With Christmas, Hanukkah and Id al-Adha upon us, it seems like a good time to mention the many interesting reference books on religion that the library has recently acquired . From large encyclopedic sets to Bible quotations, atlases and etiquette, there are a wide range of sources available on many aspects of Christianity and other religions.
- The Encyclopedia of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity.
- MasterPlots II. Christian Literature.
- Mainline Christians and U.S. Public Policy: a reference handbook.
- Encyclopedia of Modern Christian Politics.
- The Age of Wars of Religion, 1000-1650: encyclopedia of global warfare and civilization.
- Where God and Science Meet: how brain and evolutionary studies alter our understanding of religion.
- How to be a Perfect Stranger: the essential religious etiquette handbook.
The Encyclopaedia Judaica, Second Edition, is available in print but is also fully searchable online. This long-awaited revision of the premier reference source on Jewish life, culture, and history has been revised and expanded from 16 to 22 volumes. The editors have retained the important articles on Jewish scholarship and added many entries on contemporary Jewish life and culture., including more information on women and gender issues.
Credo Reference, our latest online reference library, includes access to twelve sources in religion including:
- Atlas of the Bible, Andromeda.
- Bloomsbury Dictionary of Myth.
- Book of Bible Quotations.
- Dictionary of Hindu Lore and Legend.
- Dictionary of Jewish Lore and Legend.
- Macmillan Dictionary of the Bible.
- The Holy Bible, King James Version.
- The Qur’an.
- Who’s Who in Christianity.
- Who’s Who in Classical Mythology.
- Who’s Who in the New Testament.
- Who’s Who in the Old Testament.