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Religion Research Guide
- Primary Sources
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- ATLA Religion Database (1949 to present)
Comprehensive index for religious and theological scholarship, including citations for journal articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews.
- Index Islamicus (1906 to present)
Covers literature on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world, including Muslim areas of Asia and Africa.
- Sociological Abstracts (1952 to present)
Covers the international literature in sociology and related disciplines.
- Social Science Journals (ProQuest)
Covers academic literature for disciplines ranging from anthropology, sociology, and political science to communication, education, criminology, demography, economics and more.
- Bibliography of Asian Studies (1973 to present)
Index to articles and books in Asian Studies, including humanities and social sciences.
- Historical Abstracts (1955 to present)
Scholarly literature about world history since 1450 (excluding the United States and Canada).
- America: History & Life (1964 to present)
Covers the world's scholarly literature on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.
- ITER: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (1784 to present)
More than 1.3 million citations for books, articles, essays, dissertations, and other sources on the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
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- Reference Universe
Searchable index of the library's entire reference collection, both print and electronic.
- Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Interdisciplinary reference content and commentary, plus Quranic materials, primary sources, images, maps, and timelines. Includes Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and other core reference works on Islam.
- Encyclopaedia Judaica
Important scholarly encyclopedia for all aspects of Judaic studies.
- Jacoby Online (Brill)
The authoritative resource for the study of ancient Greek historians, it includes Jacoby's Fragmente der griechischen Historiker I-III; Brill's New Jacoby, a new English edition of FgrHist I-IIII; and Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker IV and V.
- Society for Biblical Literature's Bible Odyssey
Searchable full text for New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), the Contemporary English Version (CEVD), and the King James Version (KJV).
- Bibles topic guide
Help finding editions of the Bibles in Frost Library.
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- EEBO: Early English Books Online (1473-1700)
Full text of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661).
- Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) (1701-1800)
Page images and full-text searching for more than 136,000 key English- and foreign-language titles printed in Great Britain during the 18th century, based on the English Short Title Catalogue.
Image database including architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture.
- Social Explorer (1790 to present)
Access to data from the U.S. Census, American Community Survey, religious congregations, and other sources, with options to create thematic and interactive maps and reports.
- Association of Religion Data Archives
Quantitative data sets for the study of American religion
- National Congregations Study
Data from 1998 and 2006-2007 surveys of a representative sample of America's churches, synagogues, mosques and other local places of worship.
- Pew Research Center on Religion & American Life
Independent polling, research, media analysis, and publications on issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs in the U.S. and around the world.
Metaphysics of kindness : comparative studies in religious meta-ethics (Walden, Asher.) Frost Library; BJ1188 .W35 2015
A storm of songs : India and the idea of the bhakti movement (Hawley, John Stratton, 1941-, author.) Frost Library; BL1214.32.B53 H42 2015
Tantric visual culture : a cognitive approach (Timalsina, Sthaneshwar, 1965-, author.) Frost Library; BL1283.84 .T56 2015
Popular religion in modern China : the new role of Nuo (Li, Lan (Social anthropologist)) Frost Library; BL1812.N86 L5 2015
Critical readings on Japanese Confucianism Frost Library; BL1843 .C75 2013
Materializing magic power : Chinese popular religion in villages and cities (Lin, Wei-Ping, 1966-, author.) Frost Library; BL1975 .L578 2015
The territories of science and religion (Harrison, Peter, 1955-, author.) Frost Library; BL240.3 .H365 2015
A history of science, magic and belief : from medieval to early modern Europe (Marrone, Steven P., 1947-, author.) Frost Library; BL240.3 .M37 2015
Beyond physicalism : toward reconciliation of science and spirituality Frost Library; BL241 .B445 2015
Vodun in coastal Benin : unfinished, open-ended, global (Rush, Dana, 1966-) Frost Library; BL2470.D3 R87 2013
The digital God : how technology will reshape spirituality (Indick, William, 1971-) Frost Library; BL265.T4 I53 2015
God is not great : how religion poisons everything (Hitchens, Christopher.) Frost Library; BL2775.3 .H58 2009
Historical dictionary of Judaism (Solomon, Norman, 1933-, author.) Frost Library; BM50 .S65 2015
Maimonides and the book that changed Judaism : secrets of The guide for the perplexed (Goodman, Micah, author.) Frost Library; BM545.D35 G6613 2015
Kabbalah and ecology : God's image in the more-than-human world (Seidenberg, David Mevorach.) Frost Library; BM610 .S385 2015
Revelation and authority : Sinai in Jewish scripture and tradition (Sommer, Benjamin D., 1964-, author.) Frost Library; BM612 .S66 2015
Jesus reclaimed : Jewish perspectives on the Nazarene (Homolka, Walter, author.) Frost Library; BM620 .H66 2015
The monk's Haggadah Frost Library; BM674.63 .T44 2014
The heart of the matter : studies in Jewish mysticism and theology (Green, Arthur, 1941-, author.) Frost Library; BM723 .G727 2015
Heretic : why Islam needs a reformation now (Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-, author.) Frost Library; BP163 .H57 2015
Fundamental fear : Eurocentrism and the emergence of Islamism (Sayyid, S. (Salman) author.) Frost Library; BP163 .S38 2015
Dervishes and Islam in Bosnia : Sufi dimensions to the formation of Bosnian Muslim society (Aščerić-Todd, Ines, author.) Frost Library; BP188.8.B54 A83 2015
Sufism and politics in Morocco : activism and dissent (Būʻasrīyah, ʻAbd al-Ilāh.) Frost Library; BP188.8.M6 B78 2014
The Cambridge companion to Sufism Frost Library; BP189 .C36 2015
From Sufism to Ahmadiyya : a Muslim minority movement in South Asia (Khan, Adil Hussain, author.) Frost Library; BP195.A6 K43 2015
Bauddhavidyāsudhākaraḥ Frost Library; BQ120 .B38 1997
The immortals : faces of the incredible in Buddhist Burma (Rozenberg, Guillaume, author.) Frost Library; BQ418 .R6813 2015
The bodhisattva ideal : essays on the emergence of Mahāyāna Frost Library; BQ4293 .B634 2013
The ornament of lay followers : a translation of Ānanda's Upāsakajanālaṅkāra (Bhadanta Ananda, Svāmin author.) Frost Library; BQ5495 .B53 2015
Kodai jiin Frost Library; BQ6352 .K624 1999
Japanese Buddhist pilgrimage (Pye, Michael.) Frost Library; BQ6450.J3 P935 2015
A cultural history of Japanese Buddhism (Deal, William E., author.) Frost Library; BQ678 .D43 2015
The halo of golden light : imperial authority and Buddhist ritual in Heian Japan (Sango, Asuka, 1976-, author.) Frost Library; BQ685 .S35 2015
Traditional Theravāda meditation and its modern-era suppression (Crosby, Kate (Religion scholar) author.) Frost Library; BQ7165 .C76 2013
Tibetan Buddhism in diaspora : cultural re-signification in practice and institutions (Lopes, Ana Cristina, author.) Frost Library; BQ7590 .L67 2015
Dreams and visions in the early Middle Ages : the reception and use of patristic ideas, 400-900 (Keskiaho, Jesse, 1979-, author.) Frost Library; BR115.D74 K47 2015
Pagans : the end of traditional religion and the rise of Christianity (O'Donnell, James Joseph, 1950-, author.) Frost Library; BR128.A2 O36 2015
Critical readings on Christianity in Japan Frost Library; BR1305 .C75 2015
New centers of global evangelicalism in Latin America and Africa (Offutt, Stephen.) Frost Library; BR1642.L29 O39 2014
Job (Balentine, Samuel E. (Samuel Eugene), 1950-) Frost Library; BS1415.53 .B35 2006
Expositions of the Psalms (Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536.) Frost Library; BS1429 .E73 1997
Contested ethnicities and images : studies in Acts and art (Balch, David L.,) Frost Library; BS2589 .B35 2015
The role of Jewish feasts in John's Gospel (Wheaton, Gerry.) Frost Library; BS2615.2 .W473 2015
Nonnus of Panopolis : Paraphrasis of the Gospel of John XI (Nonnus, of Panopolis) Frost Library; BS2617 .N66 2014
First and Second Corinthians (Proctor, John.) Frost Library; BS2675.53 .P76 2015
The Johannine letters : a commentary on 1, 2, and 3 John (Strecker, Georg, 1929-1994.) Frost Library; BS2805.3 .S75513 1996
Wearing God : clothing, laughter, fire, and other overlooked ways of meeting God (Winner, Lauren F., author.) Frost Library; BT103 .W56 2015
Dawkins' God : from The Selfish Gene to The God Delusion (McGrath, Alister E., 1953-, author.) Frost Library; BT1103 .M34 2015
Medieval heresies : Christianity, Judaism, and Islam (Ames, Christine Caldwell, author.) Frost Library; BT1319 .A46 2015
The spirit moves West : Korean missionaries in America (Kim, Rebecca Y., 1974-, author.) Frost Library; BV2470.K6 K55 2015
Memoir of Henry Obookiah (Dwight, E. W. (Edwin Welles), 1789-1841.) Archives and Special Collections; BV3680.H4 O33 1831x
God's bankers : a history of money and power at the Vatican (Posner, Gerald L., author.) Frost Library; BX1950 .P68 2015
The role of death in the Ladder of divine ascent and the Greek ascetic tradition (Zecher, Jonathan L., author.) Frost Library; BX382.J63 Z43 2015
The lawyer of the church (Mijangos, Pablo.) Frost Library; BX4705.M97 M55 2015
Methodism in the American forest (Richey, Russell E.) Frost Library; BX8235 .R527 2015
The collected sermons of Walter Brueggemann (Brueggemann, Walter.) Frost Library; BX9886.Z6 B77 2011