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Religion Research Guide

Discover library research tools to help you find articles, books, and other resources related to religion

Print Reference Books Available in DC's Collection

Encyclopaedia Judaica (DS102.8 .E53)
The articles found in this 16 volume set covers all subjects found within the Hebrew Scriptures as well as Jewish holidays and Jewish teachings.

New Catholic Encyclopedia (BX 841 .N44)
Seventeen volume encyclopedia covering the history, doctrine, and organization of the Catholic Church.

The Anchor Bible Dictionary (BS440 .A54)
Six-volume dictionary containing entries on issues, major terms, every name mentioned in the Bible, places, deities, objects, and historical and archaeological subjects. Covers both the biblical canon and noncanonical texts.

Interpretations: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (BS491.2 .I530)
This multi-volume series of was written to help ministers and lay people with teaching and preaching. Each book combines historical scholarship with theology to offer a complete interpretation.

The New Interpreter’s Bible (BS491.2 .N484 1994)
Multi-volume resource containing the biblical text with commentary. Also contains introductions for each biblical book as well as an outline of the book and a bibliography. Also contains general articles on the Old and New Testaments.