MoreAboutEcotheology, Climate Justice and Food Security Enlarged »

Climate Ethics Enlarged

Enlarged to 9'000 items Globethics.net Climate ethics collection is focusing on the gathering of latest scientific and journalistic documentation available on the ethical and theoretical framework around climate change regulation and ethics, including the problematic tendency toward "climate deregulation", i. e. mesures taken to scale back climate mitigation standards. ... Read MoreAboutClimate Ethics Enlarged »

New Journals in the Library

Please check out our latest journal titles on ethics, education, and/or religious studies, available for free! Read MoreAboutNew Journals in the Library »

New institutional collection: Institute of Sino-Christian Studies

Collection of selected titles published or co-published by the Institute of Sino- Christian Studies (ISCS), Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong, S.A.R. The research institute goes back to the "Tao Fong Shan Christian Centre", founded by the Norwegian missionary and Sinologist Dr. Karl Ludvig Reichelt (1877-1952) in 1930 to promote the contextualization of Christian theology in Chinese... Read MoreAboutNew institutional collection: Institute of Sino-Christian Studies »