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Finding God in Cyberspace: A Guide to Religious Studies Resources on the Internet

This metasite provides "a selective listing of the best Internet resources of interest to religious studies scholars and students of religion." Finding God in Cyberspace offers annotated links to print and digital resources on the Web, including e-texts, e-journals, multimedia and graphics, and software; online communities for religious study; teaching resources; and gateways to relevant sites in...

http://www.aclame.net/1207lewi1.htm
Comparative Religion: A Directory of Internet Resources for the Academic Study of Religion

This metasite, created by Mike Madin of the University of Washington, is a well-organized and useful collection of resources for religious studies. Links are organized into six sections: General Directories and Pages, Women and Religion, Art and Religion, Eastern Religions, Western Religions, and Religion in the Americas. Subsections include Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, and...

http://www.academicinfo.net/religindex.html
Beliefnet.com

Founded by a former national editor for US News and World Report and the founder of The New England Monthly, this site is designed "to do whatever it takes to help individuals meet their own needs in the realm of religion, spirituality and morality." The site is a smorgasbord of inspiration, reportage, instruction, and commentary on religious and spiritual issues and experience. Menu sections...

https://www.beliefnet.com/
H-Buddhism

This latest H-Net discussion list "has been created to serve as a medium for the exchange of information regarding resources, events, projects, publications, job listings, and so forth, among the worldwide Buddhist scholarly community." Subscription information and discussion lists are available at the H-Net site.

https://networks.h-net.org/h-buddhism
Judge Ruled in Favor of UNC Chapel Hill’s Qur'án Assignment

On Thursday, a federal judge refused to grant a temporary restraining order to prohibit a requirement that incoming freshmen and transfer students at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill read and discuss a book about the Koran. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit argued that the book --_Approaching the Qur'án: The Early Revelations_, by Michael Sells, a professor of religion at Haverford...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2002/0816
BBC: Civilisations

The rise and fall of civilizations over the history of humankind is a difficult thing to accurately depict in graphic form, but this BBC online presentation is a wholly engrossing way to look at the transformation and dissemination of religions and ideologies. Guided by the presence of a virtual ant that weaves its way across the introductory screen, the screen displays a metaphorical phrase from...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/tools/civilisations/
Yale Divinity School: AdHoc Image and Text Database on the History of Christianity

Designed as part of the Yale Divinity Digital Image and Text Library, the AdHoc Image and Text Database is a web-searchable database that contains electronic images and texts related to the history of Christianity. Visitors may begin looking for relevant materials by a keyword search, or decide to peruse a list of categories for browsing. The categories available include listings organized by...

https://web.library.yale.edu/digital-collections/adhoc-image...
Spirituality in Higher Education

There has always been a great interest in the spiritual beliefs of young people, and in the past few decades, an increasing interest in the beliefs of those young people in colleges and universities around the United States. One group that is intently interested in this topic is the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at the University of California at Los Angeles. The Institute's primary...

https://www.spirituality.ucla.edu/
The University of Chicago Martin Marty Center

The idea for establishing an institute for the advanced study of religion at the University of Chicago originated in the early 1970s, and it seemed to be a natural fit for the school. After all, the oldest part of the University was the Divinity School. Just such an institute was established in 1979, and in 1998, it was renamed after Professor Martin Marty, who had served as a professor in the...

https://divinity.uchicago.edu/martin-marty-center
Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative

In an effort to provide a large set of high-quality digital resources for the study of religion, the American Theological Library Association and Association of Theological Schools established the Cooperative Digital Resource Initiative (CDRI). Drawing on the extensive holdings of its member institutions, including Vanderbilt University, the Hartford Seminary, and Boston University, CDRI has...

https://dl.atla.com/collections/cooperative-digital-resource...
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