Note: Some texts are buried
deep in e-archives. If title link does not work, click source.
Mike Madin's pioneering Directory of Internet
Resources for Academic Study of Religion has developed into an index
for research in a wide range of fields from African Studies to World History.
Extensive descriptions & reviews of many sites, (e.g., American
eastern religions, gnosticism,
religious movements & women's
studies) make it a premier guide for
scholars from freshmen to professors.
Ernest Valea's detailed analysis of differences
between classic Christianity & eastern religions focuses on concepts of
Reality, the human
(or destiny), & evil,
with essays on special critical questions.
Searchable meta-index to the WWW
Virtual Library's resources in twelve major religious traditions & pagan cults,
ancient & modern.
Susan Brumbaugh & Stan Taylor's searchable database of
almost 5000 religious web sites organized into over 300 categories.
In addition to all major traditions, Gene R. Thursby's
well-annotated catalog of religion-related websites features pages on psychology,
& alternative religions, religion
& science & relations
Page from Alan Liu's cyber-guide to Humanities
Research provides a succinct but well-chosen selection of on-line academic
resources for the study of religion.
Textbooks & Anthologies
of Sacred Texts
Brian Turner offers succinct introductions to major
world religions & excerpts from their sacred texts, as well as select
examples of ancient
spirituality, & NT
Paul Flesher's well-designed & clearly
written e-text provides a detailed illustrated introduction to Buddhism,
Each section covers that religion's cosmology, organization, religious life,
worship, sacred literature, with a glossary, timeline & maps (U of
Cyber-archive of more than 800
scriptures & classics representing 14 major world religions &
a wide range of ancient & modern cults.
Richard Hooker's sophisticated on-line course
at Washington State U. is producing a collaborative cyber-anthology
of readings from eastern & western
cultures, integrated learning
modules & glossary.
A complete on-line version of Andrew Wilson's
1991 anthology of 4000 selections from over 300 scriptures & oral
traditions, arranged according to 164 common themes. Chapters compare views of
law (truth); the purpose
of life, in society,
& evil; restoration
agents; the religious life; & eschatology
(posted by the Unification Church).
Digging. Help fill holes.
This page was revised
03 March 2008