Comparative Studies

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion seeks to provide accurate, scholarly information about the world’s many religions and topics of research and debate. It will grow and evolve continuously, compiling over time an extensive collection of vetted essays.

Oxford Bibliographies 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

Encyclopaedia Judaica

Online version of Encyclopaedia Judaica,2nd. ed.,published in print in 2007. This encyclopedia covers all aspects of Jewish history and culture in the Diaspora and in Israel from ancient times to the 20th century.

Encyclopedia of Ancient History

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.

Encyclopedia of Religion in America

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.

Dictionary of Buddhism

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

Encyclopedia of Religion

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.

Bibliography of Asian Studies

The Bibliography of Asian Studies is the most comprehensive Western-language bibliographical database for research on East, Southeast and South Asia. It covers all subjects with an emphasis on the humanities and social sciences.Coverage primarily from 1971 to the present.

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