Religions of the World - RELS2030

Here's a helpful website.
The Internet Sacred Text Archive

You should also check out my mythology page as well, it has some helpful resources as well.

Here's a page I found about Native American religion I found that's helpful -> Summary of Native American Religion

This is something I compiled last year as a brief introduction to history fallowing the Big History Model. A brief history of Earth.

Here is a link to the a Shamanic Healer in our area Roy Hamilton

Here are my notes for the first two classes. ->Class 1&2 notes

I'm a big fan of documentaries, it's a way to learn a great deal in a short amount of time. with that in mind, I will be putting up some of them here

And this is a much better explanation of the Ghost Dance

Here is a link to the book mentioned in this week's video if anyone would like to read it. It's free and in the public domain.
The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk

Here's a link to the God in America Series
God in America

Here's a link to the Jefferson Bible
Jefferson Bible

I had to do a lot of research on Indian Religion last semester in World History I, you should go check out that section.

Here is a link to the index of the Rig Veda, which is one of the oldest Vedas.

I once met a man who was from the ISKCON community in Mississippi who said that western science was finally catching up with eastern understanding. He said that the OM was a singular vibration that started the world and the that the westerns called it the Big Bang.

I mentioned a theory in class, first established several generations ago, about the origins of the Judeo-Christian religions and the cult of Aton in Egypt. Here's what Sigmund Freud had to say about it. Freud actually wrote a whole book on the idea you can read it by clicking this link.
Here's what has to say about Aton.

When I was kid in the Catholic Church we learned about several books that are not included in the protestant bible, namely:

The Book of Wisdom
Sirach (also called Ecclesiaticus)
1 Maccabees
2 Maccabees
Seven chapters in the book of Esther
Two chapters and a prayer in the book of Daniel

these are known as the Catholic Apocrypha. There are many other Apocrypha book though, here's a graphic:

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