Religion

Bible Wiki
The Bible Wiki is an on-going project to build a user-created free scholarly commentary to the entire text of the Christian Bible.

Sacred Places
An exploration of how and why places become invested with sacredness and how the sacred is embodied or made manifest through art and architecture.

Visions of Enlightenment: Understanding the Art of Buddhism
A multimedia exhibition that includes an interactive timeline, map and photo essays to convey the spirit of Buddhism.

Collective Worship
This website provides ready made Acts of Collective Worship which are supported by multi media presentations. Busy teachers can download text and images which they can amend and customise if they so wish.

Islam for Children
Part of the RE Agreed Syllabus for Oxfordshire is to learn about a selection of World religions, Islam is one of them.

BBC Religion: Christmas
Information on the ritual and significance of the Christian festival.

Peter and Paul and the Christian Revolution
Journey in Paul’s footsteps around the greatest empire the world has ever known.

Faith and Reason
Explores the interaction between science and religion, both historically and today .

Martin Luther: The Reluctant Revolutionary
A great Protestant revolutionary whose belief in his faith would overthrow the all-powerful Catholic church and reshape medieval Europe.

EduChurch
Compares three places of worship in the UK: an Anglican Church, a Salvation Army Citadel and a Free Church.

The Jewish Connection
Provides a record of the people, festivals, faith and worship of a Jewish community using video, images and text.

Islam, Empire of Faith
Covers more than a thousand years of Islamic history and its impact on the world.

John Paul II: The Millennial Pope
An explanation of his character, beliefs and his fierce defiance and challenge to the modern world.

Catholic Online
Comprehensive and educational information about Catholicism with over five million pages of content including the largest online historical and biblical database about the Catholic church.

Ramadan on the Net
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar during which Muslims fast during the day. Features include the story of Ramadan and of Muhammad and the Holy Quran.

The Life and Teachings of the Buddha
The origins of the Buddhist religion, its festivals, teachings and ceremonies.

GCSE Bitesize – Religious Education
Revision exercises from the BBC.

BBCi: Religion and Ethics
Useful reference from the BBC on the major religions in the UK today.

about.com: Religion and Spirituality
Very comprehensive coverage of the world’s religions.

MultiFaithNet
Open cyberspace for world religions and inter-faith dialogue.

Saints and Angels
The largest collection of facts and information regarding Saints and Angels on the Web.

Bible Basics
Fundamental information about the Bible – where it came from and an overview and history of the books it contains.

Virtual Tour of the Synagogue
A virtual tour of a synagogue taking you through the history, design and rituals with all the Jewish terms explained.

Apocalypse!
The evolution of apocalyptic belief and how it has shaped the Western world.

Devi: The Great Goddess
An exhibit on the Indian goddess Devi, including art depicting her, explanations of her various aspects and functions and a section of children’s activities.

From Jesus to Christ
A visual guide to the new and controversial historical evidence which challenges familiar assumptions about the life of Jesus and the epic rise of Christianity.

Our Lady of Lourdes
The story of St. Bernadette and the miracle at Lourdes.

Judaism 101
Online encyclopedia of Judaism covering beliefs, the people, places, language, scripture and much more.

Encyclopedia Britannica
The complete Encyclopedia Britannica, plus related magazines, books and links to the world’s best Web sites.

The Bible Gateway
Search the Bible as a database by textual references or passage. You can also turn scripture references into hyperlinks in your own Web pages by referring to the gateway in your HTML code.

The RE Site
Web resources for teaching and learning.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Classic Christian books in electronic format – enough reading material here to last you a lifetime.

Sikhism
A progressive religion well ahead of its time when it was founded over 500 years ago, the Sikh religion today has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is ranked as the world’s fifth largest religion.

The Dead Sea Scrolls
Information and exhibition from the Library of Qumran.

The Sistine Chapel
A virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel.

The Salvation Army
News and information from the world wide organisation.

About Islam and Muslims
A selection of articles about the Muslim faith.

Jewish Culture and History
Information and articles about the Jewish faith.

Anglican Communion
Official Web portal of the Worldwide Anglican Communion.

Anglicans Online
The site for the Anglican religion worldwide.

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