Search across dozens of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and biographical sources in any of these platforms. For SPECIFIC religious traditions or topics, check out the other tabs.
Cambridge Companions to Religion: Not exactly a database but rather a book series with titles dedicated to religious traditions, movements, phenomena, or personalities, e.g. Miracles, Feminist Theology, C.S. Lewis, Gandhi, Puritanism. 37 titles in all.
Cambridge Histories Online: Cambridge History of the Bible, New Cambridge History of the Bible, Cambridge History of Christianity, Cambridge History of Islam, New Cambridge History of Islam, Cambridge History of Judaism, Cambridge History of Religions in America.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: A multi-disciplinary collection of reference works, including African American Religious Cultures (2009), Contemporary American Religion (2000), Encyclopaedia Judaica (2007), Encyclopedia of American Religions (2003), Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2004), Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World (2004), Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2006), Encyclopedia of Religion (2005), Encyclopedia of Science and Religion (2003), Hispanic American Religious Cultures (2009), New Catholic Encyclopedia (2003) and Supplements (2009, 2010), New Encyclopedia Supplement, Jubilee Volume: The Wojtyla Years (2001), Religious Myths and Visions of America: How Minority Faiths Redefined America's World Role (2009), Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices (2006).
Credo Reference Online: A multi-disciplinary collection of reference works, 40+ of which are about religion.
Sage Knowledge: Social Sciences focused reference works, such as Encyclopedia of Anthropology, Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience, Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, and Culture:
Oxford Handbooks Online: Religion: 26 handbooks, including Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies, English Literature and Theology, Eschatology, Feminist Theology, Global Religions, Jewish Studies, New Religious, Philosophical Theology, Religion and Emotion, Religion and Science, Systematic Theology, The Sociology of Religion, Theological Ethics. Check the box “Provided by library” filter on the left to limit your search to ASU’s full-text subscription content.
Oxford Reference Online: The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (Third Revised Edition), The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture, Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation.
Columbia Contemporary American Religion Series: A series of 21 titles, many focusing on individual religions and denominations.
Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions, 9th ed., 2017.
|Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Confucianism||Islam||Christianity|
|Cambridge History of Christianity (9 volumes).|
|Encyclopedia of Buddhism, 2007.||New Cambridge History of Islam|
|Encyclopedia of Buddhism, 2004.||Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, 2004.||The Routledge Companion to the Christian Church, 2008.|
|Encyclopedia of Hinduism, 2004.||Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, 2012.||Who's Who In Christianity, 1998.|
|Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online||The Cambridge companion to American Islam||Brill's New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World|
The Encyclopedia of Taoism, 2012.
|Encyclopedia of Muslim-American history, 2010.||Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies|
|Fifty Eastern Thinkers, 2004.||Encyclopedia of Islamic Civilization and Religion, 2008.||Routledge Companion to Early Christian Thought, 2010.|
|Cambridge Companion to Sufism, 2015.||
New Catholic Encyclopedia, c2003: Includes the following supplements:
|The Qur'an: An Encyclopedia, 2006.|
|The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2011.|
|The Encyclopedia of Protestantism, 2004.|
|The Reformation World, 2000.|
Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 1992: Two print copies available.
|Europa Sacra, 2004.|