Religious Studies


Cambridge Companions searches across the Companions for Literature and Classics; Philosophy, Religion, and Culture; and Music.

The Cambridge Companions series offers collections of essays which are intended to serve as reference works for an inter-disciplinary audience of students and non-specialists. Addressing topics and figures ranging from Plato through Kant to Habermas, and philosophical movements such as the Scottish Enlightenment and German Idealism.

Muller's Digital Dictionary of Buddhism (DDB) is a compilation of Buddhist terms and texts--as well as names of temples, schools, and people--found in East Asian Buddhist canonical sources. The dictionary project, which began in 1986, is thought to be the most comprehensive compilation of Buddhist terms available in English today.

Updated edition of this lauded work on Judaism features more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists.

Provides access to over 13,000 articles covering nearly all aspects of Islam. Access to this resource includes an index of subjects and proper names. To access the Historical Atlas of Islam, please click here. To access the 2nd edition of the Encyclopaedia, please click here.

Provides a combination of indexing, abstracts, images, and full text for scholarly and general interest journals embracing all academic disciplines and spanning at least 25 years.

Provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Titles include Contemporary Jewry, Holy Land Studies, Jewish Culture & History, Journal of Palestine Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and many more. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs.

Includes full text for more than 300 journals covering world religions, biblical studies, history, political philosophy and more.

This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.