Jackson Creek Middle School

World Religions

 

Buddhism Hinduism Shintoism Judaism Sikhism
Christianity Islam Baha'i Zoroastrianism Jainism
Taoism and Confucianism Other

Yahoo.com's List of Faiths and Practices (http://dir.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Religion_and_Spirituality/Faiths_and_Practices/)- this hyperlink lists leads to several sites about various world religions.

Babylon Translation: Religion and Beliefs (http://www.babylon.com/define/83/religion-belief.html) -A collection of dictionaries about a variety of religions and beliefs such as Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Judaism.

Religion Facts (http://www.religionfacts.com/)-provides information about various religions.

Internet Sacred Text Archive (http://www.sacred-texts.com/index.htm)- collection of sacred texts of various religions found on the Internet.

Religion History for Kids (http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/religion/)- Kidipede contains links to various sites with lots of information about many world religions.

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Judaism

World Religions Index: Judaism (http://wri.leaderu.com/wri-table2/judaism.html)- contains information about gods, morals, issues, and more.

Jewish Encyclopedia.com (http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/index.jsp)-this searchable site contains articles about the history, the people and the religion.

Judaism 101 (http://www.jewfaq.org/toc.htm)-the table of contents includes information about ideas, places, people, deeds, practices, and more.

Religion and Ethics: Judaism (http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/judaism/)- the BBC has supplied information on various areas of this religion.

Jewish Virtual Library (http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaism.html)- contains information about holidays, history, beliefs, music and more.

About the Jewish Religion (http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Facts+About+Israel/Spotlight+on+Israel/About+the+Jewish+Religion.htm)- from the Israel ministry of Foreign Affairs, this brief article discusses the religious practices associated with Judaism.

United Religion Initiative: Judaism (http://www.uri.org/kids/world_juda.htm)- contains links to information about Celebrations, Sacred Spaces, Basic beliefs, and more.

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Christianity

World Religions Index: Biblical Christianity (http://wri.leaderu.com/wri-table2/christianity.html)- contains information about gods, morals, issues, and more.

ChristStory Christian Legends and Symbols (http://ww2.netnitco.net/users/legend01/)- also contains links to other information.

Christianity: An Introduction (http://www.religioustolerance.org/christ1.htm)- from Religious Tolerance, this sites discusses various aspects of Christianity.

New Advent: Christianity (http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03712a.htm)- this Catholic encyclopedia gives a detailed account of Christianity and its history.

United Religion Initiative: Christianity (http://www.uri.org/kids/world_chri.htm)- contains links to information about Celebrations, Sacred Spaces, Basic beliefs, and more.

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Islam

World Religions Index: Islam (http://wri.leaderu.com/wri-table2/islam.html )- contains information about gods, morals, issues, and more.

A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam (http://www.islam-guide.com/)-information about Islam.

About.com's Introduction to Islam (http://islam.about.com/blintroa.htm)-links to information about definitions, origins, uniqueness, basic tenets and more.

Islam (http://www.religioustolerance.org/islam.htm)- Religious Tolerance includes information about Islam, quotations from sacred texts, and practices and beliefs.

Religion and Ethics: Islam (http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/)- the BBC has supplied information on various areas of this religion.

Introduction to Islam (http://www.muhajabah.com/intro.htm)- contains information about the basic beliefs of Islam, the Five Pillars, the Six Articles of Faith, and more.

United Religion Initiative: Islam (http://www.uri.org/kids/world_isla.htm)- contains links to information about Celebrations, Sacred Spaces, Basic beliefs, and more.

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Hinduism

World Religions Index: Hinduism (http://wri.leaderu.com/wri-table2/hinduism.html)- contains information about gods, morals, issues, and more.

About.com's Introduction to Hinduism (http://hinduism.about.com/library/weekly/extra/bl-intro-index.htm)- links to information about definitions, origins, uniqueness, basic tenets and more.

Hinduism: A General Introduction (http://www.religioustolerance.org/hinduism2.htm)- from Religious Toleration, this site definition of the name, early history, brief texts, and more about Hinduism.

Religion and Ethics: Hinduism (http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/hinduism/)- the BBC has supplied information on various areas of this religion.

Hinduism Today: Hinduism an Overview (http://www.hinduismtoday.com/modules/wfchannel/index.php?wfc_cid=5)- information about the religion and its practices.

United Religion Initiative: Hinduism (http://www.uri.org/kids/world_hind.htm)- contains links to information about Celebrations, Sacred Spaces, Basic beliefs, and more.

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Buddhism

World Religions Index: Buddhism (http://wri.leaderu.com/wri-table2/buddhism.html)-contains information about gods, morals, issues, and more.

An Introduction to Buddhism (http://www.ship.edu/~cgboeree/buddhaintro.html)- created by George Boeree, professor in Psychology, this site includes history, basic tenets, practices, and philosophies of Buddhism.

Religion and Ethics: Buddhism (http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/buddhism/)- the BBC has supplied information on various areas of this religion.

Religion Facts: Buddhism (http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/index.htm)- provides information about Buddhism.

About Buddhism (http://www.thebigview.com/buddhism/)- from the BigView, information about who Buddha was, symbols found in the religion, and basic beliefs are included at this site.

Japanese Religions (http://www.japanese-buddhism.com/japanese-religion.html#axzz1EsyJh6O2)- a history of religion in Japan is covered in this site as well as information about Buddhism.

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Last Updated: 11/07/11
Kristina McGlaun, Librarian
Jackson Creek Middle School