Encyclopaedia Islamica is based on the abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī. When complete, this will be among the most comprehensive English language encyclopedias on Islam and the Muslim world. A unique feature of the Encyclopaedia Islamica... Read more about Encyclopaedia Islamica
The Treasury of Lives is a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. The Treasury provides biographies of a wide range of figures, from Buddhist masters to artists and political officials; most essays are peer reviewed. Includes texts, maps, timelines, and images.
This new online encyclopedia describes modern-day Christian beliefs and communities in the context of 2000 years of apostolic tradition and Christian history. Based on the third, revised edition of the critically acclaimed German work Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon, this comprehensive and up-to-date encyclopedia includes all 5 volumes of the print edition of 1999-2008.... Read more about Encyclopedia of Christianity Online
Oxford Bibliographies Online is a series of selective, discipline-focused, online guides to the essential literature in subjects in the humanities and social sciences, as identified by editors and editorial boards selected by the Oxford University Press. Individual guides are updated quarterly, with 50-75 entries added per year to each subject area, as well as revisions to existing entries; entries provides synoptic, bibliographic guide to the key literature and most useful online resources in given area of research.... Read more about Oxford Bibliographies Online
Online version of a 13-volume reference work, with 5000 entries ranging from 250-5000 words, written and edited by an internationally diverse team of editors and contributors. Its content spans the late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE and covers the entire ancient Mediterranean world including the Near East and Egypt. The online version features regular revisions and new entries.
Provides access to six Oxford editions of the Bible along with commentary, annotations from study Bibles, and reference material which can be viewed alongside primary text. Core content includes the Oxford Study Bible, New Oxford Annotated Bible (3rd ed.), Jewish Study Bible, Catholic Study Bible (2nd ed.), Access Study Bible with Apocrypha, and the Authorized King James Bible with Apocrypha.... Read more about Oxford Biblical Studies Online
This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of issues of contemporary concern such as human rights, abortion, euthanasia, "engaged Buddhism," and the role of women in Buddhist teachings.... Read more about Dictionary of Buddhism
Biographical portraits of more than 17,400 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, "whose significant actions occurred during his or her residence within what is now the United States or whose life or career directly influenced the course of American history".... Read more about American National Biography
Online version of Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd ed., published in print in 2005. It includes almost all the original 2,750 entries (many updated) from the first edition edited by Mircea Eliade and published in 1987 plus almost 600 new articles. It covers almost all topics on the world's religions including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, new religious movements, ethics, feminist theology, ecology and religion, gender and religion, politics and religion, science and religion, art and religion, and film and religion. It is considered the standard English language resource in the field.