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Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

Harvard University: The Pluralism Project
A must-bookmark for anyone reporting on religion or ethics. Run by the Committee on the Study of Religion, this site offers current research, media resources, news stories and much, much more.

Rutgers University's Virtual Religion Index
Links to denominations, philosophy and psychology of religion sites. A must bookmark!

Rutgers University Journal of Law and Religion
Another must bookmark, this site features journal articles, links on the Nuremburg Project, an e-mail news update and a collection of related religion links.

The American Religion Data Archive
Includes database of church membership, denomination studies, attitude surveys and polls.

Beliefnet's Sacred Texts Online

Basic stats and data about religions. Information is drawn from many sources, including surveys and the census.

Over 1,000 religions retreats listed.

A searchable resource center for sermon materials.

Talking Bible
A searchable resource center for sermon materials.

Bible Gateway

Religion Academic Departments
Good for sourcing for stories.

Ethics and Public Policy Center
A Washington think-tank that puts together seminars and studies.

Internet Sacred Text Archive
Hundreds of religion books and documents.

Google's Religion History

The Council of Societies for the Study of Religion
A federation of learned societies in religion and the publisher of Religious Studies Review and the CSSR Bulletin.

American Academy of Religion

World Association for Christian Communications
A media watchdog organization from England that offers an alternative perspective than the mainstream media's view of values and religious issues. Has commentary on the coverage of the 9-11 tragedies.

Material History of American Religion Project

Yahoo! Religion Listings
Links to dozens of faiths and practices.

Covers religion, belief and faith with citations from historical resources. Includes more than 41,000 statistics.

Institute on Religion in an Age of Science
A non-denominational, independent society "working for a dynamic and positive relationship between science and religion since 1954."

BIOTN: Best Information on the Net
A search site for controversial issues compiled by Catholic university librarians (death penalty, gun control, human rights, censorship, etc.)

Psychology of Religion

World Journalism Institute

Religion and Philosophy Resources
A good site from the Boston University School of Theology.

Freedom From Religion Foundation
Protecting the constitutional principle of the separation of church and state.

Trinity College: Religion in the News
The Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life's critique of the media's religion coverage. Supported by the Pew Foundation.

123World Religion
An online index/guide in the spirit of About.com.

American Theological Library Association

English Literature and Religion
This site features a deep index of religious research.

Academic Info's Religion Page

Prayer and Prayers: Dinner Blessings

William Lobdell's Religion Blog
Blog by former LA Times religion writer.

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