Assignment: Texts and Images in Religious Traditions
Background: Online Resources from the Library
Background: Books from the Library
The books below represent just a few of the titles that might help you with your research. If you browse the reference shelves near each title, you will find more related works. For more, you might want to search the library's catalog.
Useful for understanding historical context. For each year lists events in the areas of politics, human rights, science, medicine, education, art, literature, agriculture, crime, population, and more.
Discusses a wide variety of themes, lists artworks related to them, an provides a list of further readings.
Books are arranged on the library's shelves by Library of Congress Classification. This is a system which organizes materials by general subjects. Once you have a call number from searching the library catalog, see this guide to call number locations at Mudd and the library floor maps to find out where a book might be on the shelves.
Here are a few call numbers for a few subjects that might be useful to know for this class:
- Religion--overviews: BL
- Hinduism: BL 1100-1295
- Judaism: BM and DS 100-151
- Islam: BP and DS 35
- Buddhism: BQ
- Christianity: BR