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Getting Started/Reference Sources
Anchor Bible Dictionary, REF BS440.A54 1992
ARDA: The Association of Religion Data Archives: Excellent source of statistics/quantitative data on religion.
Encyclopaedia Judaica, REF DS102.8.C496
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World via Gale Virtual Reference
Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics, REF BL31.E44
Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements, REF BL98.E53 2005
Encyclopedia of Protestantism, REF BX4811.3.E53 2004
Encyclopedia of Religion, REF BL31.E46
Encyclopedia of Religion via Gale Virtual Reference
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion via Gale Virtual Reference
Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions, REF BV2020.E92 2000
Handbook of Denominations in the United States, REF BL2525.M425 1995
Harper Collins Dictionary of Religion, REF BL31.H37 1995
Historical Dictionary of World Methodism, REF BX8211.H57 2005
Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America, REF BL2525.I58 2006
New Interpreter’s Bible, BS491.2.N484 1994– multi-volume edition of the Bible with interpretation of each passage
New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible, REF BS440.N443 2006
New Catholic Encyclopedia, REF BX841.N44 1967
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, REF DS35.53 O95 2001
World Christian Encyclopedia, REF BR157.W67 2001
Worldmark Encylopedia of Religious Practices, REF BL80.3.W67 2006
More dictionaries and encyclopedias related to these subjects are available in the Misenheimer reference room and the Charlotte library. This includes many Bible dictionaries, commentaries, etc.
ProQuest Religion: Journals covering religious affairs and religious thinking, most full text
Academic Search Complete: Interdisciplinary index to journals, 8500 full text, majority are scholarly
You can find out if we have a particular journal, and if so where to find it, using Journal Finder. You can request articles in journals we don't own via interlibrary loan.
Pfeiffer's Catalog (no password needed). Books and e-books in both libraries. Psychology books usually have call numbers beginning with BF and are located on the 2nd stack level in Misenheimer. Those that are more psychiatry-related will have call numbers beginning with R and are located on the 4th level. Misenheimer books can be sent to Charlotte and vice-versa.
Bible Gateway: Multiple versions/translations of the Bible, commentaries, studies, audio Bibles, and more.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library: A huge library of online texts from the Christian tradition.
Religion-Online: Over 1500 Christian theological classic texts.
WorldCat: A database of books in libraries everywhere. You can request books we don't own via interlibrary loan.