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MS Humanities: Religions: Home

Some books available in the LIBRARY

Religions of the world -- Book List
in the East Campus Secondary Library

Some links to get you started...

The Big Religion Comparison Chart

The Big Religion Chart

The ReligionFacts "Big Religion Chart" is an attempt to summarize all the complexities of religions and belief systems into tiny little boxes on a single, quick-reference comparison chart. Yes, of course this is impossible. As we always warn with our comparison charts, this is no substitute for reading about religions in greater detail, talking with religious adherents, etc. But this religion comparison chart can (hopefully) be a useful and accessible way to "get the gist" of some unfamiliar groups and compare basic beliefs and practices of the world's religions and belief systems. Currently, 43 belief systems are listed.

History of Religion

World Map of Religions

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Worldmapper

List of Worldmapper maps showing the relative number of adherents of religions around the world.

The Not Religious in the World

"Not religious, in this sense, is everyone who is left over when you have counted adherents. The World Christian Database, on which the data is based, use the term 'nonreligionists' and defines it as ' ... encompassing the 2 varieties of unbeliever: (a) agnostics or secularists or materialists, who are nonreligious but not hostile to religion, and (b) atheists or anti-religious/anti-religionists opposed or hostile to religion.'"

Territory size shows the proportion of people who are not religious living there.

Click here to see the original page.

TED-ed: The Five Major Religions

Digital Resources: Links / Logins / Passwords

Need a login or password for a database or subscription service?

See Reference Sites under Learning Links on the UWCSEA website.

Direct URL:  https://www.uwcsea.edu.sg/links 

Also available via Google Docs:  http://bit.ly/accessuwc

Diigo Group: UWCSEA East Students

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UWC Teachers Diigo Group

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Need a login or password for a database or subscription service?  See Reference Sites under Learning Links on the UWCSEA website, which can be accessed directly via:  https://www.uwcsea.edu.sg/links   The same information is available via Google Docs:  http://bit.ly/accessuwc


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