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Religion
Quick Religion Reference Sites
  • Adherents.com
    "Adherents.com is a growing collection of over 35,500 adherent statistics and religious geography citations -- references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 3,300 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, movements, ultimate concerns, etc."
  • Glossary of Religious Words and Terms
    Provides an extensive guide to the words and terms associated with many religions. Some terms are linked to more in-depth explanations.
  • Internet Sacred Texts Archive
    "The largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet. The site is dedicated to religious tolerance and scholarship."
  • New Religious Movement Profiles
    Contains profiles of religious groups and movements ranging from the Amish to Zoroastrianism. Each report gives a brief history, a discussion of beliefs, a list of sacred texts, links to other web sites and a bibliography of print resources.
  • Patheos.com
    Founded in 2008, Patheos.com is the premier online destination to engage in the global dialogue about religion and spirituality and to explore and experience the world's beliefs.
Specific Religions and/or Religious Organizations:
  • Bible Gateway
    Now you can search the Bible in the language or version of your choice.
  • Biographies of the Popes
    From The Catholic Encyclopedia, online version.
  • Catholics on the Net
    Learn the teachings of the Catholic Church, visit the Vatican homepage, use the Catholic Internet Directory and much, much more!
  • Church Directory of the United States
    The "most complete church directory on the web. Churches are listed in all of the 50 states and certain other parts of the world."
  • The Clarion Herald
    The official newspaper of the Archdiocese of New Orleans
  • Gutenberg Digital
    The digital images of the complete Gutenberg Bible.
  • New Orleans Churches
    "The purpose of this site is to provide visitors to the New Orleans area with a single resource for locating area churches, both for purposes of worshiping while in our city, and to view the historic architectural treasures that many of our area churches represent."
  • Patron Saints Index
    This site is a collection of topics with patron saints, and profiles of those saints. Profiles have biographical information, prayers to and by the saints, areas of patronage, links to related sites, etc.
  • ZenGuide
    "The ultimate online guide to" Buddhism.

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