Online versions of the first, second and third editions of this encyclopedia, a standard in its field.
Searches are possible in both English and Arabic transcription. 1st edition published 1913-1936; 2nd edition published 1960-2002; and the third edition was begun in 2007, and is being added to continuously.
Includes material from several reference works including: Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Islamic World: Past and Present, The Oxford Dictionary of Islam, The Oxford History of Islam, and What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam.
Indexes 1,400 international journals in the study of religion and provides full text to 100+ journals. Coverage extending back into the 19th century with 1881 as the earliest date of coverage.
Includes Catholic Periodical and Literature Index 1981-present
Topics include: Biblical Studies, world religions, Church history, and religious perspectives on social issues