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World Religions

Highlights library resources that provide general introductions to prominent world religions as well as important religious texts.

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What's in This Guide

Information on cultural diversity


The focus of this guide is to highlight library resources that provide a general overview of major world religions today along with relevant religious texts or scriptures.

Comparative Religion

  • Books that examine the similarities and differences between religions.

Abrahamic religions

  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Judaism

Indian religions

  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Sikhism

East Asian religions

  • Confucianism
  • Taoism (Daoism)
  • Shintoism

Other world religions

  • African diaspora
    • Voodoo
    • Candomblé
    • Santería (Lukumi)
  • Native American
  • Neopagan and Wicca



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