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Humanities

General guide for Humanities; also includes resources for Asian Studies, American Studies, Creative Arts, European Studies, Jewish Studies, Liberal Studies, Middle East Studies, and Religious Studies.

Asian Religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Chinese Religions)

Online (web):

Online (SJSU):

Books in the King Library:

  • The Pali Canon [Theravada Buddhist Scriptures]. Oxford: Pali Text Society, 1997-2005. [King Ethnic Studies Reference 5th Floor BQ1332.E54 D38 1997]
  • Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, 12 vols. New York: Parke, Austin & Lipscomb, 1917. [King Reference 2nd Floor PJ 408 .S3]

Christianity

Online (web):

Books in the King Library:

  • Bettenson, Henry Scowcroft. The Early Christian Fathers; A Selection from the Writings of the Fathers from St. Clement of Rome to St. Athanasius. London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. [King 6th Floor BR63 .B4]
  • Charles, R. H., ed. The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English. 2 Vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1968. [King Reference 2nd Floor BS1692 1968]
  • Pritchard, James B., ed. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1969. [King Reference 2nd Floor BS1180 .P83 1969]
  • Richardson, Cyril Charles. Early Christian Fathers. Philadelphia: Westminister Press, 1953. [King 6th Floor BR60 .R5]

Islam

Online (web):

Books in the King Library:

  • Abdel Haleem, M.A.S., trans. The Qur'an. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. [King 6th Floor BP109 2004]
  • Ali, A. Yusuf, trans. The Holy Qur'an. Indianapolis: American Trust Pubns. for the Muslim Student's Association of the United States and Canada, 1977. [King 6th Floor BP109 1977x]
  • Khalifa, Rashad, trans. Quran: The Final Testament. Tucson: Islamic Productions, 1989. [King Reference 2nd Floor BP109 .K44 1989]
  • Sells, Michael, trans. Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations. Ashland, OR: White Cloud Press, 1999. [King Nonfiction 3rd Floor 297.1226 Quran]

Judaism

Online (web):

Books in the King Library:

  • The Dead Sea Scriptures, with introd. and notes by Theodor H. Gaster. Garden City, N.Y. Anchor Books, 1976. [King Reference 2nd Floor BM487 .A363]
  • Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures [The new JPS translation according to the traditional Hebrew text]. Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society, 1985. [King Reference 2nd Floor BS895 .J4 1985a]
  • The Talmud [Talmud Bavli]: the Steinsaltz Edition. Commentary by Adin Steinsaltz. New York: Random House, 1989- [King Reference 2nd Floor BM499.5 .E4 1989]