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Religious Studies

Important resources for the study of religion at the University of Michigan

Find materials in our library

In our Catalog Advanced Search, select Subject from the drop down menu and search on terms such as 

  • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
  • Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church -- ca. 30-600
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church -- approximately 30-600
  • Jewish Christians -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600
  • Messianic Judaism

Or search for particular persons / figures, authors or titles, or by language. You can also do a simple keyword search with terms such as Second Temple period, Jewish Christianity, etc

Find specialized literature

To find specialized literature, search the following databases 

For a broader search across article and book length literature, try Library Articles Search 

Reference works & portals

See also the following from Oxford Bibliographies, Jewish Studies (available via ILL)

"Second Temple Judaism" Annette Yoshiko Reed

Text collections / corpora