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The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy, Religion
Length:
277,800 words
2006 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title ... There has been a long tradition of interest in philosophy in the Islamic world, and it is the aim of this comprehrensive reference work ... More
A Dictionary of Buddhism

A Dictionary of Buddhism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
231,393 words
Illustration(s):
20
This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of ... More
A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
196,971 words
Illustration(s):
1
This highly readable guide to Judaism contains a wealth of information on every aspect of Jewish belief and practice, both ancient and modern. From Maimonides to Methuselah, Kabbalah to ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Religion
Length:
472,930 words
Over 6,000 entries ... Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this is an indispensable guide for both students and the general reader. It ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
495,618 words
Illustration(s):
1
Abridged from the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, this Concise version is written by an expert team of 80 international and multi-faith contributors. It contains entries on ... More
A Dictionary of the Bible

A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
283,640 words
"Snappy entries elucidate hazy Biblical events." – Christopher Hirst, The Independent ... A Dictionary of the Bible is the most acclaimed, accessible, and ... More
Dictionary Plus Religion

Dictionary Plus Religion   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Religion
Length:
745 words
This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on faiths, people, institutions, and organizations relating to all areas of religion. These entries are supplementary to ... More
The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences
Length:
1.56 million words
2005 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source ... 2005 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature is a landmark work in the ... More
Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
When Bedouin shepherds discovered the first of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947, one of the most fascinating mysteries of ancient history was exposed. Embedded in the 850 manuscripts ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1.29 million words
Illustration(s):
571
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture is the most comprehensive reference work in this complex and diverse area of art history. Built on the acclaimed scholarship of the ... More

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