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Dictionaries, and other reference materials can be used to identify important concepts, and find definitions. The University of Lethbridge Library has a large collection of dictionaries related to religious studies. Following are a few of the key dictionaries related to Christianity:
The Continuum Dictionary of Religion by
Call Number: BL 31 C67 1994
Publication Date: 1994
Includes 5,000 entries which explain theological concepts, religious practices, deities, beliefs, religious articles, schools of theological thought, and religious groups and traditions. Each definition explains what a thing is and its significance to the religion to which it belongs; it also note similarities between the term defined and ideas in other religions and refer the reader to those entries either through embedded cross-references.