St. Ignatius

World Religious Traditions


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The World’s Great Religions   R 291 WOR

The Illustrated World’s Religions   R 291 SMI

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Religion   R 203 Enc

Encyclopedia of Religion   R 200 Enc 

Circulating Books 

How the Great Religions Began   290 GAE

God and World Religions: basic beliefs and themes    291 JOH


Click Here to do research on your religion and culture

Use the table of contents and indexes of books to help with this project.

Research Databases

Student Resource In Context A great place to start- filled with articles, biographies, and more that cover all subject areas

Great Lives from History worldwide coverage of important people, a great source for biographies on religious founders

Britannica On-line general encyclopedia, websites, magazines, primary sources, video clips

Modern World History articles, bios, and visuals 

History in Context:  U.S. and World Reference, articles from scholarly publications, and primary source

Religion & Philosophy Collection  articles on different types of religions, historic and current


Getty Images great visuals 

CIA World FactBook great statistics and data

Citing Sources

Wilsey Library citing sources website