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ERMHS Learning Commons Resources
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This LibGuide was adapted from Comparative World Religions. Thank you to my colleague, Ms. Doucet.
How do World Religions compare/differ in their beliefs?
What was the impact of the religion or belief system on the world?
Diffen: Religions Comparisons
We believe that making the right choices should be easier than it is today. We believe that this is possible with information that is unbiased, free, concise and easy to understand. Diffen aims to provide a one-stop shop for such information.
The Side by Side Lens allows you to create an easy to read comparison chart for up to three differing religious traditions. Select your traditions from the drop down menus. You can click on the major sections on each chart you build, in order to see more detailed comparisons.
Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler
Follow the author and adventurer as he travels to the sites of six historic pilgrimages: Varanasi, India (Hinduism); the island of Shikoku, Japan (Buddhism); Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia (Islam); Jerusalem, Israel (Judaism, Islam, Christianity); Lourdes, France (Christianity); and Osogbo, Nigeria (Yoruba).
Britannica High School This link opens in a new windowBritannica Encyclopedia for High Schoolers
Religion and Philosophy Collection This link opens in a new windowReligion & Philosophy Collection features a selection of more than 200 magazines and academic journals--everything from Anglican Journal to Zygon--covering religion and the related areas of philosophy and anthropology. Researchers can use this database not only to study theological approaches to social issues, but also to learn about the impact that religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language.
World History in Context This link opens in a new windowWorld History In Context reaches back to the ancient world — and forward to today's headlines — to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multi-media content put this vast topic into context for students.