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American Religious History Resources

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Asian Religion Resources

Other Sites of Interest


American Religious History Resources:

Centers, Institutes & Projects

Boisi Center for Religion & American Public Life

Center for Religion, the Professions, and the Public

Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture

Center for the Study of Religion and American Life

Center for the Study of Religious Freedom

Hartford Institute for Religion Research

Institute for Practical Ethics

Institute for the Study of American Religion

Martin Marty Center

Material History of American Religion project

Paul B. Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics

Pluralism Project

Project on Lived Theology

Project on Religion & Urban Culture

Religion Source

The Association of Religion Data Archives

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion and Public Life

African American

African-American Religion: A Documentary Project

Institute for Black Religious Life

Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute


Divining America: Religion and the National Culture

Journal of Southern Religion

Map Gallery of Religion in the United States

North American Religion Atlas

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic

Salem Witch Trials Documentary Archive and Transcription Project

The American Religious Experience

The Jefferson Bible

U. S. Congregational Life Survey

WestWeb: Western Religious History


Institute for the Advanced Study of Culture (formerly The Center for Religion and Democracy)


Center for Baptist Studies

Center for Methodist Studies

Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism

Francis and Ann Curan Center for American Catholic Studies

Historical Society of the Episcopal Church

Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals


American Academy of Religion – Study of Islam Section


American Academy for Jewish Research

American Jewish Historical Society

Journal of Textual Reasoning

New Religious Movements

Religious Movements Homepage Project


Asian Religion Resources:

The Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center
The preeminent online bibliographic and biographical resource for researchers in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies worldwide.

The Tibetan and Himalayan Digital Library
An international community using web-based technologies to integrate diverse knowledge about Tibet and the Himalayas for free access from around the world.

Himalayan Art Project
A comprehensive research database, a virtual museum, of Himalayan and Tibetan art.

The Institute of Tibetan Classics
A non-profit educational organization dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of classical Tibetan thought and culture.

Tibetan Studies Virtual Library
An extensive list of links for academic resources in Tibetan and Buddhist Studies.

Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library
Forum of open inquiry for all audiences interested in Tibetan culture.

Asian Classics Input Project
Works to preserve the disappearing books containing the great ideas of Asia and to make these books and ideas accessible to the world at large.

Nitartha International
Provides technological and educational resources to bring the living wisdom of Asia to the world community.

Digital Dictionary of Buddhism
Compilation of Buddhist terms, texts, temple, schools, persons, etc. found primarily in the East Asian Buddhist canonical sources.

Chinese Buddhist Electronic Texts Association (CBETA)
Comprehensive search engine of Chinese Buddhist Canon.

The Golden Elixir: Taoism and Chinese Alchemy
Comprehensive resource for Daoist related materials, including online journals, canonical texts, books, encyclopedias, and important websites.

Chinese Classics and Translations

Dr. Jimmy Yu's Research Website
Includes important links for the study of Buddhism, Daoism, and Chinese religions.

The University of Washington Early Buddhist Manuscripts Project
Journal of Buddhist Ethics
Asia Source
International Dunhuang Project
Ramayana Index (T.V. version)
Pluralism Project (Harvard University)
Indology home page
Sarai: South Asia Resource Access on the Internet

Other Sites of Interest:

Biblical Archaeology Review
EAWC: The Ancient Near East
American Academy of Religion
House of Ptolemy: The Jews of Ptolemaic and Greco-Roman Egypt
Diotoma: Materials for the study of women & gender in the ancient world
The University of Memphis Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
The Orthodox Christian Page