The Harper Collins Dictionary of Religion by Jonathan Smith; William S. Green (Editor); American Academy of Religion Staff
Call Number: REF 200.3 H23
Led by general editor Jonathan Z. Smith, a team drawn from the American Academy of Religion has collected more than 3,200 entries written by 327 leading experts from around the world and across the theological and religious spectrum. Designed for the general reader, this highly accessible resource addresses everything from the great living traditions such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism and Judaism to the very latest new religions. Diverse topics -- from the experience of women in Islam to the troublesome realities of religion and violence -- are covered with compelling facts and figures, eloquent prose, and riveting accuracy.
The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions by John Bowker (Editor)
Call Number: REF 291.03 OX2
The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions is an exceptionally wide-ranging A-Z reference guide to the history, beliefs, dogmas, practices, individuals, customs, and artifacts of the worlds religions past and present. As well as detailed information on individual religious traditions, there are fascinating general entries on common topics such as prayer, ethics, asceticism, confession, cosmology, art and architecture, and music.
The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.
A Concise Dictionary of Classical Mythology by Pierre Grimal; Stephen Kershaw (Editor); A. R. Maxwell-Hyslop (Translator)
Call Number: REF 292.13 G88D
A concise edition of Grimal's original dictionary of ancient Greek and Roman myths and legends, covering all major characters and including eight geneological tables of the relationships between gods and men. Entries concentrate on principal versions of each, including only major variations.
Who's Who in Classical Mythology by Adrian Room; McGraw-Hill Education Staff
Call Number: REF 292.1303 R67W
Who's Who in Classical Mythology is a comprehensive dictionary of classical names that contains more than 1,200 entries detailing the origins of Greek and Roman mythological themes.