Philosophy and Religion

Adherents.com
A database of thousands of adherent statistics and "references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,000 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc."

American Philosophical Association
Homepage for the APA with membership information, links to directories, conference news, lists of publications, etc. Also includes a collection of bibliographies and other web resources on subjects such as metaethics, Chinese philosophy, women in philosophy, etc.

American Religion Data Archive
Collection of data sets relating to American religion. Data sets and code books can be downloaded or analyzed online.

Augustine of Hippo
Texts, translations, commentaries, research materials, essays, images, etc. relating to Augustine. Published by James O'Donnell, Provost at Georgetown University.

Bible Gateway
Search bible  scriptures or keywords in sixteen different bible versions and in twenty languages.

BSW Research Center
The Biblical Studies on the Web (BSW) Research Center brings together a variety of materials on biblical theology and exegesis, including commentaries, Bible resources, concordances, dictionaries, e-journals and Web links.

Buddhanet
Though the site's primary audience is believers, this site is also useful for scholars of Buddhism. Included are many full-text primary and secondary materials for both the Therevada and Mahayana traditions as well as general reference tools. From the Buddha Dharma Education Association.

Center on Religion and Democracy
The site provides information on lectures, fellowships, courses, and themes for the center's two-year research cycles. The focus is on the relationship between religion and democracy.

CDRI: Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative
A large database that contains two subsets: 1) digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, and manuscripts and 2) lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, manuscripts, and born-digital images of Christian art and iconography. The CDRI is a joint project of the American Theological Library Association and the Association of Theological Schools.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Large collection of classic texts of Christian theology and spirituality.

Comparative Religion--A Directory of Internet Resources for the Academic Study of Religion
Metasite of links to resources for religious studies. Links organized into six sections: general directories, women and religion, art and religion, eastern religions, western religions, and religion in the Americas.

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit
Images of the scrolls with explanatory text and translations. Exhibit at the Library of Congress.

Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names
This online dictionary lists over 1,000 entries that include a definition or description, references and links to additional resources.

EpistemeLinks: Philosophy Resources on the Internet
Large site linking to thousands of philosophy web pages. Organized into categories, including Philosophers, Events, Discussion, Job Listings, Print and electronic journals, Papers, Images, etc.

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
Full-text electronic collection of international folk tales created by D.L. Ashliman professor of Germanic languages and literature at the University of Pittsburgh.

Foucault Resources
A comprehensive site on the French philosopher and historian Michel Foucault. Includes bibliographies, summaries of works, secondary resources and numerous links.

Introduction to Islam
A comprehensive coverage of all aspects of Islam. Topics include the rise and spread of Islam, basic tenets and teachings, social and legal systems, and arts and culture. From the Middle East Institute.

Islamic Studies
The site provides a wealth of information on Islamic populations throughout the world, and it covers current issues, such as the status of women and the events of September 11. Includes information on Arabic. Created by Alan Godlas, Islamic Studies, Univ. of Georgia.

Jewish Encyclopedia
Unedited online version of the historic 12 volume Jewish Encyclopedia from 1906. Browse and search features available.

John Locke Bibliography
Includes works by John Locke as well as writings about the philosopher. The second part is subdivided into 12 subject areas making finding resources easier. Created and maintained by J. Attig, Penn State Libraries.

Journal of Buddhist Ethics
Completely electronic journal publishing peer-reviewed research articles, discussion, bulletins, and reviews. Current and back issues of the journal are provided on-line.

Judaism and Jewish Resources
Directory of links to Jewish resources on the Web. Site is arranged by subject and includes links to Jewish organizations, communities, best sellers, and other topics.

Last Days of Socrates
Instructional resource intended to help beginning philosophy students read the Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, and the death scene from the Phaedo in order to help them prepare and discuss these texts in the classroom.

Matrix
An ongoing project to collect and make available all existing data about all professional Christian women in Europe between 500 and 1500 C.E. Both textual and material sources, primary and secondary, are included although the database is primarily comprised of unpublished archival evidence.

Philosophy Research Base
Meta-index of Internet philosophy resources that links to large philosophy sites and to specific subject subsections in those sites.

Pragmatism Cybrary
The site serves as an encyclopedia offering overviews of the schools of pragmatism and pragmatic philosophers, as a bibliography listing key readings, and as a directory providing information on a broad range of related organizations, discussion lists, conferences, etc.

Project Canterbury
A library of texts and images chronicling the foundation and spread of the English Church throughout the British Empire. The site contains tracts, a series of woodcuts, and translations of church dogma and liturgy into a variety of languages, including African and Native American languages

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A "dynamic" encyclopedia in process, created by Stanford University. Entries are signed and dated and are generally more scholarly than the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

The Taoism Information Page
Scholarly and philosophical information on Taosim, including electronic versions of the Tao Teh Ching, the I Ching, and other texts. Good starting point for finding Taoist resources on the Internet.

Virtual Religion Index
Gateway site to web sites in Religious Studies. Includes an index of the covered subject areas and a site search feature. Listed links have a brief annotation.

Wabash Center Guide
'A guide to Internet resources for teaching and studying religion and theology', the site is organized by subject and material type. Keyword searching is also available.

Wesleyan Confucian Etext Project
Standard, scholarly editions of Confucian and Confucian-inspired texts from the 11th century C.E. to the present. Prepared by Stephen Angle, professor of philosophy and East Asian Studies at Wesleyan University.

Updated 8/7/12