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  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2

    Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2

    English-language reference source for philosophy,' has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.

  • Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

    Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

    Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment from Oxford: Describes the concepts and themes of the Enlightenment period and its impact on politics, religion, philosophy, and art.

  • Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture

    Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture

    Surveys the major facts, concepts, theories, and speculations that infuse the present understanding of time. Explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and creative artists from ancient times to the present.

  • Heroes and Heroines of Greece and Rome

    Heroes and Heroines of Greece and Rome

    Features well-known heroic figures, as well as the demigods, nymphs, sorceresses, and other creatures that inhabited the mortal world and figured prominently in the myths of the heroes and heroines.

  • Holidays Symbols and Customs, ed. 4

    Holidays Symbols and Customs, ed. 4

    Describes the origins of holidays around the world. Explains where, when, and how each event is celebrated, with detailed information on the symbols and customs associated with the holiday.

  • Gods and Goddesses of Greece and Rome

    Gods and Goddesses of Greece and Rome

    Represents a wide range of deities in the Greek and Roman pantheons, from Zeus and Jupiter to Eos and Quirinus. Includes discussions of the significance of the given deities, the mythology surrounding them, and the forms of worship associated with them.

  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

    Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays

    Written for students in middle and high school, offering in-depth information on such holidays as Children's/Youth Day, Christmas (and related celebrations), Halloween and Festivals of the Dead, Hanukkah, Independence Day (Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, etc.), Kwanza, Yom Kippur, New Year celebrations and many others. 4 volume set.

  • New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009

    New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2009

    A supplement to the New Catholic Encyclopedia that focuses on the theme of science and the church.

  • New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

    New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2010

    This supplement focuses on the Church in Modern History, particularly WWII and after. It also includes about 200 entries on the men and women who have been beatified or canonized since 2003.

  • New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

    New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011

    This supplement covers the areas of art, music and literature. It includes articles written by specialists and scholars, bios of the beatified and canonized since 2010 as well as entries on other relevant current Catholic issues, events and topics, such as: Internet and the Church, Pope Benedict XVI, popular culture, sex abuse crisis, television and Catholicism, and women artists and Catholic art.

  • New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013: Ethics and Philosophy

    New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2012-2013: Ethics and Philosophy

    This supplement covers a wide range of topics including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics, philosophy of literature, art, and music, political philosophy, and philosophy of law. It contains numerous articles of special interest to Catholic thought and culture covering such areas as the philosophical aspects of love, hope, wisdom, marriage, friendship, death, pain and suffering, the human person and the human soul,

  • Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

    Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

    Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation: A source for information about the religious and social changes that altered the face of Europe in the sixteenth century, encompassing not only issues of church policy and theology but also developments in politics, economics, demographics, art, and literature.

  • Religion and Politics in America: An Encyclopedia of Church and State in American Life

    Religion and Politics in America: An Encyclopedia of Church and State in American Life

    This encyclopedia provides an overview of the interrelation of religion and politics from colonial days to the present.

  • UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

    UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

    Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies. Coverage spans a diversity of cultures, including standard Greek/Roman entries as well as Native North and South American traditions, Norse mythology, Asian Pacific mythology, Judeo-Christian tradition, and Islamic and Hindu mythologies.

  • Witchcraft in America

    Witchcraft in America

    This fascinating and informative source covers the history of witchcraft in the United States from the hysteria that facilitated the witch hunts during the colonial period to modern day followers of Wicca.

  • World Religions Reference Library

    World Religions Reference Library

    A thorough, objective resource covering the history, traditions and worldviews of dominant and less prominent religions and their sects and offshoots.