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Subject Guide: Religious Studies — World Religions

To search the entire collection of print and electronic resources, go to e-Library.

Books in Print | Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc. | Subscription Databases | E-Journals | E-Books | Professional Associations | Other Online Resources

Books in Print: LC Call Numbers in Stacks

Range | Subject
BL74 - BL98 | Religions of the World
BL1100 - BL1295 | Hinduism
BL1300 | Jainism
BP1 - BP253 | Islam
BP300 | Bahaism
BQ1 - BQ9800 | Buddhism

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online • http://www.search.eb.com

Literati • http://literati.credoreference.com

Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Academic Search Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

JSTOR-Arts & Sciences II • http://www.jstor.org/search/

Proquest Dissertation & Theses • http://search.proquest.com/?accountid=26152

Religion & Philosophy Collection • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=rlh


Complete list of subscription e-journalshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ejournals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

EBSCO Open Access Religion CollectionExplore 40 full text journals related to religion.

Hinduism Today (E-Journal) • http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/category.php?categoryid=13

Journal of Islamic Studies: Al-Serathttp://www.al-islam.org/al-serat/

On…Dharma, Digirati, Ecologyhttp://www.onweb.org/

Tricycle: The Buddhist Reviewhttp://www.tricycle.com/

Western Buddhist Reviewhttp://www.westernbuddhistreview.com/index.html


Complete list of subscription e-bookshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ebooks

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

Ba-Hai Texts

Ba’Hai Online Libraryhttp://bahai-library.org/

Online Books Page: Religion (BP Islam- BQ Buddhism) • http://digital.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/subjectstart?BL-BX

Sacred Ba’hai writingshttp://reference.bahai.org/en/

Buddhist Texts

Digital Dictionary of Buddhismhttp://www.buddhism-dict.net/ddb/

Gateless Gate Zen Buddhismhttp://www.ibiblio.org/zen/cgi-bin/koan-index.pl

Sacred texts: Buddhismhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/index.htm

Confucian Texts

Sacred Texts: Confucian Canonhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/cfu/index.htm

Hindu Texts

Sacred Text: Hinduismhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/index.htm

The Upanishads (translated) • http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/upan/

Islamic Texts

Forty selected Hadith (English & Arabic) • http://www.islamicity.com/multimedia/radio/ch190/

Koran: Searchable text in Englishhttp://www.hti.umich.edu/k/koran/

Sacred Texts: Islamhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/isl/index.htm

Shi’ite Encyclopediahttp://www.al-islam.org/encyclopedia/

Jainist Texts

Sacred Texts: Jainismhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/jai/index.htm

Shinto Texts

Sacred Texts: Shintoismhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/shi/index.htm

Sikh Texts

Sri Guru Granth Sahib (English translation) • http://www.sikhs.org/english/frame.html

Taoist Texts

Sacred Texts: Taoismhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/tao/index.htm

Professional Associations

The Buddhist Society • http://www.thebuddhistsociety.org/

Hindu Temples & Indian Associations in Houston • http://www.myads.org/index88.html

Society for the Study of Japanese Religions • http://www.ssjr.unc.edu/

Other Online World Religion Resources

World Religions: General

Religions for peace • http://www.wcrp.org/

Religions Working Together for a better world • http://www.conjure.com/religion.html

Timeline: origin of major religions • http://www.sacred-texts.com/time/origtime.htm

World Religion Index • http://wri.leaderu.com/

World Religion resources • http://www.aril.org/World.html

World Scripture: A comparative anthology of sacred texts • http://www.unification.net/ws/


Bahai resource guide for the scholarly study of the Bahai faith • http://www.bahai-library.org/books/rg/

The Bahai Faith • http://www.bahai.org/

Ba’hai world faith (with links) • http://www.religioustolerance.org/bahai.htm


Al-Islam.Org: Law, Practices and Worship • http://www.al-islam.org/topical.php?cat=69

Islam, Islamic Studies, etc. Resources for studying Islam • http://www.uga.edu/islam/


Buddhist Digital Library and Museum • http://buddhism.lib.ntu.edu.tw/BDLM/front.htm

Buddhist Studies World Wide Library • http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-Buddhism.html

Gateways to Buddhism • http://www.dharmanet.org/

Theravada Buddhism Vispassana Page • http://www.enabling.org/ia/vipassana/

Tibetan Studies • http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-TibetanStudies.html


Confucianism • http://www.thespiritualsanctuary.org/Confucianism/Confucianism.html


Jain Database • http://www.ibiblio.org/jainism/database/

Jainism: Principals, tradition and practices • http://www.cs.colostate.edu/%7Emalaiya/jainhlinks.html


Hindu Studies: Rutgers Virtual Library • http://virtualreligion.net/vri/hindu.html

Hinduism • http://www.uni-giessen.de/~gk1415/hinduism.htm


Shintoism, About & Internet Links • http://www.religioustolerance.org/shinto.htm


Gateway to Sikhism • http://allaboutsikhs.com/

Sikhism Home Page • http://www.sikhs.org/topics.htm


Avesta Zoroastrian Archives • http://www.avesta.org/avesta.html