Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

World Religions: Welcome

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

What's in This Guide

Information on cultural diversity

Ganesh

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

Atheism

 

If you think we missed any major world religion, or a religion that has significant local impact, please contact me using the email link to the right!

Related Guides

For more information, click on the following guides:

Ask a Librarian

Librarians online 24/7:

Profile

Jessica Schomberg's picture
Jessica Schomberg
Contact:
507.389.2155

jessica.schomberg@mnsu.edu
Subjects:English

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
.