Religious Studies

Contemporary American Religion

Alternative Titles
Contemporary American Religion (GVRL)
Description
More than 500 articles cover the broad range of popular religious culture of the United States at the close of the twentieth century. Beliefs, practices, symbols, traditions, movements, organizations, and leaders from the many traditions in the pluralistic American community are represented. Also includes cults and phenomena that drew followers, such as Heaven's Gale and UFOs. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9663
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Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature

Alternative Titles
Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature (GVRL)
Description
Provides biographical and critical essays on 223 writers connected to or concerned with the Holocaust, as well as separate essays on 307 of their works. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1939-1945
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9657
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Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center Digital Library

Alternative Titles
Core Texts Collections
TBRC
Description

Includes images of approximately 4,000 Tibetan Buddhist texts. To access images in the Core Texts Collection, search the the Knowledge Base which contains information about Person's kin, teachers and students; important social, political and religious institutions (Corporations); Places, and the interrelationship between Places; and detailed catalogs of large collections (Outlines).

Note: Some materials in the Core Texts Collection are copyrighted. Materials restricted by copyright are not available online. The only access is on a sample request basis via physical (kiosk) access at the TBRC offices in Cambridge, MA. 

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9649
Access
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Old Testament Abstracts (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Old Testament Abstracts Online (EBSCO)
Description
Old Testament Abstracts Online is a product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Biblical Association. The database features indexing and abstracts for journal articles, monographs, multi-author works, and software related to Old Testament studies.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9635
Access
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Index to Jewish Periodicals

Description
Index to Jewish Periodicals is the definitive index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Titles include Contemporary Jewry, Holy Land Studies, Jewish Culture & History, Journal of Palestine Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and many more. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Index to Jewish Periodicals is intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs. Journal coverage dates back as far as 1988.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1988-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9597
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ARTstor

Alternative Titles
ART Stor, ARTStore, ART Store
Description

The ARTstor Digital Library provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences, and includes an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.

Collections are used for teaching and study in a wide range of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more. All University of Michigan community members may search and view images; ARTstor requires registration to download images and use the software tools.

 

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9539
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Catholic Periodical & Literature (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index Online (EBSCO)
Description
The Catholic Periodical and Literature Index (CPLI) Online is the product of a partnership between ATLA and the Catholic Library Association. The database covers all aspects of the Catholic faith and lifestyle, and includes index citations of articles and reviews published in Roman Catholic periodicals, Papal documents, church promulgations, and books about the Catholic faith that are authored by Catholics and/or produced by Catholic publishers.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9385
Access
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Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition

Alternative Titles
Encyclopaedia of Islam
Encyclopedia of Islam
Brill Online Reference Works
Description

The electronic version of the Encyclopaedia of Islam contains the entire text of volumes I to XI and Supplement (Volume XII) of the monumental printed edition. Additional search facilities, enhanced by the inclusion of two original indices (Index of Proper Names, Index of Subjects) and the Supplement enable the user to efficiently search and combine data from a vast corpus of over 12,000 printed pages. The Encyclopaedia also permits searching in both English and Arabic transcription.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
New edition begun in 1954
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9339
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Historical Atlas of the Islamic World

Alternative Titles
Historical Atlas of the Islamic World (GVRL)
Description

Among the great civilizations of the world, Islam remains an enigma to Western readers. Now, in a beautifully illustrated historical atlas, noted scholar of religion Malise Ruthven recounts the fascinating and important history of the Islamic world.Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Map(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9157
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Index of Christian Art

Alternative Titles
index to christian art
Description

Provides subject and iconographic access to over 200,000 photographic reproductions of Christian art in the east and west from early apostolic times up to A.D. 1400. Includes bibliographies for all works of art covered. (Images are not included.)

Type
Article Index
Coverage
100 - 1400 A.D.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9061
Access
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