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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


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



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!

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Jessica Schomberg
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