religious studies

Books

Introducing World Religions

Victoria Kennick Urubshurow (2008)

A textbook on religious studies, surveying traditions from around the world.

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Scholars

Ninian Smart

Smart was a Scottish writer and educator who developed the field of academic religious studies, and …

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Perspectives

Seven Dimensions of Religion

The seven dimensions of religion are a framework for exploring and understanding religion, developed …

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Books

The Study of Religion: An Introduction to Key Ideas and Methods

George D. Chryssides and Ron Greaves (2007)

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Books

The Varieties of Religious Experience

William James (1902)

Published at the beginning of the twentieth century, The Varieties of Religious Experience is a …

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Perspectives

The World Religions Paradigm

When the category of religion is used to describe 'world religions', it is often in a way that turns …

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Questions

What is religious literacy?

Religious literacy is a term that has become more popular in recent years, but what exactly do we …

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Questions

What is religious studies?

Religious studies is the academic study of religion - but what does that really mean?

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Questions

Who creates religion?

The modern study of religion, beginning in the 19th Century, has been traditionally driven by male …

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Online Courses

Why Religion Matters: Religious Literacy, Culture and Diversity

A free online course from the Open University, exploring the importance of religious literacy.

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