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Religions of the World: MSU Libraries' Selectors and Religion

This is a guide to researching religions of the world: Western and Eastern Christianity, Eastern religions, Islam, Bahai, New Age Movements, Judaism.

MSU Libraries' Selectors and Religion

The various area studies bibliographers have responsibility for the intersection of religion and life, history, politics, society, economics, development, etc. in their areas of the world. You can find their contact information here.  Religious studies, for which Agnes Haigh Widder is responsible, is principally concerned with the various faiths and their associated beliefs and texts. Terrie Wilson, Art librarian, and Grace Haynes, Music librarian, in Fine Arts are responsible for religious art and religious music. You can find contact information here for these librarians:

Deborah Margolis, Jewish studies, including Judaism; Middle Eastern Studies, including Islam; Western Asia; anthropology

Jessica Achberger, African studies

Erik Ponder, African studies; African American studies

Mary Jo Zeter, Latin American and Caribbean studies; Iberian studies; Italian studies; modern Greek studies

Anita Ezzo, Germanic studies

Terri Miller, Slavic, East European, Central Asian studies

Xian Wu, Asian studies

Zoe McLaughlin, South and Southeast Asian studies

Grace Haynes, Music

Terrie Wilson, Art

Diana Rivera, Chicano/a/Hispanic studies; Boricua studies

Amanda Tickner, Classical studies

Lydia Tang, Philosophy

Agnes Haigh Widder, Religious studies, creator of this guide; British history and studies; French studies, except Africa; medieval/Renaissance studies.


Agnes Haigh Widder, Humanities Bibliographer, A.M.L.S., M.A.

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