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General Indexes

Wabash Center Guide
The Wabash Center Guide to Internet Resources for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion is "a selective, annotated guide to a wide variety of electronic resources of interest to those who are teaching or studying religion and theology at the undergraduate or graduate level." A comprehensive index to Religious studies on the web.

Biblical Studies

Paul Couture's Homepage
Saint Michael's Biblical scholar provides an annotated listing of the important sites in the area of Scripture studies and Early Christian history.

Resource Pages for Biblical Studies
The most complete collection of links for scholars in the field of Biblical Studies on the Web, compiled in Norway.

 

Church History

Ecole Initiative
A hypertext encyclopedia of Early Church history, including translations of JudŠo-Christian and Islamic primary sources to 1500, short and long essays on major topics and figures, and links to images and timelines.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
38 volumes of the early Church Fathers, as well as other Christian material

Guide to Early Church Documents
Contains pointers to Internet-accessible files relating to the early church, including canonical documents, creeds, and the writings of the Apostolic Fathers.

James O'Donnell's Homepage
Includes links to Professor O'Donnell's Augustine and Boethius homepages at Georgetown, as well as interesting material concerning academia and the Internet.

Project Wittenberg
Site devoted to works by and about Martin Luther and other Lutherans.

Material History of American Religion
Studies the history of American religion in all its complexity by focusing on material objects and economic themes. 

 

Ethics/Social Justice

Edmundite Center for Peace and Justice
Compiled by Fr. Michael Cronogue, director of the Center located at Saint Michael's College. The site provides information about the Center, upcoming events, related course syllabi, and links to important Peace and Justice Web sites.

Ethics Updates
Designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students to provide updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics.

Catholic Social Teaching

Developed by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the site has the best collection of the primary documents for Catholic Social Teaching available on the web. The site offers entire documents, as well as notable quotations.

Catholic Worker Homepage
Provides basic information about Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement.

Justpeace
Provides links to webzines and other websites devoted to Catholic Social Justice

SEDOS
SEDOS is produced by several missionary societies reflecting views on the role of Mission in the Church. Articles consider the challenges of global poverty, as well as topics including inculturation and a multi-cultural Church.

 

World Religions

Hindu Universe
A very extensive, though somewhat commercial, collection of links and material suitable for the study of Hinduism.

Buddhist Studies
Buddhist sites on the web catalogued by the WWW Virtual Library.

Islamic Texts and Resources Meta-page
Collection of primary source and Islamic links assembled at the University of Buffalo.

Academic Jewish Studies Internet Directory
Best collection of academic Jewish resources on the web.

Judaism and Jewish Resources
Wide variety of links not limited to religious topics.

 

Catholic Pages

Theology Library
Very extensive collection of Catholic material and links across a broad range of topics.

New Advent
Provides easy access to the Catholic news services and important Catholic sites on the Internet. Also has links to Church documents, including the Universal Catechism and the Code of Canon Law, as well as the writings of the Church Fathers, Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica, and the 1913 edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia.

Vatican Website
Official site of the Holy See with an archive of official Church documents.

NCCB Website (US Bishops)
Website of the US Bishops, with access to the Departments and publications of the the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Diocese of Burlington, VT
Bishop Angell's website, with news and information for Vermont Catholics.

Society of St. Edmund
Homepage of the founders of Saint Michael's College, including the rich history and current activities of the Order.

 

Religious Studies Journals
(journals with some fulltext articles available online)

Cross Currents
Online edition of the popular ecumenical journal.

First Things
Online version of the print journal published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life concerning religion and society.

Sojourners
Online edition of the ecumenical journal rooted in the "prophetic biblical tradition."

Tricycle: the Buddhist Review
Online version of the Buddhist periodical.

Journal of Christian Theological Research
A publication of the Systematic Theology Group of The American Academy of Religion, maintained at Azusa Pacific University.

Journal of Hebrew Scriptures
Maintained at the University of Alberta.

Journal of Religion and Film
Web journal maintained at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

JTS Magazine: Journal of the Jewish Theological Seminary
Journal of the Jewish Theological Seminary, a center of Conservative Judaism.

Journal of Southern Religion
First scholarly journal devoted to the study of religion in the American South.

 

Special Exhibitions and Media Sites

From Jesus to Christ
Companion web page to the Frontline four-part series on early Christianity.  Contains excellent resources for students and teachers.

John Paul II: The Millennial Pope
Companion web page to the recent Frontline portrait of John Paul II.

Religion and Ethics Newsweekly
Web page for the PBS program.

Islam: Empire of Faith
Web page for the PBS special from the Empires series

Vatican Exhibit: Rome Reborn
The Vatican exhibit at the Library of Congress.

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic
Another Library of Congress Exhibition.

Bill Moyer's Genesis
Conversations on Genesis by a diverse panel of experts on PBS.

Apocalypse!
Companion web page to the Frontline special on the development of apocalyptic belief in the Christian tradition.

Angel on Death Row
Frontline series on capital punishment

Faith and Reason
PBS special on the relationship between science and religion.

Dreams of Tibet
Frontline special on Tibet, including information on Tibetan Buddhism and the impact of the Chinese presence on the religion of the country.

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