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Religious Studies

This guide provides an overview of resources for the academic study of religion.

Reference Materials

It may be useful to begin your inquiries into the theoretical and methodological approaches for studying religion by consulting one of the reference works listed below.  Several are devoted specifically to addressing the problems and methods of religious studies, and most provide citations for further reading. Below you'll also find encyclopedias and dictionaries for related fields (anthropology, sociology, and critical theory), which may be of use at some point in your research.

Resources: Religious Studies

Resources: Related Fields