RELIGIOUS STUDIES LINKS

  • Ecole Initiative
    An encyclopedia of Early Church History. No longer updated but a good set of archived materials.
  • Babylonian and Near Eastern Resources
    Questions about the relationship between Babylonian and Sumerian narrative? Want to learn about the finer points of Babylonian etiquette? This is the spot.
  • A Guide to Christian Literature
    This site provides links to classical Christian literature throughout the ages, including canon documents, catechisms and works of the Early Church Fathers.
  • A Guide to Early Christian 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 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 Worlds
    A 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).
  • Bulfinch's Mythology
    A classic—but at points critically flawed—text. Brush up on your Greek and Roman mythology...it will improve your Cultural Literacy Quotient.
  • 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.
  • The Roman Project
    Interested in any aspect of Ancient Roman civilization? Look at this interesting site designed for sixth graders at the Dalton School.
  • Project Guttenberg
    First e-book site on the net...and still holding strong. Read online for free.
  • Diotima
    This site useful for the study of women and gender in the Ancient world.
  • 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.
  • Religion Online
    More than 6000 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.
  • The Baha'i Faith
    Offical site for those persons interested in this religious tradition.
  • Catholic Net
    Site on Catholic teachings and history; highly commercial and political.
  • Diamond Way Buddhism
    A good site for learning the basics of Buddhism, although the majority of the content focuses on the teachings from a lay school of Tibetan Buddhism.
  • Hinduism Today
    The monthly magazine affirming Sanatana Dharma and recording the modern history of a billion-strong global religion in renaissance.
  • JSOURCE
    Extensive Jewish Studies library.
  • Virtual Jerusalem
    Explore myriad aspects of Jewish life and culture on this commercial web site. Complete with bulletin boards, chat rooms, free virtual postcards and even a personnals section.

CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA

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