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Course & Subject Guides

African Studies and African Country Resources @ Pitt: Religious/Islamic Databases

This guide provides selected high-quality resources on the global, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the continent of Africa and its countries. It features individual country pages as well as sources searchable by topic or country.

CERIS - Islamic Studies Resources

Islamic Studies extends from the 7th century to the present and across broad geographical areas of the world. It includes the history and cultures of Muslim majority countries from Morocco to Indonesia as well as Muslim minorities living in Europe and the United States. It encompasses many languages, literatures, and disciplines, including geometry, law, economics, music, and architecture. Image of Islamic Art by Alex Proimos at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikipedia Commons

Selected Internet Resources

Religion-Related Databases

The Middle East is home to many religions, including three of the world's major religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. These three religions have figured greatly into many historic events as well as the daily affairs of the countries within the Middle East. The following databases will aid in the search for information about Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.