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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Religious Studies

Guide to library resources for the study of religion.

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• spirituality--[name of country/continent]

• [name of country/continent] --religion

• [name of religion]



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• archives 

• correspondence

• diaries

• interviews

• manuscripts

• sermons

• sources (collections of primary sources are often subject labeled as "sources")