The following are links to external web pages that might be useful.
Please click on the links below.
Statistics on religious organizations. There are over
44,000 in all, together with citation of sources.
- Religions of the world: detailed maps
Detailed maps showing the distribution of religions, and other data.
- Barna Group
Research on a variety of religious topics, principally with reference to the US. Although the site advertises many of the Barna Group books, there are numerous useful surveys available free.
- Catholic Encyclopedia
Many entries on religious and philosophical themes. It is a century old, however, although useful nonetheless.
- Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Many classic Christian texts available for free.
- CIA World Factbook
Detailed demographic information on all countries, including religion.
- Free Library
- Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
- World Religions and Spirituality Project
Free magazine and journal articles on philosophy and religion
Quick, fairly reliable information on minority religious organizations
Extensive research findings on religion and public life
Reference work on philosophical and religious themes.
Profiles of contemporary religious and spiritual movements, edited by David G. Bromley at Virginia Commonwealth University