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Resource Guide:
World Religions and Mythology

Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Religion
  • Judaism
  • Christianity
  • Confucianism
  • Daoism
  • Islam
  • Taoism
  • Orthodoxy

Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Religion and Theology
  • Religion East and West
  • Adventist Review
  • Al-Tawhid: A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Thought and Culture
  • Mennonite Life
  • Hebraica
  • Hindu - Christian Studies Bulletin

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Great Religions of the WorldBL 80.2 .N347
Empires of Faith : The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700D 121 .S27 2011
Sacred and Secular : Religion and Politics WorldwideBL 65 .P7 N67 2011
The Hindus : An Alternative HistoryBL 1151.3 .D66 2009
The Saint and the Sultan : the Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of PeaceBX 4700 .F6 M675 2009
The Disenchantment of the World: A Political History of ReligionBL 48 .G3413 1997
Faith and Freedom: Women's Human Rights in the Muslim WorldHQ 1170 .F35 1995
Religious Traditions of the World: A Journey Through Africa, Mesoamerica, North America, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, BuddhiBL 80.2 .R448 1993