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Research Guides

Diversity: Religion

Web Resources

  • Congress of World and Traditional Religions
    Representatives from many different religions meet to discuss issues such as religious freedom, inter-faith dialog, and world security. Provides information and statistics on different religions and faiths.
  • Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
    "The Pew Forum conducts surveys, demographic analysis and other social science research on important aspects of religion and public life in the U.S. and around the world."
  • The Pluralism Project at Harvard University
    "We document the contours of our multi-religious society, explore new forms of interfaith engagement, study the impact of religious diversity in civic life, and contextualize these findings within a global framework."
  • Listing of official Denominational Web sites
    This specific page will link you to the Official Denominational Web Sites (official websites of many of the different religions in the world).
  • Virtual Religion Index
    This Virtual Religion Index is a tool for students with little time. It analyzes & highlights important content of religion-related websites to speed research.


This section contains a selection of general resources relating to religious diversity, also called religious pluralism. If you are looking for resources on a specific religion try searching the online catalog or one of the databases listed below.




This is just a small sample of the books on this topic.  Search the UI online catalog for more titles.