Start your research using the best resources recommended by the subject librarian for religion. It highlights the key indexes and reference works for the academic study of religion, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and the religions of Asia.
Search many of the key online subject encyclopedias in religious studies, including Encyclopedia of Religion (2nd ed.), Encyclopedia Judaica (2nd ed.), the New Catholic Encyclopedia (2nd ed.) and more.
A journal that "publishes ... surveys of current research. It helps you to navigate the field by laying out the territory and identifying the major issues." Tip: Browse articles by topic using the "Special Features" in the left navigation menu.
Providing an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel, from Rabbinic to modern Yiddish literature, from Kabbalah to "Americana" and from Zionism to the contribution of Jews to world cultures,
A Dictionary of the Bible is the most authoritative, accessible, and up-to-date dictionary of its kind available. Containing over 2,000 entries it provides clear and concise information about the important places, people, themes, and doctrines of the Bible.
Provides "contemporary biblical scholarship on a comprehensive range of topics from the Old and New Testaments, the Deuterocanonical books, and from contextual studies of the ancient Near East and the Greco-Roman worlds and their literatures. The biblical text used is the NRSV translation."
Use the subject filters in the left navigation column to browse articles by topics such as religion, philosophy, and folklore. A print copy of the encyclopedia is available in the Baker Berry Reference Collection.