Note: Some texts are buried
deep in e-archives. If title link does not work, click source.
After 20 years of research on the
internet, the once flourishing species of gateways to a broad spectrum
of religious traditions is almost extinct, a victim of automated search engines
like Google & Bing, & the mortality or mutated interests of their creators. The
hardy few below still merit a visit.
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.
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
Paul Flesher's well-designed & clearly
written e-text provides a detailed illustrated introduction to
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. produced a collaborative
of readings from eastern & western
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
(archived by the Unification Church).
Digging. Help fill holes.
This page was revised
26 September 2017