HELPFUL RELIGIOUS STUDIES LINKS


Oriental Research Archives
Contains great information about Ancient Near East

Ecole Initiative
Encyclopedia of Early Church History

Babylonian and Near Eastern Resources
Questions about the relationship between Babylonian and Sumerian narrative?  Want to learn the finer points of Babylonian etiquette?   Stop Here!  Need to pursue ancient documents?  This is the place?  Looking for money?  Go some place else.

Links to Ancient Rome
One of the first places to look for information regarding ancient Roman civilization, culture, writings and artifacts.

Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library
In addition to general Buddhist resources, this page offers links to resources regarding Zen, Yogacara, Theravadan, and other streams of Buddhist thought.

Su Tzu's Chinese Philosophy Page
This site has content which might be of interest to those looking for general information and has many links related to Taoist Philosophy.

Catholic Resources on the Net
Complete with Saints and Vatican II Documents, this is one of the better Catholic resource sites.

A Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet
This site provides links to classical Christian literature throughout the ages, including canon documents, catechisms, and works of the Early Church Fathers.

Christus Rex
This site is complete with tours of Vatican City and is also one of the most visited sites on the Web related to religious resources.

A Guide to Early Church Documents
Maintained by Gary Bogart and John Brubaker, this Institute for Christian Leadership site contains many pointers to resources available over the Internet relating to the early church, including such items as canonical documents, creeds, and Apostolic writings.

Avesta
This cool site has archived numerous texts and rituals related to the study and practice of Zoroastrianism.

Byzantium Studies
With a link to the ARGOS system, a search engine for all things of antiquity, this site will help you explore the mysteries of Byzantium.

Ancient and Classical Cultures
Internet resources of interest to classicists and novices alike.

AncientSites
A cool site for Ancient History buffs. Alright, so it requires money to subscribe, but you be the judge: is it worth the cost? Still, it has some great free rooms, so check it out.

The Early Church Fathers
A 38-volume collection of writings from the first 800 years of the Church. This collection is divided into three series, Ante-Nicene (ANF), Nicene and Post-Nicene Series I (NPNF1), and Nicene and Post-Nicene Series II (NPNF2).

Greek Mythology Link
Recall these ancient stories...and note the numerous parallels to more familiar literature.

Queer Resources Directory
A one-stop shopping spree for sites related to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered studies

Bulfinch’s Mythology on-line
A classic--but at points critically flawed--text.  Brush up on your Greek and Roman mythology...it will improve your Cultural Literacy Quotient (C.L.Q.)

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Don't know the difference between Heidegger and Hormel Chili?  Need to know what "phenomenological" means? Look here.

The Perseus Project
An evolving digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world and beyond. Collaborators initially formed the project to construct a large, heterogeneous collection of materials, textual and visual, on the Archaic and Classical Greek world.

Patristic Literature
A web site offering many great links for the serious study of Early Church documents and social world.

The Rome Site
Interested in any aspect of Ancient Roman civilization? Look here.

Introduction to World Religions: An Internet Resource
A great site that explores the major religions of the world.

Internet Encyclopedia of Judaism
Totally killer Judaica site. Need anything on Judaism, start here!

Religions in America
What your Sunday School teacher DID NOT tell you about...

History of Western Civilization
A little rusty on your knowledge of Western Civilization? Then read this pdf.

Women’s Studies Database
From the University of Maryland, this comprehensive website is a must for all students and scholars interested in this critical field of research.

Women and Gender Studies
Another great resource.  Notice all the related links on this site.  You could spend hours here.

UnCover
A database of current article information taken from well over 18,000 multidisciplinary journals. UnCover contains brief descriptive information for over 8,800,000 articles which have appeared since Fall 1988. UnCover offers you the opportunity to order fax copies of the articles from this database. BUT TO SEARCH THE DATABASE...NO COST!

Project Guttenberg
Books on line for free.  One massive project...and well worth a visit.

Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Just what the title suggests.  Who says there is no truth in advertising?

Religious Tolerance Organization
An Ottawa-based web site which promotes religious tolerance through offering encyclopedic knowledge about world and regional religions. Also a great site concerning homosexuality and religion.

Resources for Gay Christians
Being a Christian can sometimes be difficult, but being a gay Christian can prove to be more complicated. There can be discrimination by conventional and “straight” communities, and sometimes persecution from their fellow Christians as well because of their lifestyle conflicts with the Christian belief that homosexuality is a sin. This website will certainly be of assistance. [Thanks to Mrs. Jacobs and her students for suggesting this URL!]

Internet Resources for the Academic Study of Religion
Looking for information regarding a research topic in religion?  Try this site.

Religion On-Line
More than 550 articles and chapters which you can read, download, and print. Topics include Old and New Testament, Theology, Ethics, History of Religion, Comparative Religions, Sociology of Religion, Religion and Communication, Pastoral Care and Counseling, Homiletics, Liturgy and Worship, Missions and Religious Education.

Internet Resources for the Academic Study of Religion
A rather comprehensive site for use by students and scholars alike.  Good electronic research starts here.