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Religious Studies

Guide to key sources for research in Religion

Religious Rituals: Background information

Religious Ritual: Handbooks

Religious Ritual: Locating books

The Library has many resources on Religious Rituals.  Remember that a variety of terms can be used  and research material can also be  found in a wide-range of related subject areas including Anthropology, Indigenous Studies, Medicine,  Psychology, and Sociology. 

Use  Library Search Box to locate both book and journal material.

Ebrary is a great source of fulltext books such as:  Ritual: Perspectives and Dimensions by Catherine Bell

 

Religious Rituals: Databases

These Databases are great sources for locating journal articles and essays on religious ritual. 

ATLA Religion Database  -  note subject headings such as "Marriage custom and rites",  "Ritual-comparative studies" "Initiation rites"

Anthropology Plus

Bibliography of Asian Studies

JSTOR

MURA -  Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders Studies Online Catalogue

PsycINFO

SocINDEX with Fulltext  -  major index to sociological articles

Religious Rituals: Videos Online

Films on Demand -  over 4,000 streaming videos

Ethnographic Video Online

See also Library Catalogue for videos on DVD and VHS.