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The library provides access to a wide selection of books, theses and journals in religious studies, in printed or electronic form. Oria, the search box above, is used to search the catalogue. If you are unable to locate a book you may make a purchase request or interlibrary loan. For assistance in literature search please contact your academic librarian below.
Selection of new books
See also the list of journals in Oria.
On the shelves
Books in religious studies are found at the Library of humanities, second floor. Classification:
200-210: Religious studies in general; theory and method
|201.4: Classes of religion: polytheism, shamanism etc.|
|201.6: Religion in popular culture|
|201.7 and 322.1: Religion and politics|
|202.1: Deities and other superhuman beings|
|202.2-3: Religion and humankind: sin, karma, eschatology|
|203-4: Religious practices: sacrifice, worship, pilgrimages|
|207: Religious education|
|210-219: Philosophy of religion|
|294: Indic: Buddhism, Hinduism etc.|
|230-289: Christianity||295: Zoroastrianism|
|292: Classical religion||296: Judaism|
|293: Germanic religion||297: Islam and Bahai|
|299: other religions|
|299.1:||299.6: African religions|
|299.3: Egyptian religion||299.7-8: Native American religions|
|299.5: Chinese religions||299.9: New religions|
306.6: Sociology and anthropology or religion