Religious Studies: Other Suggested Resources
User-friendly tool for locating and downloading US Census data and other demographic resources. Social Explorer is also an on-line tool for creating maps with this data for export as image files.
An abridged translation of a Persian encyclopedia that is one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world. Particularly strong in coverage of Shiʿi Islam. Still a work-in-progress; not many volumes of the translation have been completed yet.
Digital archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, containing some 250,000 articles covering Jewish news around the world from 1923-present.Coverage of antisemitism, the Holocaust, the story of Soviet Jews, Israel, and other topics of interest to students of modern Jewish life.
Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences
Digital collection of Islamic manuscripts, maps, and published texts from Harvard’s library and museum collections covering the 13th to 20th centuries and representing many regions, languages, and subjects.
This online encyclopedia covers the history and culture of Jews in Eastern Europe from the beginnings of their settlement in the region to the present day. Includes primary documents, images, audio, video, and maps.
Encyclopedia covering the history of Jewish women. Includes thematic essays (e.g., abortion, Hadassah) as well as biographical entries.
Collection of searchable Bibles consisting of 10 English versions, Greek and Hebrew versions, 4 ancient versions, and 42 versions in other languages, as well as lexicons, dictionaries, commentaries, and maps.
Online version of the Encyclopedia of Religion and Society (AltaMira Press, c1998). Covers world religions, religious perspectives on political and social issues, and religious leaders and scholars around the world.
Online encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion, including an image gallery and genealogy tables.