The New Catholic Encyclopedia (2nd ed.) is prized for its scholarly presentation of persons and subjects related to Catholicism and the humanities. This revised edition features contributions from hundreds of scholars from all over the world.... Read more about New Catholic Encyclopedia
This essential guide offers 325 articles that describe the people and places that appear in the New Testament and Old Testament of the Bible. From prophets, apostles, and groups (such as Hebrews and Angels) to kingdoms and countries, cities and mountains where Biblical events took place.... Read more about Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible
From the famous to the obscure, this book provides concise accounts of the lives, cults, relationships through patronage, and artistic associations of more than a thousand saints, including entries on the Martyrs of Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam, as well as the recently canonized such as Edith Stein, Padro Pio, and Josémaria Escriva.
This encyclopedia covers all aspects of Jewish history and culture in the Diaspora and in Israel from ancient times to the 20th century. It is also available in print in the Andover-Harvard Theological Library at Ref. DS102.8 .E496 2007
Oxford Music Online is an integrated music resource that includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (second edition), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (second edition).... Read more about Oxford Music Online
A database offering complete coverage of Church prelates, information on all 1300 medieval bishoprics, archdioceses and patriarchates and prosopographical information on 18,507 bishops, archbishops and patriarchs.... Read more about Europa Sacra
The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages covers all key aspects of European history (including ecclesiastical history), society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era. It is designed both for medievalists, who need a detailed and reliable reference tool, and for students and general readers seeking an accessible guide to the period. Over 800 scholars have assembled thousands of comprehensive entries, lavishly supplemented by hundreds of illustrations and dozens of maps.
English language encyclopedia covering all aspects of the Qur'ān including qur'ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis as well as essays on important themes and subjects within qur'ānic studies.... Read more about Encyclopaedia of the Qur'ān