RELIGION and MYTHOLOGY: SELECTED RESOURCES

DICTIONARIES and GENERAL ENCYCLOPEDIAS:
Dictionary of classical mythology, symbols, attributes, & associations(REF) BL 715 .B44 1982
Dictionary of comparative religionBL 31 .D54 1970
Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols [1961]GR 35 .J6
Encyclopedia of religion(REF) BL 31 .E46 2005
Encyclopedia of religions in the United States: one hundred religious groups speak for themselvesBL 2520 .E53 1992
Funk & Wagnalls standard dictionary of folklore, mythology, and legend [1972]GR 35 .F82
Illustrated dictionary of classical mythology [1978]BL 715 .M4
Key words in religious studiesBL 82 .G43 2006
Larousse dictionary of beliefs and religions(REF) BL 31 .D53 1994
Larousse world mythology [1965](REF) BL 311 .G683
Longman guide to living religionsBL 80 .2 .L66x 1994
Macmillan illustrated encyclopedia of myths & legendsBL 303 .C67 1989
Man, myth, & magic: the illustrated encyclopedia of mythology, religion, and the unknownBF 1407 .M34 1995
Myth encyclopediahttp://www.mythencyclopedia.com/
Mythologies of the world: a concise encyclopedia [1979]BL 303 .M95
Mythology of all races [1916-1932] {series title, individual titles/subjects are listed in PantherCat}BL 25 .M8
Mythology: the illustrated anthology of world myth & storytelling(REF) BL 312 .M985 2002b
New Catholic encyclopedia
Catholic Encyclopedia (1908)
(REF) BX 841 .N44 2003
www.newadvent.org/cathen/
New Schaff-Herzog encyclopedia of religious knowledgeBR 95 .S435
Oxford dictionary of classical myth and religion(REF) BL 715 .O94x 2003
Oxford dictionary of world religions(REF) BL 31 .O84 1997
Religions of the ancient worldBL 687 .R47 2004
Religions of the world: a comprehensive encyclopedia of beliefs and practices(REF) BL 80 .3 .R45 2002
World Christian encyclopedia [2ed](REF) BR 157 .W67 2001

SPECIALIZED DICTIONARIES and ENCYCLOPEDIAS:
A to Z of IslamBP 50 .A335x 2002
American Indian religious traditions(REF) E 98 .R3 C755 2005
Cassell dictionary of Norse myth and legendBL 860 .O73x 1997
Cults in America [1998]Ebsco ebook Collection
Encyclopedia of Buddhism(REF) BQ 128 .E62 2004
Dictionary of Celtic mythologyBL 900 .M445 1998
Dictionary of Irish mythologyBL 980 .I7 E45 1987
Dictionary of Native American mythologyE 98 .R3 G46 1992
Ebsco ebook Collection
Dictionary of Northern mythologyBL 850 .S5613 1993
Dictionary of philosophy and religion: Eastern and Western thoughtB 41 .R43 1980
Encyclopaedia Judaica [1971-1972]DS 102 .8 .E496
Encyclopaedia of Middle Eastern mythology and religion(REF) BL 1060 .K54x 1993
Encyclopedia mythicahttp://www.pantheon.org/
Encyclopedia of African and African-American religions(REF) BL 2462 .5 .E53 2001
Encyclopedia of cults, sects, and new religions(REF) BL 2525 .L49 2002
Encyclopedia of Islam [1960+, in process]DS 37 .E523
(Media-CD) DS 37 .E523 2003
Encyclopedia of Native American religionsE 98 .R3 H73 2000
Encyclopedia of religion in the SouthBR 535 .E52 1984
Encyclopedia of religious rites, rituals, and festivalsBL 31 .E47 2004
Encyclopedia of science and religion(REF) BL 240 .3 .E53 2003
Encyclopedia of the American religious experienceBL 2525 .E53 1988
Encyclopedia of women and world religionBL 458 .E53 1999
Handbook of Chinese mythologyBL 1825 .Y355 2005
HarperCollins encyclopedia of CatholicismBX 841 .H37 1995
Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movementsseries listed in PantherCat
Illustrated encyclopedia of mysticism and the mystery religionsBL 625 .F44 1976
Islamic desk referenceDS 35 .53 .I83 1994
Ebsco ebook Collection
Legends of the earth, sea, and sky: an encyclopedia of nature mythsBL 435 .A53 1998
Modern encyclopedia of religions in Russia and the Soviet UnionBL 940 .S65 M63 1988
Modern Judaism; an Oxford guideBM 42 .M63 2005
Mythical zoo: an encyclopedia of animals in world myth, legend & literatureGR 705 .S344 2001
Oxford dictionary of Islam(REF) BP 40 .O95 2003
Oxford dictionary of the Christian Church(REF) BR 95 .O8 1997
Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion(REF) BM 50 .O94 1997
Religions of the ancient worldBL 687 .R47 2004
Rider encyclopedia of Eastern philosophy and religionBL 80 .2 .R53x 1989
Routledge dictionary of JudaismBM 50 .N47 2004
Ebsco ebook Collection
South Asian folklore; an encyclopediaGR 302 .S58 2003

DIRECTORIES and OTHER RESOURCES:
America's alternative religionsBL 2525 .A55 1995
Ebsco ebook Collection
Association of religion data archiveshttp://www.thearda.com/
Complete idiot's guide to religions online [2000]Ebsco ebook Collection
Cyber worship in multifaith perspectivesBL 550 .T34 2006
Directory of African American religious bodiesBR 563 .N4 D57 1995
Directory of religious bodies in the United States [1977]BL 2530 .U6 M44
Give me that online religion [2001]Ebsco ebook Collection
Goddesses in world mythology(REF) BL 473 .5 .A66 1993
Gods and heroes: a quick guide to the occupations, associations and experiences of the Greek and Roman gods and heroes [1977]BL 727 .H3x
Guide to the godsBL 473 .L43 1992
Handbook of denominations in the United States(REF) BL 2525 .M425 2005
New historical atlas of religion in America(Folio) G 1201 .E4 N4 2000
(AGS-Atlases) At.800 C-2001
Place-names in classical mythology: GreeceDE 25 .B45x 1989
Room's classical dictionary: the origins of the names of characters in classical mythologyBL 727 .R58 1983
Who's who in religion [1975/76-1985]
Current
BR 569 .W48x
Marquis Who's Who
World treasury of religious quotations; diverse beliefs, convictions, comments, dissents, and opinions from ancient and modern sources [1966]BL 29 .W6
Yearbook of American and Canadian churches (latest)(REF) BR 513 .Y4

INDEXES:
Abstracts in anthropology1970-2008GN 1 .A2x
Anthropological literatureLate 19th Cen. +Resources A-Z
ATLA with ATLASerials1949 +Resources A-Z
Catholic periodical and literature index1939 - 1992
1981 +
(compact) AI 3 .C32
Resources A-Z
Humanities index
Humanities full text
1974-1995
1984 +
(REF annex) AI 3 .R4912x
Resources A-Z
Index Islamicus1906 +Resources A-Z
Index to Jewish periodicals1988 +
1963-2001
Resources A-Z
Z 6944 .J4 I5x
New Testament abstracts1985 +Resources A-Z
Old Testament abstracts1978 +Resources A-Z
Philosopher's index1940 +Resources A-Z
Religion index one: Periodicalssee ATLA
Religious and theological abstracts1958-2007BR 1 .R286

Helpful Hints for Searching the Online Catalog
The following are examples of the Library of Congress subject headings that can be used in searching PantherCat, the online catalog. Consult the Library of Congress Subject Headings [(REF) Z 695 .L6952x], or ask a Librarian for assistance.
To look for specific cultural groups:

religion and afro-americans
creek indians and religion
mythology, hawaiian

To find geographic or specific religious materials:

australia and religion
mythology and mexico
hinduism

To find aspects of religious studies:

art and religion
death and religious aspects
mythology and political aspects

INTERNET:
There are many sources of information dealing with the study of religion and mythology on the Internet. See the online Resources by Subject/Major: Philosophy and Religious Studies guides for a list of some good starting points.

mod 9 August 2011


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