Edited by Charles H. Lippy and Peter W. Williams, the Encyclopedia of Religion in America examines how religious history and practices are woven into the political, social, cultural, and historical landscape of North America. This authoritative four-volume reference work explains the origins, development, adaptation, influence, and interrelations of the many faiths practiced, including major world religions, new religious sects, cults, and religious movements that originated or had an influence in the United States.
Africa-Wide NiPAD, a new database collection combining NISC's African Studies and Southern African Studies, has been designed to support The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). It contains twenty-seven African, European and North American databases with close to 2 million records indexing printed texts, maps and music recordings on all topics in African studies.... Read more about Africa-Wide: NiPAD (NISC)
ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and educational purposes.... Read more about ARTstor
Business Source Complete facilitates access to scholarly business documents from journals, magazines, and trade publications. It includes the full text of many titles, including articles from the Harvard Business Review.... Read more about Business Source Complete
This collection of over 1,500 primary works from the 16th and 17th centuries contains the key catechisms, scholarly treatises, papal documents, devotional works, and theological volumes that sparked the reform from within the Catholic Church around the time of the decrees of the Council of Trent.
Browse and search access to publications of the Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS), including Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR), BR (Bible Review), Archaeology Odyssey, and proceedings of symposia sponsored by them: Ancient Israel (1999), Aspects of Monotheism (1996), Feminist Approaches to the Bible (1995), The Rise of Ancient Israel (1996), and The Search for Jesus (1994).
With entries ranging from earthquakes and mice to feminism and the Dead Sea Scrolls, this dictionary is a lively and absorbing reference work for all readers of the Bible. Authoritative, accessible, and up-to-date, it provides helpful information about the books of the Bible, customs, religions and worship, history, and theology, important places, and personalities. Providing clear explanations of technical terms, methods of interpretation, and critical analysis, as well as notes on leading biblical scholars and their contributions, it is also concerned with denominational interpretations of the themes and doctrine of the Bible. W. R. F. Browning is the author.