Theological Studies Student Resources

Student AssociationsStudents attending the Theological Studies End of Year Party.

Students in Theo 603 (Method in Theology) course (2011-12)Students in Dr. Marie-France Dion's Theo 603 (Method in Theology, 2012-13)

The 2012 M.A. examination jury for Bishop Bagrat Galstanyan (Armenian Church Diocese of Canada). Left to right: Dr. J-M Roessli, Dr. P. Allen, Bishop Bagrat, Dr. C. Jamieson (supervisor), and Dr. L. Turcescu.

Two MA graduates: Bishop Bagrat Galstanyan (Armenian Church Diocese of Canada, 2012) and Bishop Ioan Casian Tunaru (Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese of the Americas, 2011)

Theological Studies Graduate Student Association (TSGSA)

The Theological Studies Graduate Students' Association's mandate is to represent graduate students as well as to enhance their academic experience within the department and the university. Members meet on a regular basis to discuss the theology graduate students' needs and interests as well as to plan a variety of activities and events including socials and student colloquiums.

The TSGSA executives for 2011-2012 are:

  • President - Andrea St. Aubin
  • Vice-President - Natalia Marshall-Ryan
  • Secretary - Mary Harvan
  • Treasurer - Lynn Barwell

If you are interested in joining the TSGSA or would like to offer any ideas or suggestions, please contact us: Email the TSGSA

Theological Studies Undergraduate Student Association (TSUSA)

Each year the TSUSA organizes social and academic events aimed at enhancing the university experience of undergraduate students in the Theological Studies program at Concordia. Students enrolled in an honors, major, minor, or certificate program are automatically members of the TSUSA.

The TSUSA executives for 2011-2012 are:

  • President - Marc-André Argentino
  • Vice-President - Caitlin Robinson
  • Vice-President Communication - Tyler Journeaux

If you would like to be added to our mailing list or if you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us: Email the TSUSA

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Writing and Research Guides

Style Guides

MLA Style Guide and Formatting (The OWL at Purdue University)

Chicago Manual of Style Citation Guide (The Ohio State University)

M.A. Theological Studies Graduates - Theses Archives

Search the Concordia University theses archives for MA Theological Studies

Online Resources

PhDs Education Index - Educational Data about Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in the USA

Text Resources

Bibliothèque copte de Nag Hammadi (BCNH):
Collection of texts from the Nag Hammadi Library edited by the research team of the BCNH at l'Université Laval (Quebec City).

Christian Classics Ethereal Library:
A digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books selected for edification and education. CCEL texts are stored in their own Theological Markup Language (an XML application) and are converted automatically into other formats such as HTML or PDF.

Early Christian Writings:
A valuable collection of primary sources on the New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostic texts and Church Fathers.

Internet Medieval Sourcebook:
A wealth of information on Medieval times hosted by the Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies.

Open Education Database of online schools

Online Medieval & Classical Library:
A collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.

Perseus Digital Library:
An extensive Web collection of Greek and Latin works.

New Testament Gateway:
Web directory of internet resources on the New Testament hosted by the Dept of Religion at Duke University.

Learned Societies and Centers

American Academy of Religion (AAR):
The AAR was founded in 1909 and its mission is to promote reflection through excellence in scholarship and teaching in the field of religion. TEST

Association catholique des études bibliques au Canada (ACÉBAC):
A French Canadian learned society founded in 1943 which promotes the scientific study of the Bible and gathers specialists in the fields of Old Testament and New Testament Studies as well as Intertestamental and Early Christian Literature.

Association pour l'étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AÉLAC):
A French European learned society founded in 1981 which encourages research on non-canonical texts and gathers world class specialists in the fields of Early Christian Literature, Patristics and Gnosticism.

Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (CSBS):
The CSBS provides a meeting place for those interested in all aspects of the academic study of the Bible—Hebrew Bible, Septuagint, New Testament—in its literary and historical context.

Canadian Society of Medievalists (CSM):
The CSM is the voice of Canadian medievalists devoted to the study of the Middle Ages.

Canadian Society of Patristic Studies (CSPS):
A non-profit organization with the sole goal of encouraging and contributing to the study in Canada of everything to do with the era of the "church fathers" (generally the period between 100 and 750 C.E.).

Canadian Theological Society (CTS):
The CTS was founded in 1955 to promote theological reflection and writing in a Canadian context. Members of the Society attempt to serve three distinct, yet interrelated, institutions – the university, the seminary, and the church.

European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS):
EABS is open to all scholars and students of the Bible. It organizes research groups, supports a graduate network and holds an annual conference, usually in early August, at different locations in Europe.

International Association of Patristic Studies (IAPS):
Founded in 1965, the International Association of Patristic Studies wishes to promote the study of Christian antiquity, especially the Fathers of the Church.

Lonergan Site:
A virtual place for collaboration in Bernard Lonergan Studies, sponsored by The Lonergan Centre for Ethical Reflection at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

Medieval Academy of America:
Founded in 1925, the Medieval Academy of America supports research, publication, and teaching in medieval art, archeology, history, law, literature, music, philosophy, religion, science, social and economic institutions, and all other aspects of the Middle Ages.

Réseau de recherche en analyse narrative des textes bibliques (RRENAB):
Founded in 2000, the RRENAB engages in the promotion of the study of the Bible and Ancient Christian texts from a narrative perspective.

Société candienne de théologie (SCT):
Founded in 1963, the SCT encourages the developement of theological studies in Quebec and in French Canada.

Society of Biblical Literature (SBL):
Founded in 1880, the SBL is the oldest and largest international scholarly organization in the field of biblical studies..


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