Online Resources and Kenyon Journals
Texts, Audio-Visual, Reference works
Academy of Religion (AAR)
This is the major academic organization in Religious Studies. It and
the Society for Biblical Literature (SBL) hold a joint Annual Meeting
that generally draws between 7,000 and 9,000 scholars.
Region of the AAR
One of the ten regional divisions of the AAR, each of which holds an
American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR)
A smaller group focusing on the social scientific study of religion.
Association for the History of Religions (IAHR)
Another academic organization, which holds an international meeting
every five years and regional meetings in intervening years. The NAASR
is a member association.
for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR)
Focuses on research on religion using social-scientific methods.
for the Scientific Examination of Religion (CSER)
Works "to promote humanistic and critical approaches to the study
of religion, and to foster the public understanding of religion in the
United States and abroad."
Martin Marty Center for the advanced study of religion (University
Religious Studies Programs in Canada and the United States
Compiled by Gene Thursby, University of Florida
and Secularity Research Network (NSRN)
Wide Web Virtual Library: Religion
Religion / Religions / Religious Studies
An excellent, annotated collection of links for the study and interpretation
of religions, by Gene Thursby, University of Florida.
Studies Web Guide (University of Calgary)
Another excellent collection of links, but not annotated.
Religion Index (Rutgers University)
An extensive collection of classified, annotated links.
Religion Resources (University of Washington Libraries)
Organized by format, not topic.
- Religion on the Web (Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in
Theology and Religion)
Studies Links (Voice of the Shuttle, UCSB)
Info: Religion Gateway
A good source for religion, religions, and religious studies.
Consultants on Religious Tolerance
An unusually extensive and balanced collection of essays on religious
and ethical traditions, including many small ones.
Religions in a Globalising World
Resources on religion in diaspora, religion and international migration,
globalisation and transnationalism, and the study of religion in local
A site for high school and college students, sponsored by the American
Academy of Religion.
of the World's Religions
Successor to the original World's Parliament of Religions in 1893.
for Studies on New Religions
"An international network of associations of scholars working in the
field of new religious movements," based in Torino, Italy. Contains
An extensive and nicely-designed site at the University of Virginia
Charitable Trusts Centers of Excellence
Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs (Georgetown University)
South Asian Traditions
East Asian Traditions and Buddhism
Religion and Science
Kenyon and Online Journals
- Buddhist-Christian Studies (online
- Contemporary Buddhism (online through Consort)
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