Encyclopedia of Religion. Great place to start your research on religious topics. About 3300 scholarly entries give useful background and list relevant literature for more information.
Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions. Overview articles on Chinese religion by historical time period, religious tradition (including Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and popular religions). Also includes lengthy introductions to broad topics such as religious text, ritual, gender and religion, etc.
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