Research in Ministry® (RIM®) indexes and abstracts projects and theses from more than one hundred Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss), and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) programs accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). RIM is a searchable database with entries for authors, titles, thesis/project advisors, schools, and ATLA subject headings. Abstracts can be searched by keyword. The database also supports Boolean and proximity searches as well as nested searches and wildcards. Links have also been added to records for schools that also participate in the Theological Research Exchange Network.

RIM online supersedes Research in Ministry previously issued in print format covering the years 1981/83-1998. The database cumulates the print version and is updated quarterly.

To submit abstracts of DMin, DMiss, and DEdMin projects from any ATS-accredited school, go to RIM Submission.

Database Details

Total Number of Records

11,100+

Update Frequency

Quarterly (February, May, August, November)

Type of Records

Doctor ​​​of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss), and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) abstracts

Coverage Areas

All areas of pastoral theology

Access Information

http://rim.atla.com/star/rimonline_login.htm​

Submission Information

Abstracts of Doctor of Ministry (DMin), Doctor of Missiology (DMiss), and Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin) projects and theses from schools accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) may be freely submitted via one of the following methods.


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