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Science and Religion: Home

Resources for study of the relationship of religion and the sciences.

Encyclopedias and Reference Materials

You'll find these materials in our Reference room.  They'll provide you with short articles and bibliographies on a range of topics in science and religion.

Science and Religion web sites

ATLA Religion Database

The ATLA Religion Database® is an excellent source for scholarly journal articles, book reviews, and essays in all fields of religion. Coverage is from 1949. Many articles are available in full text.

Here is a sample of relevant subject terms.  Try a search using these words as "subject":

  • Science and religion
  • Science--History
  • Science--Methodology
  • Scientists
  • Medicine--History
  • Cognitive science
  • Psychology, Developmental
  • Reasoning
  • Astronomy (or Biology, Physics, etc.)

For more subject terms, try a keyword search, identify an article you like and look to see what subjects were assigned to it.

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is an index to academic journals in the humanities, history, psychology, sociology, religion and philosophy. Many articles are available in full text.

Try searches for the following terms as "subjects":

  • Religion & science
  • Anthropology of religion
  • Belief & doubt
  • Religion & sociology
  • Psychology, Religious
  • Natural theology
  • Dualism (Religion)

You can also try a keyword search, identify an article you like, and look to see what subject terms were assigned to it to find similar articles.

Subject Guide

Karen Alexander

Subject terms for searching our catalog

Use these subject terms to find materials in our catalog. To find other relevant subject terms, do a keyword search, identify a title you like, and look to see what subjects have been assigned to it.