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last updated: 9/21/2011

Western Religious Traditions

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  • Bibliography of Islamic Central Asia. Bregel, Yuri. (Z3411 .B73 1995 v.1-3, Research Collection: Slavic Reference)


  • New Religious Movements in Western Europe : an Annotated Bibliography . Arweck, Elisabeth. (Z7834 .E85 A78 1997 Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Religion in the Soviet Union : a Bibliography, 1980-1989. Korsch, Boris. (Z7757 .S65 K67 1992 Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Women and Religion in Britain and Ireland : an Annotated Bibliography from the Reformation to 1993. Johnson, Dale A. (Z7963 .R45 J64 1995 Research Collection: Stacks)



  • Academic Search (Ebsco)
    Provides fulltext coverage of magazine, newspaper, and scholarly journals for almost every academic discipline.


  • Acta Sanctorum
    Contains the lives of the saints as published over three hundred years by the Société des Bollandistes.


  • ATLA Religion Databases
    Citations to books, journal articles, and book reviews in all scholarly fields of religion, biblical studies, world religions, church history, religious perspectives on social issues.


    A multidisciplinary, multilingual research tool, produced by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST). French, English, other languages.


  • Index to Jewish Periodicals
    Provides indexing to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs.


    Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business.


  • Bible in English
    Contains twenty versions of the Bible in English.


  • Encyclopedia of Islam
    The standard, authoritative encyclopedia on the religion of Islam and the Islamicate world. Online edition of print version published 1954-2003. B-Main, Reference Collection DS37.E52.


  • Index Islamicus
    The primary, international classified bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world, extensive name and subject indices.


  • Index of Christian Art
    Index to over 45,000 works of Christian art from early Christian period to A.D. 1400.


  • Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Includes citations to articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about Catholicism written by Catholic authors and/or published by Catholic publishers


  • Encyclopedia Judaica
    Covers contemporary Jewish life, education and modern scholarship, history, Jews in world culture, Judaism: practice, Judaism: thought, and language and literature.


  • New Testament Abstracts
    Index to materials for the study of the New Testament


  • Old Testament Abstracts
    Index to materials for the study of the Old Testament

    For more options, see IUB Libraries Databases by Subject


  • A Dictionary of the Bible. Browning, W.R.F., ed (BS440 .B73 2009,  Reference Services)
  • Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Livingstone, Elizabeth A. (BR95 .08 2006  Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Dictionary of Jewish Terms: A Guide to the Language of Judaism. Eisenberg, Ronald L. (BM50 .E485 2008, Reference Services)


  • HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Achtemeier, Paul J. (BS440 .H235 1996, Undergraduate Services: Reference)


  • Historical Dictionary of Islam. Adamec, Ludwig W. (BP50 .A33 2009, Reference Services)


  • Historical Dictionary of Prophets in Islam and Judaism. Noegel, Scott B. (BM645 .P67 N64 2002, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • The New Strong's Compact Bible Concordance. Strong, James. (BS425 .S83 2004, Reference Services)


  • Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church. Cross, F. L. (BR95 .O9 2007, Reference Services)


  • Oxford Dictionary of Saints. Farmer, David Hugh (BR1710 .F34 2003, Reference Services)


  • The Penguin Dictionary of Islam. Nanji, Azim. (BP40 .N35 2008, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • The Penguin Dictionary of Judaism. De Lange, N. R. M. (BM50 .D35 2008, Reference Services)


  • Theological Dictionary of Rabbinic Judaism. Neusner, Jacob. (BM602 .N487 2005 v. 1-3 Research Collection: Stacks)



  • Cambridge History of Judaism.  Davies, W.D. (BM155.2 .C35 1984 v.1-3, Reference Services) 


  • Encyclopedia of Christianity. Bowden, John Stephen. (BR95 .E47 2005,   Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Christian Theology. Lacoste, Jean-Yves. (BR95 .D5313 2005, v.1-2,.  Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Early Christianity. Ferguson, Everett, ed. (BR162.2 .E53 1997, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Islam. Campo, Juan Eduardo. (DS35.53 .C36 2009, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World. Martin, Richard C. (BP40 .E525 2004, v.1-2  Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Islam in the United States. Cesari, Jocelyne. (BP67 .U6 2007 v.1-2, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture. Abramson, Glenda. (DS102.8 .E567 2005 v.1-2, Research Collection: Stacks)


  • Encyclopedia of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity. Burgess, Stanley M., ed. (BR1644 .E63 2006, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Schiffman, Lawrence H. (BM487 .E53 2000, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture. Ehrlich, Avrum M. (DS115 .E47 2009, v.1-3, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation. Goddard, Thomas. (BR145.3 .H68 2003, Reference Services)


  • Encyclopedia Talmundica: A Digest of Halachic Literature and Jewish Law from the Tahhaitic Period to the Present Time. Zevin, Shlomo Josef. (BM500.5 .E62 v.1-3, Reference Services)


  • Jesus in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia. Houlden, J. L. (BR145.3 .H68 2003 Reference Services)


  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation. 4v. (BR162.2 .E53 1997  Reference Services )


  • Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity. (BR145.2 .O86 1990 Research Collection: Stacks; Reference Services )


  • New Catholic Encyclopedia (electronic resource)


  • The New Encyclopedia of Judaism. Wigoder, Geoffrey. (BM50 .E63 2002, Reference Services)


  • The Qu'ran: an Encyclopedia. Leaman, Oliver. (BP133 .Q87 2006  Reference Services)



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