Philosophy / Religion / Other General Sources
About.Com's Philosophy Page http://philosophy.about.com/education/philosophy/mbody.htm
Contains numerous links to sites. The links to philosophers are
especially good. Or try by area of philosophy such as existentialism
American Philosophical Association http://www.apa.udel.edu/apa/index.html
The American Philosophical Association is the main professional
organization for philosophers in the United States. Founded in
1900, its mission is to promote the exchange of ideas among philosophers,
to encourage creative and scholarly activity in philosophy, to
facilitate the professional work and teaching of philosophers,
and to represent philosophy as a discipline.
AOL's Index to Philosophy Sites http://search.aol.com/cat.adp?id=304
Another nice set of links to philosophy related sites. Includes
over 3,000 links.
Encyclopedia Britannica has excellent articles on most topics
in philosophy. The link above is to the entire encyclopedia -
philosophy is listed as a topic on the left side under explore.
This is a great site! It includes links to PowerPoint presentations,
articles and links but it is the streaming video links that really stand
out. There are videos of classroom lectures that make you really see
how remote learning can work. Oh and I left out the discussion forums.
Check it out!
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://www.utm.edu/research/iep/
A good source for basic information on topics and philosophers. Entries
are often fairly substantial.
of Philosophy http://plato.stanford.edu
Designed to provide high quality and up to date information. The goal
is to have each entry kept up to date by experts. There are currently
about 600 articles on line.
Official Web Site of the American Baptist Churches of the US.
This site is includes world religions with articles and news
of interest to diverse populations. Also includes a searchable
encyclopedia and pages on spirituality, morality and family values.
The Catholic Encyclopedia http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/
A comprehensive reference source to events, places, beliefs,
and much, much more.
Chester's Catholic Index http://www.sgroi.com/catholic/catholic.html
Hundreds of Links to Catholic Sites.
Church of Christ Scientist http://www.tfccs.com/
Includes a link to the Christian Science Monitor.
This site offers advice columns, general news, information on home-schooling,
Bible studies, a health and wellness page, family, men, women, and news.
Also offers free newsletters.
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul http://www.dc-northeast.org/
A Catholic organization which is a worldwide Society of Apostolic Life
called to serve Jesus Christ in the person of the poor and the marginalized.
This is a web site of the Northeast Chapter based in Albany, New York.
Gospel Communications Network http://gospelcom.net/
Includes a multi-version searchable on-line Bible, foreign mission news,
movie reviews, live and radio links. They have also created directories
of Internet sites cataloged by interest, content and services. And,
they have many shopping categories.
A web site devoted to the study of Hinduism. Includes background information
and a magazine.
A general Islamic site which according to their web site is dedicated
"to promoting understanding of Islam and Muslim people by providing
accurate, unbiased and balanced information." It includes many
discussion groups, the Islamic calendar, holidays, articles, and much
Jewish Chassidic Site from New York http://www.chabad.org/
This is the official host of the world Chabad-Lubavitch movement,
a project of Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch - the educational arm of
the Lubavitch movement.
Jewish Internet Consortium http://shamash.org/
Strives to be the highest quality central point of Jewish information
and discussion on the Internet. Our mission is to provide state-of-the-art
Internet tools to Jewish organizations and individuals who maintain
Web sites and/or discussion forums for the benefit of the Jewish community.
Includes, mission, history, beliefs, magazine, and church locators.
Also includes both on site and Internet linked documents.
The official Internet site of the Church of Jesus Christ of the
Latter Day Saints. Includes information on their beliefs and
activities and also numerous historical sources. There is also
access to their new family history search service for genealogists.
The National Council Of Catholic Bishops http://www.nccbuscc.org/
The National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) and the United States
Catholic Conference (USCC) are the organizations of the American Catholic
hierarchy. The programs of NCCB/USCC range over the spectrum of Catholic
concerns----from prayers and worship to the state of the economy, from
revitalizing parishes to averting nuclear war, from promoting vocations
to protecting life at all stages.
Times Union Communities
There may not be a comprehensive listing of local churches but the best
around is at the Time Union. There were 58 church entries on the left
margin when I looked in August 2001.
Provides history and background on the religion. Also includes
coming events, local congregations, and coverage of current issues
The home page of the Vatican. Here you will find archives, press
releases, ancient documents, Jubilee events and more.
Sources for Religion Links
Rutgers Virtual Religion Index http://virtualreligion.net/vri
Another broad guide to religious topics. Includes confessions, sociology,
anthropology, ancient near eastern religions, Biblical studies, and
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