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Religion - General

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General Resources - Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy

 

 

The Association of Religion Data Archives

http://www.thearda.com 

"The ARDA allows you to interactively explore the highest quality data on American and international religion using online features for generating national profiles, maps, church membership overviews, denominational heritage trees, tables, charts, and other summary reports." Browse topics, get statistics, and view denominational profiles.

 

The ARDA: QuickStats, QuickLists

https://www.thearda.com/ql2010/

Contains links to information about various religious traditions within the U.S. and other nations.

 

The Arda: QuickStats, U.S. Surveys

https://www.thearda.com/quickstats/

"Browse dozens of topics and see responses from major national surveys, demographic patterns, and changes over time."

 

BBC--Religion & Ethics

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions 

Several articles on featured religions. From the British Broadcasting Corporation. "This page has been archived and is no longer being updated." (But still provides good background material.)

 

Beliefnet

http://www.beliefnet.com 

Information about different faiths, sacred texts, definitions, news, and inspiration.

 

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society

http://hirr.hartsem.edu/ency/index.html 

Prepared by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research, this online encyclopedia offers a browsable table of contents, articles, and references.

 

Holidays and Observances

 https://www.njla.org/holidays-and-observances-calendar

A calendar and information about holidays by category, such as by religion or other group (such as ethnicity or other kind of group, like veterans, women).

 

Interfaith

http://www.interfaith.org

"This is a strictly neutral and non-commercial project, that seeks to properly and without bias represent the various religions of the world, for comparative analysis, religious study, and spiritual reading." Offers information about various religions and their sacred texts.

 

Interfaith Calendar

http://www.interfaith-calendar.org/2020.htm

Holy days of many religions and denominations.

 

Internet Sacred Text Archive

http://www.sacred-texts.com/index.htm 

An "archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet." Browse by topic or search titles, authors, or subjects.

 

Ishwar.com

http://www.ishwar.com 

12 "classic" Religions. 34 Texts.  Sacred texts can be searched, shared, or downloaded.

 

Links to Multifaith and Religion Sites

http://www.conjure.com/religion.html 

A directory of links to websites arranged topically.

 

Official Denominational Web Sites 

http://hirr.hartsem.edu/denom/homepages.html 

A directory of links to official religious organizations and groups.

 

On Being

http://www.onbeing.org

An online companion to the radio program. Listen to entire archived shows, or playlists, read program details, find links to other resources, and more.

 

PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

https://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/

"An online companion to the weekly television news program." Explore current headlines and stories, locate information about special topics, or sign up for the newsletter. Also provides lesson plans for teachers. 

 

Pew Research Center: Religion

https://www.pewforum.org/religious-landscape-study/state/new-jersey/

Statisitics about religion within New Jersey.

 

The Pluralism Project

http://www.pluralism.org/index.php 

Weblinks, statistics, news, and a directory of religious centers.

 

Religion Explorer

http://www.religionexplorer.com 

"Religion Explorer is a powerful crawler based search engine that searches only in religion related sites."

 

The Revealer

http://www.therevealer.org 

"A daily review of religion in the news and the news about religion." Articles, links, and an article archive search.

 

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

https://plato.stanford.edu/index.html

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP), which as of March 2018, has nearly 1,600 entries online.

 

U.S. Religion Census

http://usreligioncensus.org/

Information and statistics about religion within the United States.

 

Virtual Religion Index

http://virtualreligion.net/vri 

Links to other sites of related interest. Both searchable and browsable by topic. 

 

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