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REL 121 World Religions: Canaanite

This guide is provide resources for study of Aztec, Baltic, Canaanite, Hittite, Inca, Mongol and Sumerian civilizations.

Using Power Search : Hands-on Instructions

Power Search

Articles, books, films, and more...

Enter your topic to find additional articles, books, films, etc.  If you are doing this from a computer that is not connected to the Edison network, you will then need to click  at the top of the page, and log in by selecting Edison State Community College as your Institution, and entering your name and library card number (located on the back of your Edison Student ID). 

Enter the words Hebrew religion or Hebrew mythology or Hebrew history into the Power Search. You may also search for deities by name. Use the Refine Results column on the left side of the page to narrow the results. Ask Nancy, Amanda or Elsa for assistance. Our telephone number is 937 778 7950. E-mail us at

Click on a "Full Text" link to display the article/resource. Click on the article/resource Title to get an Abstract (description) of the article/resource, and then click the "Cite" link to find your MLA  or APA Citation.

OhioLINK Electronic Book Center


Click on the electronic link and the computer will take you to the book. Enter your name and library barcode when required.

 Ancient Canaan and Israel: New Perspectives

 The table of contents provides flexibility in moving to the desired part of the book.

 Gale Encyclopedia of World History: Governments

 Enter Kingdom of Israel into the search box.

 The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

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Enter Kingdom of Israel into the search box.

 A Dictionary of Creation Myths

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Search for Hebrew.

 Search in the table of contents or the search box at the top of the page.

Edison Catalog

Use this search box to find books and other materials at the Edison Library.

OhioLINK Catalog

Use this search box to expand your search and find books and other materials at the 80+ college and university libraries in Ohio - delivered free to the Edison Library!

Books in the Reference section

EBSCO Electronic Books (read on the computer screen)

These books are available in the in EBSCO databases.

Select EBSCOhost Web.

Select Ebook Collection (EBSCOhost).

Search for your ancient religion. Click on eBook Full Text to read the book.  Then, click the Search Within icon to look for specific words within the book.

Other print books in the Edison Library

These may have useful information. Use the index to look for religious belief and practice in Canaan.

The conquest of civilization. D59 .B78 1954

The encyclopedia of religion and war. Reference  BL80.3 .E53 2004.

Illustrated dictionary of mythology: heroes, heroines, gods, and goddesses from around the world. Reference  BL303 .W55 1998.

A world treasury of myths, legends, and folktales: stories from six continents. Reference  BL 311 .B5613 2000.

World mythology. BL311 .W66 1993.

Thematic guide to world mythology. BL312 .S76 2004.

Historical atlas of world mythology. BL311 .C26 1988.

Myths. BL315 .M95