Sites by Subject · Religion

Research Databases

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search the full-text of hundreds of electronic reference books on a wide range of subjects, including: the arts, business, education, history, law, medicine, and science.
Religion and Philosophy Collection
Coverage of topics including world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, political philosophy, moral philosophy, and the history of philosophy. Hundreds of full-text journals and peer-reviewed titles.

General Sites

Academic Info: Religion
Comprehensive coverage of academic information on the web.
Provides statistical and geographic information for over 4,200 religious organizations.
Directory of Religious Centers
Sponsored by the Pluralism Project, the directory covers non Judeo Christian religious centers in the United States.
Religion and Ethics from the BBC
Concise explanations of world religions and modern ethical issues with links to further information on each religion or issue.
Virtual Religion Index
Authoritative site for academic coverage of major religions and cults.


Bible Gateway
Searchable concordance offering several Bible versions and languages.
Bible Study Tools
Online searching of the RSV, King James and Vulgate bibles.
Catholic Information Center
Basic information on traditional Catholicism; directories of dioceses, churches and clergy.
Catholic Online Saints and Angels
Searchable inventory of saints, organized by name and feastday.
Christian History Institute
Explore 20 centuries of church history.
Ecumenical Links
Collection of links to churches, organizations, and congregations, maintained by the World Council of Churches.
Background on the Mennonite sect with list of conferences and directory of congregations.
New Advent Catholic Website
The Catholic Encyclopedia online and links to other Catholic resources.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Information on the local Catholic Church, including parishes and schools.
Theology Library Saints Page
Compilation of online information about saints with biographies, church documents and calendar.
Official website for Jehovah's Witnesses.


Hindu Universe Resource Center
Information on the Hindu religion, its beliefs, history and festivals.
Tricycle: The Hub
Online Buddhist magazine with directory of dharma centers.


Jewish Federation of Cincinnati Online
The Jewish community in Cincinnati, with calendar, organizations, temples and synagogues, and web links.
Judaism and Jewish Resources
Large variety of Jewish resources, both popular and academic.
Maven · The Jewish Portal
Popular Jewish portal with subjects ranging from holiday observances to home shopping.
Virtual Jerusalem
Deep coverage of Jewish news and topics; includes Ask-A-Rabbi feature.


Introduction to Islam
Information on Islam for a non-Muslim audience.
Source for Islamic news, commerce, and devotions.
Nation of Islam Online
Official site of NOI and Louis Farrakhan, including his speeches and publications.


Bulfinch’s Mythology
Searchable text of Bulfinch's Age of Fables with links to the Perseus encyclopedia.
Encyclopedia Mythica
Over 3500 brief definitions of terms from Greek and other mythologies.
Perseus Project
Resources for the study of ancient cultures, including an encyclopedia of terms with links to primary sources and Greek and Latin lexicons.
Windows to the Universe
A mythology site for teens and adults which provides information on the figures in classical and world myths, with a focus on the intersection between astronomy and mythology.


Secular Web
A good starting point for those interested in atheism and nontheism.
Witches’ Voice
A persistent well-maintained webpage of information for modern day witches and neopagans.