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Religious Studies Pathfinders

Religious Studies Pathfinder

Explore the history of world religions.



Worldbook Advanced is the perfect place to start your research.  Just type in the religion you are researching. 


 eBook resource

World Religions Reference Library. Michael O'Neal and J. Jones, Eds. Detroit: UXL, 2007. 1144 pp. 6 vols.


Web Pages and Web Portals

Virtual Religion Index. Links to resources on world religions, including Biblical Studies, Buddhist Tradition, Christian Tradition, Comparative Religion, East Asia, Ethics & Moral Values, Greco-Roman Studies, Hindu Studies, Islamic Tradition, Judaic Studies, Philosophy & Theology, Psychology of Religion, and more.

Look up: Religion & Beliefs from A collection of dictionaries about a variety of religions and beliefs such as Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Judaism. Include: Rakefet (Encyclopedic Theosophical Glossary - Dictionary of words and expressions relating to theosophy, philosophy and mystical terms), Easton's Bible Dictionary, Bible Names, Theological and Philosophical Biography and Dictionary, Angels, Armin Zoroastrian terms, Glossary of religious terms, Official Christianity Glossary for Introduction to Religion, Official Judaism Glossary, Buddhism Glossary.Major Religions of the World. Quick overviews of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Shinto, and Taoism.

Major Religions of the World. Quick overviews of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Shinto, and Taoism.

World Religions. Annotated links to Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, Zen Buddhism. Includes a link to Academic Info Religion Gateway which directs you to Ancient History of Religions, Eastern Religions Gateway, Cults (Religious Movements), Gnosticism, Islamic, Jewish, and Native American Religious Studies, Religions in Canada, China, and United States, Women and Religion, and others.

World Religions from Features include: Timelines of World Religions, Timeline: Origin of Major Religions, I Ching, Hypertext Bible, Age of Reason, Sacred Books of the East, and Sacred Sexuality. World religions include: Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Jainism, Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, Mormonism, Paganism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, and Zoroastrianism.

Religion from BBC. A - Z of religions and beliefs: Atheism, Bahá'í, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Mormon, Paganism, Sikhism. Religions covered: Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Mormon, Protestant, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Nation of Islam, Pagan & Earth-Based, Secular Philosophies, Scientology, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism, Unitarian Universalist, and Zoroastrianism.

Religious Symbols: An illustrated glossary from Dozens of symbols relating to religion, magic, mysticism, and mythology. Click on a thumbnail to view a larger picture, and learn the uses, description and meaning of the symbol.