Resources for Students
About.com - Religion
Links to sites on religion and spirituality.
Links to academic resources in religious studies, including on-line degree programs, maintained by independent scholar, Mike Madin, supported by on-line advertising.
Source of current statistical information about major religions.
American Academy of Religion
Home page of the primary professional society for scholars of religion.
Research projects sponsored by the Religion Division of the Lilly Endowment.
Links to texts from Harvard Classics, Bullfinch's Mythology, Fraser's The Sacred Bough, and other sources, including modern works in philosophy and theology.
Information about current religious developments in the United States.
Big Religion Chart
Admittedly limited attempt to compare beliefs and practices of 42 "belief systems" by summaries arranged in a grid: interesting, but for quick reference only.
Sponsored by Buddha Dharma Education Association, this site includes links to information on many different branches of the Buddhist tradition.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Links to public domain translations of ancient and medieval texts by Church fathers and mothers.
The official site of Christianity Today, the foremost magazine of evangelical Christianity.
Type in "religion" to locate information available in the on-line edition, as well as recent Yearbooks.
Encyclopedia of Religion and Society
On-line Encyclopedia of Religion and Society, with table of contents in alphabetical order, sponsored by Hartford Institute of Religious Research, Hartford Seminary (Connecticut) and edited by William H. Swatos, Jr.
Internet Guide to Religion
Rich source of sites on religious traditions; biblical studies; relation of religion to other aspects of culture, such as art, politics, social ethics; and religious pedagogy, sponsored by the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion.
Internet Public Library
Links to sites included in the Librarians Internet Index.
Designed for both Muslims and non-Muslims, this site contains information on the global Muslim community (ummah), including current events.
Links to classic texts, historical information, contemporary movements, sponsored by the Khalifah Project, seeking to integrate Islamic faith with reason and science.
Mysticism Resources Page
Links to information about traditional and modern forms of spirituality,
Rich source of information about inter-religious dialogue and the comparative study of religious traditions and communities, directed by Diana Eck of Harvard University.
Religious Diversity News
Searchable database of articles on religion in public media from 1997 to present, sponsored by the Pluralism Project of Harvard University.
Directory of links to information on major religious traditions, compiled by Susan Brumbaugh and posted by Stan Taylor, co-owners of Aphid Communications.
Religious Studies Web Guide
Resources organized by format (bibliographies, images, texts), religious traditions, and topics, maintained by Saundra Lipton (University of Calgary Library) and Cheryl Adams (Library of Congress).
Links to over 5,000 essays on topics related to inter-faith understanding, sponsored by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance.
Information about world religions, maintained by Gene R. Thursby, professor emeritus of University of Florida and author of books on Hinduism and new religions.
Society of Biblical Literature
Home page of primary professional society for the academic study of Jewish and Christian scriptures and related ancient texts.
Site maintained by Russell McCutcheon and students at University of Alabama, on theory and method of religious studies, including capsule biographies of major theorists.
World Council of Churches
Home page of the World Council of Churches with links to information about its more than 340 churches, denominations, and fellowships in over 100 countries and territories, representing 400 million Christians.
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