Religions and Cultures Subject Guide
Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Articles (including peer-reviewed articles)
To find a specific journal or article for which you have the title of the journal, see our E-Journal Finder.
For more information on finding articles, see How to find articles.
- ATLA Religion Database with ATLAS Serials
ATLA covers world religions, Bible Studies, Church history, and religious perspectives on social issues. It includes articles from journals, essays from multi-author works, and book reviews. No abstracts. 1949-onwards. Updated semi-annually.
Searching Scriptures (video tutorial)
This research tool allows you to browse by book, chapter and verse of the Bible. For example, you can find comments on Job, chapter 32, verse 17. You can also select articles that are published in scholarly/ peer-reviewed journals and published in a specific time frame.
Searching against subject headings for sacred texts of world religions (video tutorial)
This allows you to search for specific subjects in a sacred text.
- Academic Search Complete
A major multi-disciplinary English-language fulltext database. Indexes academic journals, magazines and some newspapers. Includes abstracts and links to articles. 1975 onwards. Updated daily.
For a complete list of databases relevant to Religions and Cultures research use the Concordia Libraries Database Finder.
To find theses, from Concordia and from elsewhere, see How to find theses, dissertations and MBA research papers.
RELI 210 Religion in Practice
Resources used in the workshop:
Subject specific ex. ATLA, Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Multidisciplinary ex. Academic Search Complete, JSTOR
Newspapers ex. Canadian Newsstream (formerly known as "Canadian Newsstand"), Eureka.cc
Theses ex. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, Spectrum
Citations management tool
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RELI 409 Methodology and the Study of Religion
RELI 233 Women and religion