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Recent Updates

Titles recently approved and appearing soon in CPI:

  • The Mockingbird (September 2023)
  • AGC Journal (March 2023)
  • Academia de Teologia Reformada (February 2023)
  • Liberty University Law Review (February 2023)
  • Lexington Theological Seminary Quarterly (February 2023)
  • Journal of Classical Theology (January 2023)
  • Philosophia Christi (January 2023)
  • Bulletin of the Evangelical Philosophical Society (January 2023)
  • CCCU Advance (June 2022)
  • The Chosen People (May 2022)
  • Journal for Biblical Perspectives in Leadership (March 2022)

About CPI

Christian Periodical Index® provides indexing for evangelical Christian journals providing both articles and review indexing. Current indexing includes over 160 titles back to 1956.

Although religion, theology, biblical studies and pastoral theology are prominent subjects in the index, CPI covers articles in science, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, history, sociology and education which put forth a Christian worldview.  The index is owned and indexed by the Association of Christian Librarians.

Subject Distribution in CPI

Subject distribution of CPI records

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Christian Peirodical Index -- the essential resource for the study of evangelical Christianity

Publication Coverage

CPI includes over 160 current periodicals:

  • Current titles—Alphabetically
    (.doc or .pdf)
  • Current titles—By Subject
    (.doc or .pdf)
  • Current titles—With Publisher links (.html)
  • All titles—Alphabetically
    (.xls, .html or .pdf)
  • Full text titles (.html)
  • Peer-reviewed and scholarly titles (.pdf)

Publication Types

  • Peer-reviewed Journals
  • Scholarly Journals
  • Magazines

Selection Policy

New titles are considered for addition to the index based upon member, indexer, and publisher recommendations. The CPI Team evaluates titles throughout the year and bases its decisions on a written selection policy, copies of which are available on request from the CPI Team Coordinator.