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RELIGION: Subject Guide

Resource suggestions and search tips for research in religion.

Getting Started

In this Guide, you'll find:

  • Reference Sources leads you to suggested background resources.
  • Finding Articles is a list of databases and some select religion journals.
  • Finding Books highlights how to search for books and eBooks and features selected religion books at UJ.
  • Biblical Studies online and physical resources for biblical study (both Old and New Testament).
  • Religions select books, websites, and search terms for various religions.
  • Religion in the U.S. materials relating to religious practice in the United States. 

Find Background Information

Reference sources - great for getting started

Reference sources can be a great starting point for research. Reference sources typically provide definitions, give topic overviews, and explain theories. They can also point to additional readings and scholarship. Examples of reference sources include: dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, guidebooks, manuals, and textbooks. 


Selected Reference Books