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Useful Websites - Religion

Faiths & Denominations  

The Bahai World (www.bahai.org)

The official Bahai website, sponsored by the Bahai International Community organization. 

Buddhanet.org (http://buddhanet.net)

The site developed primarily for Buddhists provides access to full-text primary and secondary materials as well as study guides.

Catholic Online (http://catholic.org)

Searchable.  Content includes a large online historical and biblical database.

Hinduism Today

http://www.hinduismtoday.com

A searchable site sponsored by the nonprofit educational Himalayan Academy.

Islamic Studies, Islam

http://www.uga.edu/islam

Links and resources on Islam including primary source material and scholarly research.

Judaism and Jewish Resources

http://www.shamash.org/trb/judaism.html

Links and resources on Jewish religion and cultural.

​Orthodox Church of America (http://oca.org)

A comprehensive site with many links and resources to Orthodox Christianity.

The Pluralism Project (http://www.pluralism.org)

First developed by Diana L. Eck at Harvard University, this site studies and documents the growing religious diversity of the United States, especially in immigrant communities.

Religion Facts

This website provides reliable information — "just the facts"  on a wide variety of religions, belief systems, and world views as well as the rituals and customs that go along with them.  

​​Scientology (http://www.scientology.org/home.html)

The official site of the Church of Scientology International.

​Sikh Home Page (http://www.sikhs.org0

This web site is an excellent introduction to Sikhism, the world's fifth largest religion, and Sikh history, culture and philosophy.

​Virtual Religion Index (http://www.virtualreligion.net/vri/)

This site analyzes and highlights important content of religion-related websites to assist students in research.

General Reference

The ARDA

“The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion."​

BibleGateway

“Bible Gateway is a searchable online Bible in more than 200 versions and 70 languages that a user can read, research, and reference anywhere."

Bible Hub

The website provides free access to Bible study tools, e.g., commentary, dictionary, concordance, atlases, and more.

Internet Sacred Text Archive

The “largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet."

Virtual Religion Index

This site analyzes and highlights important content of religion-related websites to assist students in research.

A Visual Glossary of Religious Symbols



Updated 5/21/18​