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Resources in religious studies available to the Rosemont community.
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    Enter a term in Credo's main search box to search across a variety of scholarly reference titles at once. You can also browse through reference books by clicking Find A Book in the purple bar at the top of the page and then selecting from the left-hand list of subjects.

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Reference Books at Kistler Library

All listed books are available in the reference collection in the Information Commons.

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A dictionary of non-Christian religions - Edward Geoffrey Parrinder
Call Number: BL31 .P36 1973
ISBN: 0664209815
Publication Date: 1973

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A new dictionary of religions - John R.Hinnells
Call Number: BL31 .N48 1995
ISBN: 0631181393
Publication Date: 1995

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A reader's guide to the great religions - Charles J. Adams
Call Number: BL80.2 .A35
Publication Date: 1965

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Contemporary American religion - Wade Clark Roof
Call Number: BL2525 .C65 2000 V.1 & 2
ISBN: 0028649281
Publication Date: 2000

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Encyclopedia of religion - Lindsay Jones
Call Number: BL31 .E46 2005 V.1-15
ISBN: 0028657330
Publication Date: 2005

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Encyclopedia of science and religion - Wentzel Van Huyssteen
Call Number: BL240.3 .E53 2003 V.1 & 2
ISBN: 0028657047
Publication Date: 2003
Articles by scientists of many fields, philosophers and thinkers from all the major world religions present a variety of perspectives on the major scientific discoveries of our time and their effects on our religious belief system.

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Encyclopedia of the American religious experience: studies of traditions and movements - Charles H. Lippy
Call Number: BL2525 .E53 1988 V.1
ISBN: 0684180626
Publication Date: 1988

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Historical atlas of the religions of the world - Isma'il R. Al-Faruqi
Call Number: BL80.2 .F28
ISBN: 0023364009
Publication Date: 1974

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New historical atlas of religion in America - Edwin S. Gaustad
Call Number: G1201 .E4 N4 2001
ISBN: 019509168X
Publication Date: 2001
Located with the atlases in the Information Commons.

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The concise encyclopædia of living faiths - R. C.Zaehner
Call Number: BL80.2 .Z3 1967
ISBN: 0807011517
Publication Date: 1967

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The encyclopedia of American religions - J. Gordon. Melton
Call Number: BL2525 .M449 1978 V.1 & 2
ISBN: 0084346437
Publication Date: 1978

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World Christian encyclopedia: a comparative study of churches and religions in the modern world, A.D. 1900-2000 - David B. Barrett
Call Number: BR157 .W67 1982
ISBN: 0195724356
Publication Date: 1982

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World scripture: a comparative anthology of sacred texts - Andrew Wilson
Call Number: BL29 .W63 1991
ISBN: 0892261293
Publication Date: 1991

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