Covering all the major Hindu practices, festivals, beliefs, gods, sacred sites, languages, and religious texts, this dictionary contains 2,800 entries on everything from Tantra to temples, from bhakti to Divali.
Provides 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, Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition is important to scholars, general readers and students.
Based on the third, revised edition of the critically acclaimed German work Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon. The Encyclopedia of Christianity Online includes all 5 volumes of the print edition of 1999-2008 which has become a standard reference work for the study of Christianity past and present. A print version is available in the library too.
Looks at Islam's role in the modern world in the context of the religion's history and development over the last 13 centuries. Contains thematic articles, biographies of key figures, definitions, illustrations, maps and more.
Provides an introduction to the specialized literature within the fields of Buddhism, Classics, Environmental Science, Geology, International Relations, Medieval Studies, Renaissance and Reformation, Philosophy and Victorian Literature.
OBO is a library of disciplined-based subject modules. In each subject module, leading scholars have produced a literary guide to the most important and significant sources in an area of study they know best.
A collection of full-text, multi-volume reference titles in a range of subject areas. In addition to those listed above, the religion titles include "Contemporary American Religion," "New Catholic Encyclopedia," and several guides to mythology.