Religion & Spirituality
- About.com: Religion & Spirituality
A comprehensive collection of articles and web links covering all aspects of the world’s religions. About.com is a division of The New York Times.
- American Religious Experience
The American Religious Experience Project, sponsored by West Virginia University, offers scholarly articles and resources on the study of religion in America
- Internet Guide to Religion
A selective, annotated guide to a variety of resources in the study and practice of religion offered by the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion.
This site offers a tool which allows the user to select different religions and conduct a comparison of backgrounds and beliefs.
- Religion Index
Provides links to all the major religions and religious topics; maintained by the Rutgers University Religion Dept.
- About.com: Christianity Today – General Statistics and Facts of Christianity
Comprehensive resource with information about contemporary Christianity.
- Barna Group
The Barna Group provides primary research and hard-to-find statistics regarding Christianity in America.
- Bible Gateway
Searchable online bible, with specific links to passages and a topical index.
Contains the full text of Christianity Today's 13 magazines, top religion news, reviews, and two search engines with links to thousands of Christian web sites.
- Catholic Encyclopedia
The Catholic Encyclopedia proposes to provide full and authoritative information on Catholic interests, action and doctrine.
- About.com: Judaism
- Jewish Virtual Library
Developed and maintained by the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise. Comprehensive online Jewish encyclopedia, including articles, photographs, maps, and a virtual tour of Israel.
- Judaism and Jewish Resources
Created and maintained as a hobby by a private individual whose goal is to coordinate all the Jewish information across the Internet.
- Navigating the Bible
On-line bar/mat mitzvah tutor
- Union for Reform Judaism
- The Koran (Qur’an)
This English translation of the Koran, hosted by the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative, permits browsing and searching.
- Nation of Islam
The official site for the Nation of Islam. Includes a brief history, official Nation of Islam statements and articles from Reverend Louis Farrakhan, study guides, and contact information for Nation of Islam mosques.
- About.com: Buddhism
Sponsored by the Buddha Dharma Education Association based in Australia, Buddhanet provides access to Buddhist teachings as well as to the Buddhist online community.
- Resources for the Study of Buddhism
Created by a professor at San Francisco State University for use by his students.
- Show Me Dharma
Dedicated to making the study and practice of Insight Meditation available to Mid-Missourians.
- About.com: Hinduism
- Hinduism Today
Digital edition of Hinduism Today Magazine, produced by a monastic community based in Hawaii.
- Meeting God: Elements of Hindu Devotion
This interactive exhibit from the American Museum of Natural History explores many aspects of Hindu devotional life.
- Summary of What Most Hindus Believe
A simple summary of Hindu beliefs crafted by the publishers of Hinduism Today magazine.
Other Religions and Belief Systems
- About.com: Alternative Religions
Information and resources for dozens of non mainstream religions and practices including Baha’i Faith, Taoism, Church of Scientology, Aboriginal Shamanism, etc.
- Baha'i Faith
- Church and School of Wicca
- Deepak Chopra
Renowned teacher and author in the field of mind-body medicine.
- Eckhart Tolle
Spiritual teacher and author of bestsellers The Power of Now and A New Earth.
- Marianne Williamson
Spiritual teacher and author of bestsellers such as The Age of Miracles and A Return to Love.
- Scientology / What is Scientology