The following is a list of Biblical, theological, and religious studies journals that one can read online for free (sometimes with some limitations). Please, note:

  • GlobeTheoLib: access to GlobeTheoLib requires a free subscription.
  • JSTOR: institutions on the African continent can get free access to the JSTOR archives (articles published more than some five years ago); individuals around the world can create a MyJSTOR account and read three articles from the archives for free every two weeks.

See also: Directories and Lists of Journals


Acta Theologica: GlobeTheoLib

Ars Disputandi: homepage

Australian eJournal of Theology: homepage


Bavinck Review, The: Bavinckinstitute

Bible and Critical Theory: homepage

Bible Translator, The: homepage

Biblica: homepage (1998-), JSTOR (1920-)

Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics: homepage

Biblical Archaeologist, The: JSTOR

Black Theology: GlobeTheoLib

Brill Open Humanities: homepage

Bulletin for Biblical Research: homepage

Bulletin for Old Testament Studies in Africa: homepage

Bulletin of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies: homepage


Cairo Journal of Theology: homepage

Chinese Theological Review: homepage

Christian Century, The: Religion-Online (over 1200 articles)

Church History: GlobeTheoLib, JSTOR

Church History and Religious Culture: JSTOR

Currents in Theology and Mission: GlobeTheoLib


Ecumenical Review, The: GlobeTheoLib


Filología Neotestamentaria: homepage


Harvard Theological Review: GlobeTheoLib, JSTOR

Hebrew Studies: JSTOR

HIPHIL Novum: homepage

HTS Theological Studies: homepage, DOAJ, GlobeTheoLib


IESUS ABOENSIS: Åbo Akademi Journal for Historical Jesus Research: homepage

In die Skriflig / In Luce Verbi: homepage, DOAJ

Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society: homepage

International Journal of Homiletics: homepage

International Review of Mission: GlobeTheoLib

Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology: GlobeTheoLib

Irish Biblical

Islamic Studies: JSTOR


Jewish Biblical Quarterly: homepage

Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament: homepage

Journal of Adult Theological Education: GlobeTheoLib

Journal of Biblical Literature: GlobeTheoLib (1995-), JSTOR (1890-), SBL ICI (2003-)

Journal of Ecclesiastical History, The: GlobeTheoLib

Journal of Ecumenical Studies: GlobeTheoLib

Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism: homepage

Journal of Hebrew Scriptures: homepage, GlobeTheoLib

Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies, The: homepage

Journal of Qur’anic Studies: JSTOR

Journal of Religion & Society: homepage, DOAJ

Journal of Religious Ethics: JSTOR

Journal of the Jesus Movement in Its Jewish Setting: homepage

Journal of Theological Studies: GlobeTheoLib


Kairos: Evangelical Journal of Theology: homepage, DOAJ



Ministerial Formation: GlobeTheoLib


Near Eastern Archaeology: JSTOR

Neotestamentica: JSTOR

New Testament Studies: GlobeTheoLib

Novum Testamentum: JSTOR

Numen: International Review for the History of Religion: JSTOR


Old Testament Essays: homepage

Open Theology: homepage

Oriens: Journal of Philosophy, Theology and Science in Islamic Societies: JSTOR


Political Theology: GlobeTheoLib

Practical Theology: GlobeTheoLib


Reformation: GlobeTheoLib

Reformed Faith & Practice: homepage

Religion: GlobeTheoLib

Religion & Literature: JSTOR

Religious Studies: GlobeTheoLib (1981-), JSTOR (1965-)

Religious Studies and Theology: GlobeTheoLib

Review of Biblical Literature: homepage

Review of Religious Research: JSTOR

Reviews of Biblical and Early Christian Studies: homepage


Scriptura: homepage, DOAJ

Southern Baptist Journal of Theology: homepage

Stellenbosch Theological Journal: homepage

Studia Islamica: JSTOR, Brill (2011-2012: open access)

Studies in Christian Ethics: GlobeTheoLib

Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations: homepage, DOAJ


TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism: homepage

Themelios: homepage

Theological Librarianship: homepage

Transformation: JSTOR

Tyndale Bulletin: homepage


Verbum et Ecclesia: homepage, DOAJ, GlobeTheoLib

Vetus Testamentum: A Quarterly Published by the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament: JSTOR

Vigiliae Christianae: A Review of Early Christian Life and Language: JSTOR


Welt des Islams, Die: International Journal for the Study of Modern Islam: JSTOR

Word & World: homepage

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