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This excellent one-stop resource lets you search citations and summaries by keyword and then instantly retrieve the full text of articles from journals online. The Get Text button helps you locate any article without linked full text in alternate online sources or in UNLV's print journal collection.
"hebrew bible" AND war <= use quotation marks to find the exact phrase Hebrew Bible
quran AND trees <= it's OK to leave out apostrophes and capital letters
"new testament" AND women AND "mary magdalen" <= capitalize AND to see results with all search terms
Brownrigg, Ronald. Who's Who in the New Testament. Oxford University Press, 2002. Includes all the people mentioned by name in the New Testament as well as some who remain unnamed like the centurions at Capernaum and Calvary, together with certain political and religious groups, such as the Sadducees and the Essenes.
Selman, et al. Macmillan Dictionary of the Bible. Macmillan Publishers Ltd., 1998. Entries consist of the main people, places, customs, religious and cultural aspects, events, and institutions of the Bible.
Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Leiden: Brill, 1960-2005.
Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Leiden: Brill, 2007-.
The Encyclopaedia of Islam (New Edition) offers an overview of Western perspectives on the Islamic world. Descriptive articles cover Muslims of many origins, tribes and dynasties, crafts and sciences, political and religious institutions, the geography, ethnography, flora and fauna of the various countries, and the history, topography and monuments of the major towns and cities. In its geographical and historical scope it encompasses the old Arabo-Islamic empire, the Islamic countries of Iran, Central Asia, the Indian sub-continent and Indonesia, the Ottoman Empire and all other Islamic countries.
Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Leiden: Brill, 2001-.
Encyclopaedic dictionary of qur’ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’ānic studies. Includes direct access to 62 early printed western Qur’āns online
Choose World Edition, then select a country or region; find Religion on the left-side table of contents to see demographics of religions in each country.
Cultural reports for 187 countries and territories each including 25 categories such as land and climate, history, personal appearance, greetings, gestures, family, diet, holidays, economy, education, health, and events and trends.
Alternate name: Culturegrams World Edition