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The following databases contain primary source materials including books, broadsides and pamphlets, magazines, newspapers, government documents, and much more.
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Encyclopedia of Religion by
Publication Date: 2004-12-17
Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture.
Encyclopedia of Science and Religion by
Publication Date: 1905-06-01
A multidisciplinary approach that addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology.
Atlas of American Religion by
Publication Date: 1999-11-22
Uses maps and words to reflect the 200-year history of American religion.
Church-State Issues in America Today by
Publication Date: 2007-12-01
Examines issues surrounding religion and government, religion, the family, and education, and religious convictions and practices in public life.
Encyclopedia of American Religious History by
Publication Date: 2001-10-01
Focuses on Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and many new religious movements--their beliefs and practices, peoples and places--from a historical perspective.
The Encyclopedia of Native American Religions by
Publication Date: 2001-08-01
The entries cover the spiritual traditions of Native peoples in the United States and Canada before contact with Europeans and Americans, the consequences of contact on sacred traditions, and contemporary religious forms.
Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion by
Publication Date: 2006-12-01
Traces the roots of the relationship between politics and religion from antiquity to today, revealing how it has shaped public discourse, social attitudes, collective action and national and international policy.
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