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Religious Faiths and Groups : Geography and Citizenship

These links have been carefully selected and were considered relevant and suitable for school use at the time of checking. Clicking on them will take you to other web sites over which we have no control. If you have any doubts or concerns please check what is at the other end before using them in lessons. If you find any broken, re-directed or dead links please let us know.

  • * Taoist Restoration Society
    The web home of charitable organization dedicated to helping to preserve and restore China's Taoist heritage. Good information about Taoism, galleries, research and a Taoist calendar.

    * The Gnosis Archive
    The site offers a vast collection of primary texts and resources relating to Gnosticism and the Gnostic Tradition, both ancient and modern.

    * Fundamentals Of Jainism
    Well laid out introduction to many aspects of Jainism, including Jain Gods, Lord Mahavir and Jain Religion, and the Ten Virtues of Monks.

    * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)
    This is th3 official site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is specifically designed for those who are interested in learning more about the basic doctrines, teachings, history, and organization of the Church.

    * The Sikhism Home Page
    Well laid out site covering many aspects of Sikhism, its origins and development, philosophy and scriptures, and way of life.

    * 499 sayings of Confucius
    This site contains the Lun Yu (499 sayings of Confucius) in 21 languages and a varying amount of other Confucius related contents for each language, including a small image gallery.

    * Adherents.Com
    This is a really useful teaching and research site, packed full of information and statistics about hundreds of religions. If you want to know the main religions in each country, how many catholics there are in the USA, the world's largest churches, or how many Apostolic Spiritual Baptists there are in the world, this is the site to visit!

    * African Traditional Religions
    A considerable quantity of information about African religions, from Voodoo to Animal Sacrifice, the role of women in building peace in Africa, and the Myths and Legends of the Bantu. An excellent site for school and home use.

    * Internet Sacred Text Archive
    For each religious text, there are introduction comments, links to online versions, explanations of meanings and useful background information. From Mark Twains views on the Age of Reason, through to Zoroastrianism - you can read it here. Very useful for projects and background research.

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