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CURRICULUM SUBJECTS: World Religions

Subscription databases and search portals to support your research.

Andre Michels Library, ST. PETER CLAVER COLLEGE, Riverview, Queensland, Australia

  

Don't forget to use the online World Book Encyclopedia and EBSCO Databases on the Student Portal! You can refine the search results with the database's search limiters, or by adding additional search criteria (ex. (DE "Christianity") AND theology). Keyword suggestions :

Buddhism , Catholic Church, Christianity, Confucianism, Islam, Judaism, Protestant reformation,Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism

 

eResources

Religion & Ethics Weekly

Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

Show World

For the Teacher

The five major world religions - John Bellaimey

History of the "Big 5" Religions

The spread of Hinduism,Judiasm,Buddhism,Christianity and Islam.

TED

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of evolution by group selection, he proposes a provocative answer.

Spiritual Beliefs of Australian Aboriginals

Cross Curriculum

INFOGRAPHIC: A Huge Map Of The World's Religions

RESource : Ancient and Indigenous Religions

Websites

Aboriginal Art and the Use of Symbols

ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIA ART & CULTURE CENTRE - ALICE SPRINGS (traditional aboriginal art symbols and pictures)

Yarra Healing  (stories and growth of Reconciliation movement across Australia and local Aboriginal Australian and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Melbourne)

 

 

 

Australian Museum

Spirituality

Beliefs and practices, the Dreaming, Dreaming Stories, Mimi and the Tagai.

PBS MEDIA

Squashed Philosophers

Squashed Philosophers provides abridged editions of classic philosophical texts that "let you get to grips with a great idea in an hour or so." Complete versions of the texts are also available

 

 

Primary Sources

Primary sources are records from the past, recorded by people who were present at the time such as letters, diaries, government documents, photographs, oral histories, artifacts. For more information go to: Primary vs Secondary Sources Guide.

eResources

Video : On Religion

Big History Project