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resources to facilitate understanding major world religions

  • Adventist Resource
    10-40 Window Prayer Worships Grade 1-Grade 12
    An online resource for bringing missions into the classroom. It includes activities for 32 needy countries in various curriculum areas. Activities include quizzes on capitals and flags, questions to learn about the culture of the countries, and links to ADRA...

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    Assemblies of God USA Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Assemblies of God (USA) official website includes information and resources regarding beliefs, missions, ministries, churches, devotionals and Bible studies, books and church supplies, conferences and events.

  • Belief Net Grade 7-Lifelong
    This website provides information to explore your own faith or other spiritual traditions. It includes devotional tools, thought-provoking commentary, and access to the global community of spiritual teachers and clergy.

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    Catholic Online Grade 5-Lifelong
    Fact driven, faith informed, this website provides information about catholic beliefs, life, prayers, foundations, saints and angels, parish schools, colleges and universities, diocesan news, stewardship and finance, and more community and international catholic...

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    Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Grade 9-Lifelong
    The website of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Seeking to move beyond denominational disagreements, in the early 1800s the church founders envisioned a united church of Jesus Christ modeled on the New Testament. Today our nearly 3,800 congregations...

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    Church of Christ, Scientist (Christian Science) Grade 9-Lifelong
    The website of the Church of Christ, Scientist. Christian Science, as discovered by Mary Baker Eddy, refers to the universal, practical system of spiritual, prayer-based healing, available and accessible to everyone.

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    Church of God in Christ Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Church of God in Christ, Inc. (COGIC) is a Christian organization in the Holiness-Pentecostal tradition. It is the largest Pentecostal denomination in the United States. The membership is predominantly African-American with more than 6.5 million...

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    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) Grade 9-Lifelong
    The official website of the Mormon Church.

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    Church of the Nazarene Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Church of the Nazarene is the largest denomination in the classical Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. The doctrine that distinguishes the Church of the Nazarene and other Wesleyan denominations from most other Christian denominations is that of entire...

  • Adventist Resource
    Crossroads Series 11-12: Worldviews and Religion Grade 11-Grade 12
    Worldviews and Religion, previously part of the NAD Bible curriculum for grades 11-12, presents an introductory study of world views, religious movements, contemporary denominations, cults, and world religions, as viewed from a biblical perspective....

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    Encouraging Students to Ask Questions About Their Faith Grade 7-Grade 12
    An academy Bible teacher reports on a four-part grades 9-10 assignment in which students attend and report on worship services of other religions or denominations. The author concluded, after asking what is expected of a good teacher and how should a teacher...

  • Christian Resource
    Episcopal Church Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Episcopal Church strives to live by the message of Christ, in which there are no outcasts and all are welcome. Walking a middle way between Roman Catholicism and Protestant traditions, we are a sacramental and worship-oriented church that promotes thoughtful...

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    Evangelical Lutheran Church Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with about 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands."

  • Adventist Resource
    Global Mission Religious Study Centers Grade 5-Lifelong
    "The Office of Adventist Mission operates six Global Mission Centers in key locations around the world." Find information on the following: Global Center for Adventist-Muslim Relations, World Jewish-Adventist Friendship Center, Center for East Asian...

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    Greek Orthodox Church Archdiocese of America Grade 9-Lifelong
    Christians of the Eastern Churches call themselves Orthodox. This description comes to us from the fifth century and has two meanings which are closely related. The first definition means true teaching. The Orthodox Church believes that she has maintained...

  • Hindu Website Grade 5-Lifelong
    Find information about Hinduism, its origin and history, symbolism, original essays on beliefs, practices, philosophy and traditions, original translations of Hindu scriptures like the Bhagavad gita, the Upanishads, the Vedas and the epics, the yoga sutras...

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    International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention Grade 9-Lifelong
    The International Mission Board (formerly Foreign Mission Board) is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest evangelical denomination, claiming more than 40,000 churches with nearly 16 million members. The board's main...

  • Jainism Grade 5-Lifelong
    Learn more about Jainism from their global resource center. This site includes philosophy, societies - sanghs, education, literature, library, temples, languages, and lectures.

  • Christian Resource
    Jehovah's Witnesses Website Grade 9-Lifelong
    The official web site of Jehovah's Witnesses.

  • Adventist Resource
    Jerusalem and Athens - Two Worldviews, Two Schools of Thought Tertiary
    "Between a theo-centric understanding of the universe and anthropocentric view, represented by Jerusalem and Athens, which shall we choose? To a Christian, the answer should be clear."

  • Judaism 101 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs. Its goal is to make freely available a wide variety of basic, general information about Judaism, written from a traditional...

  • Mission Islam Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This website includes resources on Islam, links to various sites with helpful information, and a comparative religion section that compares Islam to other world religions.

  • Christian Resource
    National Baptist Convention of America Grade 9-Lifelong
    The National Baptist Convention of America, Incorporated is a fellowship of voluntary churches approximating five million African-American Baptists whose initial roots stemmed from the organization of the Foreign Mission Baptist Convention of the United States. The...

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    Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Grade 5-Lifelong
    The "Pentecostal Assemblies of the World" is the continuation of the great revival that began at Jerusalem on the Day of Pentecost, A.D. 33, and is founded upon the foundation of the Apostles and Prophets, Jesus Christ, Himself being the Chief Cornerstone....

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    Presbyterian Church (USA) Grade 5-Lifelong
    Presbyterians trace their history to the 16th century and the Protestant Reformation. Our heritage, and much of what we believe, began with John Calvin (1509-1564), whose writings crystallized much of the Reformed thinking that came before him. Their USA website...

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    Relativism's Seven Fatal Flaws Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Relativism is inconsistent with the concept that true moral evil exists because it denies that some things are objectively wrong. Evil as a value judgment marks a departure from some standard of moral perfection. But if there is no standard, there...

  • Sikhism Grade 5-Lifelong
    This official site provides an introduction to sikhism, its origin and development, philosophy and scriptures, resources and way of life. The Sikh religion today has a following of over 20 million people worldwide and is ranked as the worlds 5th largest religion....

  • Christian Resource
    Society of Friends - Quakers Grade 5-Lifelong
    FGC provides resources and opportunities that educate and invite members and attenders to experience, individually and corporately, God's living presence, and to discern and follow God's leadings. FGC reaches out to seekers and to other religious bodies inside...

  • Christian Resource
    Songs of Zion - The African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States and South Africa Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Songs of the Black religious tradition reflect the past of slavery and servitude, the struggle for freedom and liberation; they reflect the present with its continuing demands and perplexities and an ever-present hope for a future that will reflect the rulership...

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    Southern Baptist Convention Grade 5-Lifelong
    From this official website of the Southern Baptist Convention, find faith facts, position statements, state conventions, cooperative programs, search for churches, ministers, schools and members, jobs and information about southern Baptists.

  • The Bahaiis Grade 5-Lifelong
    At times, it can seem that human society is falling apart altogether. Yet developments in all arenas of life are often the source of hope and signs of an emerging sense of individual and collective responsibility. Bahá'u'lláh's writings illuminate...

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    The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Grade 9-Lifelong
    "With the universal Christian Church, The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod teaches and responds to the love of the Triune God: the Father, creator of all that exists; Jesus Christ, the Son, who became human to suffer and die for the sins of all human beings...

  • Adventist Resource
    The New Age Is Not so New, After All... Tertiary-Lifelong
    David Marshall attempts to answer these questions - "What is New Age? How did it become a mass movement? Where is it going? What must be the Christian defense?"

  • Christian Resource
    The Salvation Army Grade 5-Lifelong
    "The Salvation Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice. Its objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion… of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial...

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    The United Methodist Church Grade 5-Lifelong
    Learn about the methodist church, faith, people, and world through this website. Information includes church history, structure & organization, funding & giving, council of bishops, judicial council, and general conference. Find daily devotionals,...

  • Christian Resource
    Understanding Islam Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Are you wondering what Islam is all about? Do you want to reach out to your Muslim neighbors? Here is a guide to getting started."

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    United Church of Christ Grade 5-Lifelong
    The UCC was founded in 1957 as the union of several different Christian traditions: from the beginning of our history, we were a church that affirmed the ideal that Christians did not always have to agree to live together in communion. This website provides...

  • Christian Resource
    United Pentecostal Church International Grade 5-Lifelong
    The United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI) has been among the fastest growing denominations in North America since it was formed in 1945 by the merger of the Pentecostal Church, Incorporated, and the Pentecostal Assemblies of Jesus Christ. From this...

  • Christian Resource
    Unity Church Grade 5-Lifelong
    "The Unity movement was founded by Charles and Myrtle Fillmore in 1889 as a healing ministry based on the power of prayer and the power of our thoughts to create our own reality. The Fillmores regarded Jesus as the great example rather than the great...

  • Christian Resource
    World Council of Churches Grade 5-Lifelong
    The World Council of Churches (WCC) is the broadest and most inclusive among the many organized expressions of the modern ecumenical movement, a movement whose goal is Christian unity. The WCC brings together more than 340 churches, denominations and church...

  • Adventist Resource
    World's Fair Unit Grade 1-Grade 9
    This unit is designed for heterogeneous groups from middle school or a 1-8 program. Students are divided into small groups that choose a country, do research on that country, and complete a number of activities that integrate various subjects (e.g. creating...

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    Worldviews, Contemporary Culture, and Adventist Thought Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rasi addresses the concept of worldview. He then contrasts "the Christian worldview with two major perspectives that compete for attention in contemporary culture." Finally he suggests "some implications for thoughtful Adventists and other Bible-believing...