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Background Information

Find encyclopedia or dictionary entries related to philosophy or religion in these resources.

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This subset of the full Cambridge Histories series includes:
  • The Cambridge History of Judaism
  • The Cambridge History of the Bible
  • The Cambridge History of Christianity
  • The Cambridge History of Islam
 
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EBR includes extensive information about the Bible, how it was received in Christian churches and the Jewish Diaspora, and how it is viewed by other world religions.  Includes articles about the Bible in literature, art, music, and film.  Volumes 1, 2, and 3 currently available.  [more info]
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Search most of JMU's reference collection for background articles from encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.  [more info]
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Journal Articles

Use these databases to find scholarly journal articles in philosophy and religion.

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Link Finder Plus

Link to full-text.

 

ILL/Article Delivery

Library will scan articles from bound and microform journals and email them to you in 24-48 hours or obtain from another library in a week or so, with no charge to you.

 

For further assistance on using Check for Full Text, go to Check for Full Text FAQ's.

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Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ...  [more info]
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Citations and some full text to international periodicals, books, and book chapters on religion and theological studies...  [more info]
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Search through hundreds of full text journals, books, and other published resources pertaining to the humanities from around the world...  [more info]
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Indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, monographs, multi-authored works and book reviews on Islam.  [more info]
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Full online text and images for back issues of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, anthropology, sociology, literature, etc.  [more info]
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Search through topics related to world religions, epistemology, and much more...  [more info]
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This link searches three multidisciplinary databases--OmniFile Full Text Mega, Readers'' Guide Retrospective and Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective--at once. Searches retrieve articles as early as 1890 and as recent as yesterday, from both popular magazines and academic journals.  [more info]
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Books & Videos

Find books or book chapters related to philosophy or religion topics using these resources.

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Collection of over 2100 books of high quality in the humanities online...
 
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Citations and some full text to international periodicals, books, and book chapters on religion and theological studies...  [more info]
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Early English Books Online™, 1475-1700 (EEBO) provides digital access to more than 100,000 literary and historical classics....  [more info]
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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century...  [more info]
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JMU Library Catalog (LEO) is the online catalog of materials in James Madison University Libraries.  [more info]
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Electronic versions of classic books about individual liberty. These texts go back some 4,000 years...  [more info]
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Catalog of over 62 million titles cataloged by libraries worldwide ...  [more info]
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Images

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Image database containing over 1 million images in subject areas such as art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, world history, literature and more.  [more info]
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Magazine Articles

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Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ...  [more info]
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This link searches three multidisciplinary databases--OmniFile Full Text Mega, Readers'' Guide Retrospective and Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective--at once. Searches retrieve articles as early as 1890 and as recent as yesterday, from both popular magazines and academic journals.  [more info]
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Primary Resources

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Abzu guides the user to data on the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean world...  [more info]
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Electronic versions of classic books about individual liberty. These texts go back some 4,000 years...  [more info]
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Searchable full-text collections, in English and/or Latin, of the writings of philosophers and theologians from antiquity into the 20th century.  [more info]

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Reviews

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Index and full-text source for scholarly journals and magazines ...  [more info]
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Citations and some full text to international periodicals, books, and book chapters on religion and theological studies...  [more info]
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Websites

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Meir Bar-Ilan is a Senior Lecturer at Bar-Ilan University. His home page contains much useful information on Second Temple Judaism and the OT Pseudepigrapha, much of it in modern Hebrew, some in English.  [more info]
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A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion:  [more info]
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For more resources see the complete list of Philosophy & Religion Databases.

 

 

 

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