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Religion Web Resources

General Sources
ABZU: Guide to the Ancient Near Eastthis guide from the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute is a prime resource for history, religion, art and archaeology.
Adherents.comcomprehensive source for statistics on religious adherents. Search by religion or location.
American Religion Data Archivesa collection of both membership data for the different congregations, and an extraordinary amount of opinion survey data.
American Religious Experienceencourages the development and publication of American religion manuscripts and images on the World Wide Web.
Academic Info on Religiona comprehensive set of links to documents, religious texts, and more for all religions.
American Association of Pastoral Counselors
Bible Browsernine translations, with advanced search features.
BeCaL - Belief, Culture and Learning Information Gatewayhere you will find peer-reviewed educational and research resources concerning belief, culture and values.
Early Church Online Encyclopedic Documents Pagea meta-index covering several existing document sites, Catholic and Islamic.
Grief Net
Image Database for Biblical Studiesfrom the Yale Divinity School, this site provides teaching and research images from the field of biblical studies.
Internet Sacred Text Archivea nonprofit site containing the single largest religious text archive on the internet.
OnLine Instructional Materials in Religion
Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerancea collection of essays on divisive religious issues, sponsored by an objective nonpartisan group interested in bringing people together.
The Pluralism Projectfrom the Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University. For the study and documenting of the growing religious diversity of the United States, with a special view to its new immigrant religious communities. Includes images, research, calendars and many other links.
Religion Religions Religious Studiesinformation and links for study and interpretation of religions.
Religions of the WorldMinnesota State University's guide to the world religions.
Religious Freedom Restoration Act
The Religious Movements Homepage @ the University of Virginiaone of the primary goals of this site is to promote religious tolerance and appreciation of the positive benefits of pluralism and religious diversity; contains profiles of some 200 groups.
Religious and Sacred Textsanother good online source for full text religious writings.
Religious Studies Pagean outstanding index to WWW religion links, all faiths.
Religious Studies Web Guidean enormous collection of links.
VIRTUAL RELIGION INDEXif I was only going to list one religion site, this would be it. It has everything, for all religions: religious texts, libraries, psychology and sociology of religion, ethics and moral values, biblical studies, comparative religion.
Wabash Center Guide to Internet Resources for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
Buddhism
Academic Info Religion: Buddhist Studiesan annotated directory of internet resources on Buddhism.
Buddhanet.netstrives to provide Buddhists from all traditions with tools to help them develop their practice.
Buddhism Linksfrom Gene Thursby's excellent Religious Traditions page. From here you can get to everything else important.
Buddhist Studies URLs: Substantial Scholarly Buddhist Sources
Resources for the Study of Buddhismprovides links to general sources on Buddhism.
World Wide Web Virtual Library of Buddhist Texts
Christianity
Religions of the WorldMinnesota State University's guide to the world religions.
Religious Studies Web Guidean enormous collection of links.
Resource Pages for Biblical Studiesintended to be a resource for the study of early Christian writings and their social world.
VIRTUAL RELIGION INDEXif I was only going to list one religion site, this would be it. It has everything, for all religions: religious texts, libraries, psychology and sociology of religion, ethics and moral values, biblical studies, comparative religion.
Hinduism
Hinduism Linksfrom Gene Thursby's excellent Asian Traditions page.
Hindu Universeprovides links to over 17,000 sites on Hinduism.
Hindu Web Universean excellent site with search capability for Hinduism sites on the web.
Introduction to Hinduisman excellent explanation, interspersed with hypertext links to important Hindu texts and other links.
Bhagavad Gita As It Isa scholarly edition with word for word transliterated. Sanskrit and English translation.
The Brahma-Samhitatraditional vedic prayers.
Islam

Academic Info: Islamic Studiesan annotated directory of internet resources on Islam and the Muslim world.
Islamic Texts and Resources Metapagea linking page with many interesting Islam links.
Islamic Thoughtextensive links to Islamic history, jurisprudence, theology, science, comparative religion, more. Includes a lot of full-text material.
Muslim Women's Leaguemany full-text articles & speeches and related links.
The Quranin English.
Quran Browsera tool to search the Quran (Koran) by passage or word part.
The Islam Pagea good resource for any information on Islam. Contains over 20 pages of links.
Judaism
Academic Info Jewish Studiesan annotated directory of internet resources on Judaism, including texts.
Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directoryincludes access to an article database, as well as an excellent set of links.
Anti-Racism Resourcesincludes "A Virtual Tour of Auschwitz" and a "Cybrary of the Holocaust."
FAQ on Hasidic Culture and Customs
Jewish Virtual Librarya living encyclopedia of Judaism.
Judaism 101an online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs.
Judaism and Jewish Resourcesgood overall index to news, mailing lists, archaeology, museums, holocaust studies, Israel, the arts, books, more.
Teacher's Guide to the Holocaustincludes a timeline of anti-Semitism from 1918 and has many links to documents, photos, glossary definitions, and other sites.
Time-Line for the History of Judaism3000 B.C.E. to the present.
The Ultimate Jewish/Israel LinkLauncher4,601 Links!

Mythology
Bulfinch's Mythology
Classical Mythologya source on classic mythology covering both Greek mythology and Roman lore.
Encyclopedia Mythicaover 1500 definitions of gods, legendary creatures, etc.
Non-Graeco-Roman Mythology

Other Religions
Adherents.comcomprehensive source for statistics on religious adherents. Search by religion or location.
African Traditional Religioncountry by country statistics, bibliographies, maps, etc.
Asian Traditionsincludes links to religious traditions such as Confucianism , Jainism, Shinto, Sikhism and Taoism.
Academic Info China Studies: Religion & Philosophyan annotated directory of internet resources, including texts.
Gateway to Sikhismone of the best resources on the internet for researching Sikhism.
Jainism: Jain Principles, Tradition, and PracticesColorado State University site on Jain study.
Sikhismmany helpful links on Sikhism.
Taoism Information Page
Taoist Restoration Society
The Tibetan Book of the Dead
Witchcraft Bibliography Projectcitations on historical witchcraft.
Zoroastrianism
Zoroastrianism Pagesingle best resource for Zoroastrianism information.
Yahoo Guide to Different Faiths and Practices


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