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Religion and the Constitution

Visit the eBooks page for links to thousands of ebooks from several providers. RPCC Library's ebook collections are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students will be prompted to login with their Library User ID or Alt. ID, and PIN to access these ebooks from off-campus.


Academic Search Complete: Articles from 5,500+ journals and other sources, multiple subject areas.

nullGale In Context: Biography: Biographies, magazine articles, images, and website links for more than 900,000 people.

Britannica Online Academic Edition: A full-text encyclopedia with video, maps, & more.

nullFilms On Demand: Academic and Archival Films across all disciplines & Newsreels Collections.

nullGale Ebooks: Reference sources for just about any research topic.

nullJSTOR: The Scholarly Archive: articles from scholarly journals in the arts & sciences, humanities, business, etc.

nullOxford Reference: Full-text general and subject-specific reference sources.

nullReligion and Philosophy Collection: Covers over 300 journals on religious history, theology, and philosophy.

nullWorld Book Advanced: Full-text encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, images, and more.

Streaming Videos

The Black Church: This is Our story, This is Our Song

Earth's Sacred Wonders

A History of Christianity

Jesus and Islam

The Protestant Revolution

Religion in Contemporary Society

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Special Topics

Web Resources

Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) Provides quantitative data on American religion, including awesome maps of religious affiliations

BBC: Religions, this section of BBC: Religion & Ethics provides background information on numerous religious beliefs.

BBC: Religion & Ethics offers articles and multi-media resources on topics and controversies in religion and ethics from around the world.

The Bible, on Great Books Online, offers the American Bible Society’s KJV, 1999 edition with full-text searching, tables of contents and a quick verse finder, in addition to other related resources.

Discovering Sacred Texts from the British Library “provides access to the richness and diversity of the texts from some of the world’s greatest faiths.” It includes videos, digitized sacred texts, images, history, and more.

LGBTQ Religious Archives Network: An initiative which preserves history and encourages scholarly study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) religious movements around the world.

Official Denominational Web Sites from the Hartford Institute for Religion Research

Pew Research Center - Religion: Find nonpartisan information on global issues.

PRRI: Public Religion Research Institute conducts "independent research at the intersection of religion, culture, and public policy."

Shelf Resources (RPCC Library - Gonzales campus)

Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (print issues)


Browse Books, DVDs, and Other Shelf Resources by Shelf Number

BL 1 to BL 2790 – Religion. Mythology.

BM 1 to BM 990 – Judaism.

BP 1 to BP 610 – Islam.

BQ 1 to BQ 9800 – Buddhism.

BR 1 to BR 1725 – Christianity.

BS 1 to BS 2970 – The Bible.

BX 1 to BX 9999 – Christian Denominations.

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