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 Title: Religion in the Roman Empire
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Reference materials: almanacs, encyclopedias, and other informational guides relevant to research in Philosophy and Religion. Please note that this is just a sampling - there are many others located in the same sections as the ones listed below.

Reference Source

Call Number

EBSCO eBookCollection

Search and browse reference resources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, thesauri and more.

The Encyclopedia of Philosophy

ref  B  41  E5

Encyclopedia of Buddhism

ref  BQ  128  .E62  2004

The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought

ref  BR  95  .O94  2000

Dictionary of the History of Ideas

ref  CB  5  D52

Encyclopedia Judaica

ref  DS  102.8  E496

Afro-American Religious Studies

ref  Z  1361  .N39  W55

Philosophy: A Guide to the Reference Literature

ref  Z  7125  .B97  1997



Find Articles for Philosophy & Religion
Academic Search Complete

 Magazines and journals on many subjects, includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works. 

America: History and Life

Comprehensive index to American history and culture.

Directory of Open Access Journals
"Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals" - SEE: PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

ISI Web of Science: Science Citation Index Expanded



This database supersedes the Basic Sciences Index, indexing over 5,900 math and science journals, with citation cross-referencing.


Full-text articles in over 375 core academic journals with backfiles lacking only the most recent 3 -5 years. 

Project Muse

Full-text scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences 

ProQuest Research Library

Information from over 1,800 newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics, including the arts, business, humanities, health, social sciences, and natural sciences 

FirstSearch databases include:
     AHSearch    Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Indexes articles in the diverse subject areas of the humanities

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Additional Web Sites
Academic Information: Religion  

A site with links for religious studies, world religions, Biblical studies, Native American religions, etc 

Bible Gateway

A searchable online Bible in the translation and language of your choice.  For a Bible concordance & other resources (Atlas, dict., etc.)
Episteme links: philosophy resources on the Internet

Well selected resources; comprehensive starting point 

Facets of Religion

Links for world religions, ancient religions, cult studies, atheism, and more 

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Articles on topics and philosophers 

Jewish Women:A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia offers an online Encyclopedia of Jewish women, lesson plans and other educational materials that can be downloaded for free, online exhibits on topics as diverse as "Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution" and "Katrina's Jewish Voices," several book and film guides, a growing collection of reminiscences of recently deceased Jewish women, a lively blog, and numerous other resources for anyone interested in the experiences of American Jewish women, both celebrated and unheralded.

Judaism and Jewish Resources

Links for religion, archaeology, Jewish studies, and the State of Israel 

Multifaith and Religion Sites

Especially strong listing for nature and magical religions 

New Testament Gateway A directory of Internet resources on the New Testament
Religious Movements Homepage

Profiles of more than 200 world religions and religious movements; each profile includes a description, links to significant Web sites, and a print bibliography 

Religious Worlds
Information about various religions with annotated links to other resources
Wabash Center Internet Guide to Religion
An annotated, carefully selected, and organized meta list of religious Web sites

National Yiddish Book Center

 National Yiddish Book Center (NYBC) is a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of Yiddish culture. Over 11,000 full-text Yiddish volumes available for viewing free of charge.


Associations and Organizations