This guide introduces you to resources for this subject area. The resources listed here are a small number of those available. For more information, contact a librarian at 303-963-3250, through Chat, or the Book a Librarian service.
BL 51-65 Philosophy of religion. Psychology of religion. Religion in relation to other subjects
BL 70-71 Sacred Books (General)
BL 71.5-73 Biography
BL 74-99 Religions of the World
BL 175-265 Natural Theology
BL 290 The Soul
BL 300-325 The myth. Comparative mythology
BL 350-385 Classification of Religions
BL 410 Religions in relation to one another
BL 425-490 Religious Doctrines (General)
BL 500-547 Eschatology
BL 550-619 Worship. Cults
BL 624-639.5 Religious Life
BL 630-632.5 Religious Organization
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Contemporary American Religion by Wade Clark RoofExplores contemporary American religion in all its diversity. In addition to profiling religious groups, from the modern forms of Catholicism and Judaism to cults such as Heaven's Gate and the Branch Davidians, the set includes articles on cultural, social, and legal issues, as well as holidays and celebrations, the arts, and other topics.
Encyclopedia of American Religious History by Queen, Edward L., II, Prothero, Stephen R. and Shattuck, Gardiner H., Jr.Encyclopedia of American Religious History, Fourth Edition outlines the numerous philosophers, personalities, social issues, and cultural histories of religious practices throughout American history. Special emphasis is placed on recent developments in religious life in this country and the historical contributions of people long neglected by mainstream religious historians, including African Americans, Native Americans, and women. In addition, an expanded introduction gives students a narrative historical overview of religion in America.