Religion HOME - Subjects

Academic Info: Religion Subject Index: "Internet resources for the study of religion; including pages on religious studies and comparative religion, Western, Eastern and American religions."

 

Bible Gateway: Capacity to "search multiple versions of the Bible in seven different languages. Search by keyword, location, or concept."

 

Catholic Encyclopedia: Catholic Online provides over five million pages of content within it's encyclopedia, the largest online historical and biblical database about the Catholic Church.

 

Gnostic Society Library: This library contains a vast collection of primary documents relating to the Gnostic tradition, including online full-text access to the Nag Hammadi library, Christian Apocrypha and Early Christian Literature, plus the most recent fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

 

Hartford Institute for Religion Research: A collection links to resources in the study of the sociology of religion.

 

Ibiblio: "Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. ibiblio.org is a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill."

 

Internet Sacred Text Archive: "An archive of full-text of electronic books about religion, mythology, legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics. Texts are presented in English translation and, in some cases, in the original language." Sacred books are available by religion.

 

Islamic History: A comprehensive index to islamic history sites in the following subject areas: Maps, Surveys of Islamic History, Pre-Islamic History of Arabia: The Jahiliyah, History of Islam During the Lifetime of the Prophet and the Rightly Guided Caliphs, History of the Islam in the Middle East, and Africa.

 

Jewish Encyclopedia: "This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations."

 

Religion on the Web: "A selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are involved in the study and practice of religion, including syllabi, electronic texts, electronic journals, web sites, bibliographies, liturgies, reference resources, and software." Provided by the Wabash Center.

 

Religious Texts: "Searchable Jewish and Islamic religious texts to assist with viewing of various issues from the perspectives of the sacred texts of each faith," compiled by Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement (the Compendium of Muslim Texts is currently unavailable).

 

Science and Religion: A list of resources relating the sciences such as physics and genetics with religion.

 

Search the KJV Bible: Search the King James Version of the Bible with this online concorance.

 

Theology and Religious Studies: Selected Internet sites in Theology and Religion prepared by the librarians at the Raynor Memorial Libraries of Marquette University.

 

Virtual Religion Index:This site is designed to advance research in matters of religion. There are some links that no longer work, but enough sources are still available on the study of religion.

Ancient History Encyclopedia: "This site is the web's full-text source of free information for Ancient History including definitions, articles, maps books, and illustrations." Enter search terms to locate specific sitesin multiple subject areas such as history, religion, architecture, etc.

 

Buddhanet: Translations of various Buddhist texts and teachings are available on this site sponsored by the Buddha Dharma Education Association, Inc.

 

Buddhism Ebook Second Edition: "Extensively revised and updated, Buddhism-The eBook, Third Edition is a self contained textbook for an introductory course on Buddhism. Designed for undergraduate level study, it provides everything students and teachers could expect from a printed text and more."

 

Catholic Encyclopedia: "The Catholic Encyclopedia proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine." Use this free online version in full text.

 

Dead Sea Scrolls at the Gnostic Society Library: A complete outline on the history of the scrolls including full texts of many scroll fragments found in eleven caves near Qumran.

 

Early Christian Writings: "Early Christian Writings is the most complete online collection of documents from the first two centuries with translations and commentary. Includes the New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, and Church Fathers. The site is copyright © 2001-2002 Peter Kirby."

 

Early Jewish Writings: "Early Jewish Writings is the most complete online collection of Jewish documents from antiquity with translations, introductions, and links. The site is copyright © 2004 Peter Kirby."

 

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society: " An attempt to bring together together in a single-volume compendium a state-of-the-art summary of the insights gained by the principal social sciences of religion: Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology."

 

Facets of Religion: "A private, non-profit organization which presents over 5000 images of religious works of art preserved in churches, cathedrals and monasteries all over the world."

 

Five Gospels Parallels: Study and compare the Five Gospels, the Four Canonicals and the Three Synopties by viewing parallel texts on screen simultaneously.

 

History Sourcebook Project: "The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented for educational use."

 

Judaism and Jewish Resources: A gateway to Jewish Resources.

 

Museum of World Religions: "The goal of the MWR is to offer the people's of the world a chance to understand different religions; provide the opportunity to choose their own life's spiritual beliefs; encourage free religious dialogue; and end religious disputes and conflicts." Use the image map to begin the online virtual tour of the Museum, which is located in New Taipei City, Taiwan.

 

Places of Peace and Power: "Photographs, writings and theories regarding sacred sites, power places, pilgrimage traditions, and ancient mysteries by anthropologist, photographer, and world traveler Martin Gray.

 

Religious Tolerance: "Information about many different religions, religion in the media, and controversial topics. Explores various aspects of religious practice across religions, as well as religion's negative and positive influences."

 

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: "A dynamic reference work, each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.

 

World Scripture: "World Scripture contains over 4000 scriptural passages from 268 sacred texts and 55 oral traditions. It is organized in terms of 164 different themes common to all traditions. This text is the result of a five-year project involving the collaboration of an international team of 40 recognized scholars representing all the major religions of the world. This archive contains the complete text of the original hardbound version."