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Information that makes a librarian's job easier in using, teaching, marketing, and evaluating CPI

Recent Updates

Titles recently approved and appearing soon in CPI:

  • Studies in Puritanism and Piety (January 2020)
  • Eikon: A Journal for Biblical Anthropology (January 2020)
  • Evangelicals (October 2019)
  • Reformed Baptist Theological Review (June 2019)
  • Lutheran Mission Matters (June 2019)
  • International Journal of Urban Transformation (March 2019)
  • Near East Archaeological Society Bulletin (March 2019)

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


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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.