HOW TO FIND RELIGION SOURCES
Religion in America
Religions Other Than Christianity
Both the Rome and North Atlanta libraries have extensive religion collections (shelved in the 200s section), which may be searched.
When searching the Shorter library catalog for material on the Bible, keep in mind that subject headings for books of the Bible take the following forms:
Book of Genesis
Bible O. T. Genesis
("O. T." stands for "Old Testament")
Book of Mark
Bible N. T. Mark
("N. T." stands for "New Testament")
using the library catalog. In addition to these materials, the following are also available:
ATLAS Full-Text Plus, 1949 - current
Humanities index, April 1974 - current.
Rome, Index section, main floor. (Also available online as Wilson Humanities Full-Text *; indexing, 1984 - current; abstracts, 1994 – current; full-text, 1995 - current.)
Readers' guide, 1922 - 2003 (print).
Religion and Philosophy Collection* (indexing, 1984 - current ; full-text, 1990 - current)
Rome, Index section, main floor. (Also available online* as Reader's Guide Full-Text *; indexing, 1983- ; abstracts, 1984-; full text, 1994- ).
The reference collection offers a number of Bibles, concordances, commentaries, encyclopedias and dictionaries of religion, and other sources. Samples of these are shown below; they are arranged according to topic.
Eerdmans dictionary of the bible.
Rome, R 220.3 Ee7
Index of biblical images: Similes, metaphors, and symbols in scripture.
North Atlanta, R 220.3 W63i
The literary guide to the Bible.
North Atlanta, R 220.66 L71
The new interpreter's Bible. (Multi-Volume Set)
Lawrenceville, North Atlanta, Riverdale, Rome, R 220.77 N42
The Oxford companion to the Bible.
Lawrenceville, North Atlanta, Riverdale, Rome, R 220.3 M56o
A Baptist bibliography.
Rome, R 286.016 B22
Historical dictionary of the Baptists.
Rome, R 286.03 B72h
Historical dictionary of Catholicism.
Rome, R 282.03 C69h
Handbook of denominations in the United States.
North Atlanta, Rome, R 280.973 M46h
The complete library of Christian worship. (Multi-Volume Set)
North Atlanta, Rome, R 264.009 C66
The concise Oxford dictionary of the Christian Church.
Rome, R 270.03 C74
Introduction to the history of Christianity.
Rome, R 270 In8
World Christian encyclopedia: A comparative survey of churches and religions AD 30 - AD 2200.
Rome, R 230.003 W89
Religion In America
Bibliography of religion in the South
Rome, R 280.0975016 L66b
Dictionary of American religious biography. (Multi-Volume Set)
Rome, R 209.22 B67d
Dictionary of Baptists in America.
Rome, R 286.0973 D56
Encyclopedia of American religions.
Rome, R 277.03 M49e
The encyclopedia of American religious history.
North Atlanta, R 200.973 Qu3e
Religions Other Than Christianity
The complete guide to Buddhist America.
Rome, R 294.30973 C73
Historical dictionary of Buddhism.
Rome, R 294.303 P91h
Historical dictionary of Hinduism.
Rome, R 294.503 Su5h
The illustrated guide to world religions.
Rome, R 291 Il6
Historical dictionary of Judaism.
Rome, R 296.03 So4h
The Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion.
Rome, R 296.03 Ox3 (Also available as an eBook.)
The Oxford history of Islam.
North Atlanta, R 297.09 Ox2
Religion: A cross-cultural encyclopedia.
North Atlanta, Rome, R 200.3 L57r
The Wilson chronology of the world's religions.
North Atlanta, R 200.202 L57w
Dictionary of fundamental theology.
Rome, R 230.03 D56
The encyclopedia of evangelicalism.
Rome, R 270.8203 B21e
Encyclopedia of fundamentalism.
Rome, R 280.4 En1
*Part of the Database Offerings in GALILEO, Georgia's Virtual Library.