Items remaining to be added to the database

  • An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols by J. C. Cooper (Reference Collection, BL603 C66)
  • Encyclopedia of Creation Myths by David Adams Leeming (Reference Collection, BL325 C7 L44 1994)
  • The Encyclopedia of Religion edited by Mircea Eliade (Reference Collection, BL31 .E46 1995)
  • Encyclopedia of Religious Rites, Rituals, and Festivals edited by Frank Salamone (Reference Collection, BL31 .E47 2004)
  • Encyclopedia of religion and ethics (Reference Collection, BL31 .E43)
  • The book of miracles : the meaning of the miracle stories in Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam Kenneth Woodward (BL487 .W66 2000)

Note: in the WCC Library, try browsing the BL section in either the Main or the Reference collections.




Use Academic Search Premier from EBSCO to find magazine and journal articles. Specifically, you'll find the Religion and Philosophy Collection to be useful.



  • The Hutchinson dictionary of world mythology (eBrary)
  • World mythology edited by Roy Willis (Reference Collection, BL311 .W66 1993)
  • Mythology for Dummies by Christopher Blackwell (Research Topics Carrel, 28-day loan, BL312 .B53 2002)
  • The Complete Idiot’s guide to classical mythology by Kevin Osborn (eBrary)
  • Larousse World Mythology edited by Pierre Grimal (BL311 .G683 1973)

Also look at the works of Joseph Campbell