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Digital Collections Overview

The Princeton Theological Seminary Library's Digital Collections team provides free public access to digitized historical material. This digital library will expand over time as more of the library's holdings are digitized and as relevant copyright-free materials digitized elsewhere are aggregated through the site.

Theological Commons

The Theological Commons is a digital library of over 120,000 resources on theology and religion. Developed in partnership with the Internet Archive, it consists mainly of public domain books and also includes periodicals, audio recordings, photographs, manuscript collections, and other formats.

Featured collections include:

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Abraham Kuyper Bibliography

This classified bibliography of works about Abraham Kuyper currently contains over 1,400 records compiled by the staff of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, assisted by Kuyper scholars worldwide.

Digital Library of Abraham Kuyper

The Digital Library of Abraham Kuyper contains Kuyper's complete archive (over 100,000 pages), along with a comprehensive collection of his published works. This project has been developed in cooperation with the Historical Documentation Centre for Dutch Protestantism at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, where the physical archive is housed.

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Many of our manuscript collections in Special Collections have finding aids (guides) online.

Princeton Lectures on Youth, Church, and Culture

The Princeton Lectures on Youth, Church, and Culture foster original scholarship pertaining to youth and the contemporary church. This lecture series, begun in 1996, is sponsored by The Institute for Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. The lectures are fully searchable and can be read online or downloaded as PDF documents.

Original Digital Library

Digitized materials from our original digital library, created in 2006, include: