May 302011
 
Online Resources

Academic Info: Religion

Adherents.com
A collection of adherent statistics & religious geography citations: references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, etc.

Bible Study Tools

Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts
Search for fully digitized manuscripts by date, location of archive/library, author, language, or specific search term.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library

EIKON Image Database for Biblical Studies
From the Yale Divinity School; provides digital resources for teaching and research in the field of Biblical studies.

Jewish-Christian Relations

Post-Reformation Digital Library
From Calvin Theological Seminary and the H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies of Calvin College. “The Post-Reformation Digital Library (PRDL) is a select bibliography of digital books relating to the development of theology and philosophy during the Reformation and Post-Reformation/Early Modern Era (late 15th-18th c.). Late medieval and patristic works printed and reference din the early modern era are also included.”

BBC Religions of the World
Provides an overview of beliefs, traditions, contemporary issues, and a selection of Internet links.

Review of Biblical Literature
“The Review of Biblical Literature (RBL), founded by the Society of Biblical Literature, presents reviews of books in biblical studies and related fields”

Using Primary Sources

Virtual Religion Index

In the Library

Atlas of the World’s Religions
Oxford University Press / BL85 .A89 1999

Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism
Routledge / Ref BL238 .E63 2001

The Encyclopedia of Religion
Macmillan / Ref BL31 .E46 1987 (16 volumes)

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society
AltaMira Press / Ref BL60 .E53 1998 – also available online

The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World’s Living Religions
Facts on File Publications / BL80.2.E495 1988

The HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion
HarperSanFrancisco / BL31 .H37 1995

Historical Atlas of the Religions of the World
Macmillan / BL80.2. F28

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