The Study of Religion
Welcome to the research guide for Comparative Religions. The resources in this guide have been chosen to aid you in your research and help you make this class a success.
On this page, see a quick list of resources to get you started.
The following can help you start your research.
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- Religion & Philosophy Collection
The Religion & Philosophy Collection is a comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy, and the history of philosophy.
- Approaching Religion
Publishes current research on religion and offers platform for scholarly debate within the field.
- Journal for the Academic Study of Religion
[Journal for the Academic Study of Religion] is the leading peer-reviewed journal of the Pacific region dealing with all aspects of the academic study of religion.
- The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions byCall Number: Ref. 200.3 Ox2ISBN: 9780198662426Publication Date:
The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions is the most wide-ranging A–Z reference guide to all aspects of the world’s religions, past and present. Whether the reader seeks quick, accessible answers from the short entries, or more detailed discussion from the longer, more discursive articles, it offers a wealth of unrivaled and unbiased, authoritative detail.
- Religion: Key Concepts in Philosophy byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9781441197061Publication Date:
The philosophy of religion is a core area in the study of philosophy, as well as being a subject of growing contemporary interest. It encompasses some of the major and most complex philosophical questions.
Humanities at Northwestern
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- School of Arts & Sciences
The departments within the school offer a total of fifteen majors and twenty minors at the undergraduate level and a master of arts in American studies at the graduate level.
- English, Foreign Language & Humanities
The Department of English, Foreign Language & Humanities offers a broad range of courses leading to the bachelor of arts degree in English or English education. Students may also pursue a minor in English, writing, or Spanish.