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eBooks - Reference
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A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Religions of the World by
Call Number: eBook - GVRL
Publication Date: 2010-09-21
This six-volume encyclopedia provides comprehensive, global coverage of religion, emphasizing larger religious communities without neglecting the world's smaller religious outposts. There is a bibliography for each entry
The library resources (the library catalog and research databases) use subject headings to (1) organize sources and (2) to pull related sources together. Subject Headings to consider when researching Christian topics include:
Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Print Reference Sources
The Reference Collection is on the Entrance Level of Booth Library across from the Information Desk.
The Anchor Bible Dictionary by
Call Number: Reference BS 440.A54 1992 (Entrance Level)
This six volume dictionary offers the comprehensive treatment of biblical subjects and scholarship.
The Interpreter's Bible : the Holy Scriptures in the King James and Revised standard versions with general articles and introduction, exegesis, exposition for each book of the Bible by
Call Number: Information Desk
Publication Date: 1952
A reference that provides a comprehensive Bible commentary that focuses on the vast findings of modern scholarship exploring the meaning of every bible passage. The Interpreter's Bible offers critically sound biblical interpretations.
The New Interpreter's Bible by
Call Number: Ref BS 1235.3 .N48 1994 (Entrance Level)
The NRSV Concordance by
Call Number: Ref BS 425.K645 1991
A Concordance is an alphabetical listing of the words present in a specific text (e.g. Bible Concordance). With each listed word are the citations for the passages identifying where that word is located within the text.