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Interreligious Studies Resources

Field, Theory, and Method

Online Resources

  • Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA): resource for data on religion. Website:
  • Jan Phillips Database for Interreligious Encounter: freely accessible research tool for students and scholars. Website:
  • Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life: leading nonpartisan fact tank on issues, attitudes, and trends shaping the world. Website:
  • PRRI (Public Religion Research Institute): research explores and illuminates America’s changing cultural, religious, and political landscape. PRRI’s mission is to help journalists, scholars, pundits, thought leaders, clergy, and the general public better understand debates on public policy issues, and the important cultural and religious dynamics shaping American society and politics: 
  • Critical Analysis of Religious Diversity (CARDS): Theory and Method Network – The aim of the network is to map, critically analyze, and constructively improve the current disparate scholarly field. It identifies various research methods and analyzes their various strengths and limitations for future usage by scholars to further our understandings of religion and religious diversity. Includes a database of authoritative publications on interfaith studies, religious diversity, and pluralism among others.