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Lutherans

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Homepage of ELCA provides Lutheran news & official announcements, plus links to Lutheran colleges, seminaries & historical resources for Lutheran faith & practice.

Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

Official statements about Missouri synod doctrine & organization. Links to Concordia University system, Project Wittenberg & an electronic edition of Erwin Lueker's Christian Cyclopedia (2000).

Methodists

Methodist Church of Great Britain

Official website of British Methodists posts a brief history of the church in the UK & links to information on the Methodist heritage & the tercentenary celebration of John Wesley's birth.

Two Hundred Years of United Methodism: An Illstrated History

Electronic edition of John G. McEllhenney's 1984 book with 128 images from the Archives of UMC (posted by Drew U).

United Methodist Church

News & official information about conferences & agencies of U.S. Methodists. Includes web pages on the history, doctrine, organization, & social principles of the church, along with a directory of more than 100 Methodist-related colleges, universities & seminaries.

Mormons (Latter-Day Saints)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Official homepage of Salt Lake City based LDS organization provides statements about the history & basic beliefs of the church & proceedings of recent general conferences.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Strangite Tradition

Official homepage of Michigan based LDS supporters of James J Strang, rival of Brigham Young to succeed Joseph Smith, provides extensive information on the group's history & teaching.

Community of Christ

Official homepage of Missouri-based LDS movement posts a brief history of the church founded by Joseph Smith's son & a statement of its beliefs.

Information on Latter Day Saint Movement (Restoration Theology) Religions
 
(off-line 1/21/06)

David Bowie posts documents provided by various Mormon organizations, with links to their web pages.

Restoration Branches

WWW hub for Restoration congregations with Reorganized LDS heritage. John Hajicek indexes links to extensive on-line information on Joseph Smith & LDS history & theology.

Muslims

International Association of Sufism

Organization founded in 1983 to promote peace & understanding of Sufi principles publishes a quarterly journal Sufism, an Inquiry & maintains an electronic interfaith, interdisciplinary forum, Sufism & Psychology Forum as well as sponsoring international conferences & projects. 

IslamiCity

Global center for Muslim resources in cyberspace offers a tour of a Virtual Mosque (with sacred texts & FAQ sheets), a Center for Islamic Art (with historical analysis of shrines), radio & TV stations (with prayers & readings from the Quran) & districts dedicated to all areas of Islamic life.

Orthodox

The Orthodox Page

Mirrored American & European sites maintained by Michael Vezie introduce the beliefs & practices of eastern Orthodoxy: texts of the Divine Liturgy, prayers & selected famous icons.

Theologic Systems Orthodox World Links

Hyper-list of websites relevant to Orthodox tradition including liturgy & literature, iconography & architecture, monasteries, patriarchates, publications, eastern European languages & other research resources.

Quakers (Society of Friends)

The Religious Society of Friends on the WWW

A complete list of links to everything Quaker on the internet, including the history, beliefs & activities of the society. Access to websites of Quaker organizations &Quaker-related colleges & universities.

Reformed

Contra Mundum: A Reformed Cultural Review

This e-journal is a forum for the exploration of issues within the bounds of the Reformed confessions. Root page has links to other Reformed publications, websites & seminaries.

Cumberland Presbyterian Center

Official website offers historical archives of southern denomination that traces is roots to  the revivals of the Great Awakening.

Presbyterian Church in America

Provides a hyper-text history of PCA & synopsis of beliefs.

Presbyterian Church USA

Official website provides a brief history of the Presbyterian church, information on theology, constitution & position papers on social issues, as well as links to church related colleges & seminaries.

Reformed Church in the US

Home page provides brief history & doctrines that distinguish German tradition from other reformed churches.

Reformed Sermons

Searchable collection of sermons, meditations & lectures by contemporary Reformed & Baptist pastors.

United Church of Christ

Thorough introduction to the history, beliefs & activities of the UCC, plus access to colleges & seminaries.


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