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Digital Theological Library

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The Digital Theological Library (DTL) is a born-digital library of religious and theological studies. As a co-owned library by nonprofit graduate schools in religious and theological institutions, the DTL provides access to over a million Books and 62,000+ journals.

1. Enter your Central Seminary email address and password at MyCBTS
2. Click Digital Theological Library.
3. WAIT to receive the message below and click Go to DTL A-Z Databases. 

You will receive this message: "You have been successfully logged in to the DTL resources."

ALUMNI: Want continued access to eBooks in the DTL?  Visit the Seminary Bookshelf for to see if you qualify (you or your place of ministry would need to fund a $10 monthly fee).

ATLA Religion Database

Featured Ebooks, available through the Digital Theological Library

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (available in the DTL)

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Listening to Your Life (available in the DTL)

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Emotion Focused Family Therapy (available in the DTL)

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Accidental Saints (available in the DTL)

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"He Descended to the Dead" (available in the DTL)

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The Beatitudes through the Ages (available in the DTL)

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Leading Christian Communities (available in the DTL)

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The Beautiful Community (available in the DTL)

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Filled to be Emptied (available in the DTL)

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A Handbook to Old Testament Exegesis (available in the DTL)

ATLA login instructions

ATLA is now accessed through a 2-step verification process, which protects computer security.

Please follow the following steps:

  1. Go to:
  2. Scroll down and select ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials PLUS
  3. You should see a box like this, but with your cbts address. Click your address.

  1. You will then see a box like this. Click “I can’t use my Outlook mobile app right now”

  1. Choose which way you want to receive a verification code to access the database.

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