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Andrews Bibliography of Ethnic Minority Scholarship in Theology: Searching Tips


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Using the Advanced Search to Find Ethnic/Minority Authors

Each showcased author or editor can be searched using the Subject field.


  • "Hanna, Martin F." -- Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary of Andrews University -- Black author
  • "Choi, P. Richard" -- Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary of Andrews University -- Asian author
  • "Cortez, Felix H." -- Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary of Andrews University -- Hispanic author

The author, the affiliation, and the ethnicity are links that can expand the search

All Authors and Editors can be searched for in the Author field, including White Non-Hispanic and those not affiliated with an ATS School. 

Curriculum Tags

Using the Advanced Search to Find Content to Support the Curriculum


Each work is tagged to a typical Seminary Department:

  • CHIS: Church History
  • DSLE: Discipleship and Lifespan Education (includes personal spirituality, family life, ministry to age based groups, and religious education)
  • GSEM General Seminary (Includes Biblical Studies that include both Old and New Testaments; and Theological Education)
  • MSSN: World Missions (includes World Christianity); World Religions refers to adherents writing for adherents of religions other than Christianity.
  • NTST: New Testament
  • OTST: Old Testament
  • PATH: Practical and Applied Theology (Includes sociology of religion and social issues such as immigration, racism, environmentalism, etc.)
  • THST: Theology and Christian Philosophy (includes Ethics and Religion and Science)

Additional Descriptors are used to further narrow the results. For example:

  • NTST: New Testament | Gospels | Exegesis | Matthew
  • PATH: Practical and Applied Theology | Preaching
  • MSSN: World Missions | Missionaries | History | India
  • MSSN: World Religions | Buddhism | China

These Tags are listed in the Topics Section in the left column under "Refine your search."


Item Types

Refining the Search by Item Types

Four Item Types are available:

  • Book
  • Edited Book
  • Journal Article
  • Book Chapters

Scholarship genres not included are:

  • Book Reviews
  • Sermons
  • Poetry
  • Helps
  • News articles
  • Interviews
  • Popular press pieces
  • Reports
  • Editorials
  • Columns