A comprehensive tool for researching all aspects of Biblical studies. Included are Bible texts, concordances and the Oxford Bible Commentary. Researchers have access to the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Oxford Companion to the Bible, timelines, a special Tools & Resources section with informative tables and charts, and access hundreds of searchable images and maps from The Oxford History of the Biblical World, The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible, Oxford Bible Atlas.
Encompassing religions practiced throughout the world, this resource contains thousands of reference items that cover matters of belief and practice, celebrations and holidays, important individuals and events, and significant and sacred places. Overviews of more than 50 religions are included, covering such topics as agnosticism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Shinto. Also included are extensive reference entries on religion in every country, plus thousands of primary sources, including images and video, along with the text documents.