Resources and links to information for both Muslims and non-Muslims, on a wide variety of social issues, ethical debates, history of Islam, cultural differences in Islamic society, current affairs, community concerns, etc.
Myths are stories that explain why the world is the way it is. All cultures have them. Throughout history, artists have been inspired by myths and legends and have given them visual form. Sometimes these works of art are the only surviving record of what particular cultures believed and valued. But even where written records or oral traditions exist, art adds to our understanding of myths and legends.
Information on biblical translation and archeological discoveries, and resources for studying the Bible as literature. The American Bible Society is located in New York, (Broadway at 61st St.) and is one of the oldest American charitable organizations still operating. Therefore, it is of interest for American religious history. The building also includes the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), which offers high-quality exhibits and educational programs on topics relating to art in the Judeo-Christian, and Islamic traditions. Visit their Website to find
information about current exhibits: www.mobia.org
A resource for study of the Revised Common Lectionary,used by educators and clergy in the preparation of sermons, weekly programs, and seasons of the church year. Includes an excellent art resource page.
The Harvard Pluralism Project of the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University – a great resource for information about local faith communities and interfaith activities, as well as coverage of debates and controversies having to do with religious pluralism in contemporary America.
Calendar for religious holidays that extends several years into the future, featuring holidays and significant dates for every major world religious tradition, and many new religious movements, as well.
The Website of Unity Productions Foundation. Download many excellent documentaries and study guides on Islam in America, such as: “Prince Among Slaves” and “Talking Through Walls: How the Struggle to Build a Mosque United a Community” and “Inside Islam: What One Billion Muslims Really Think”