Discovering Sacred Texts - The British LibraryDiscovering Sacred Texts provides access to the richness and diversity of the texts from some of the world’s greatest faiths. Discover more about the sacred texts from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism and the Baha’i Faith, Jainism and Zoroastrianism.
Hinduism TodayA nonprofit educational activity of Himalayan Academy in Hawaii with the following purposes: 1. To foster Hindu solidarity as a unity in diversity among all sects and lineages; 2. To inform and inspire Hindus worldwide and people interested in Hinduism; 3. To dispel myths, illusions and misinformation about Hinduism; 4. To protect, preserve and promote the sacred Vedas and the Hindu religion; 5. To nurture and monitor the ongoing spiritual Hindu renaissance; 6. To publish a resource for Hindu leaders and educators who promote Sanatana Dharma.
Pew Charitable Trusts - Topic: ReligionPew studies and analyzes issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs by conducting surveys, demographic analyses, and other research about the practice of religion and its place in American life.
Religious StudiesThe main religious studies journal in the world. It is an international journal for the philosophy of religion.
Tibetan Buddhist CanonsOne of the three most important canons of Buddhist literature in the world, and hence one of its most important bodies of religious literature.
An online dictionary with comprehensive definitions and etymologies based on the latest research.
Organizations and Professional/Scholarly Societies - Religion
American Academy of Religion (AAR)The AAR is the largest scholarly society dedicated to the academic study of religion, with more than 8,000 members around the world. The AAR's mission is to foster excellence in the academic study of religion and enhance the public understanding of religion.
Islamic Society of North AmericaCommitted to fostering the development of the Muslim community, interfaith relations, civic engagement, and better understanding of Islam.
Lilly Endowment - ReligionOrganization whose primary aim is to enrich the religious lives of Christians in the United States, principally by supporting efforts that enhance the vitality of congregations.
Southwest Commission on Religious StudiesThe Southwest Commission on Religious Studies was established in 1974 to encourage, support, and coordinate scholarly activities in the field of religious studies in the Southwest. The Commission comprises the regional American Academy of Religion, American Schools of Oriental Research, Association for the Scientific Study of Religion, and Society of Biblical Literature.
Templeton FoundationOrganization committed to using the sciences and other discovery-oriented disciplines to advance understanding of the deepest and most perplexing questions facing humankind.