Resources for research into world religions, large and (very) small. Includes links to websites, research papers, statistics, and specialized search engines.
American Religion Data Archive
Collection of quantitative survey data on churches and church membership, religious professionals, and religious groups (individuals, congregations and denominations). Data sets available for download.
American Religious Experience
The American Religious Experience Project encourages the depiction and study of the rich and varied tapestry of the American religious experience on the World Wide Web. The project directors welcome manuscript submissions.
Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB)
Statisticians and researchers who collect and publish information about denominations and other faith groups in the United States. Details of annual event, some sample statistics, and how to join.
Christian Research Association
Statistics, a full research monograph, and regular news about religious behaviour in Australia. Books and a CD-ROM also available for order.
God is Dead: Secularization and the West
Danny Yee reviews Steve Bruce's book "God is Dead", which explains and defends the secularization paradigm.
Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion
Free access electronic only peer review journal. Email notification list, aims and scope, author instructions, and article submission instructions.
Religious Practices of American Youth
A collection of research resources for anyone interested in the relationship between religious beliefs and American youth/adolescents.