Studying
Religion in
Culture


Links to Some
Religious Studies
Resources

"There is more work in interpreting interpretations than in interpreting things; and more books about books than on any other subject; we do nothing but write glosses on on one another."

Montaigne, Essais, quoted in Michel Foucault's The Order of Things


At certain times of year, scholars of religion in the U.S. are often asked certain questions by the members of the local media, such as...

What are the origins of Halloween?

What are the origins of Easter?

What are the origins of Christmas?

What are the differences between the traditional BC/AD and the more recent BCE/CE dating systems?


 
 

 

Books are links!

Gorgas Library

Gorgas Library Electronic Journals

 

Resources

Academic Info - Religion

Cumberland Pencil Museum

Encyclopedia of Religion and Society

Exploring Ancient World Cultures

Religion Facts

Religious Studies Electronic Journals
University of Florida Religious Studies Links

Why Study Religion?

 

Professional Associations in the Study of Religion

American Academy of Religion
Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion
International Association for the History of Religions
North American Association for the Study of Religion
Society of Biblical Literature

Faculty Resource Page