Sociology of Religion Resources
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Useful Web resources for the Sociology of Religion
The Association of (formerly 'The American') Religion Data Archives archives downloadable datasets that will be useful to many sociologists of religion. Despite the change of name, by far the greater proportion of the datasets here do deal with American religion, and will be abundantly useful to sociologists interested in religion there. A number of international and transnational datasets are archived, along with country reports which make sometimes illuminating reading. Be sure to check out the Religion Research Hub, which has a series of useful theoretical, methodological and bibliographic resources.
The Religion and Diversity Project is a seven year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative housed at the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada). The Religion and Diversity Project site (www.religionanddiversity.ca) includes information related to its 37 team members from across the globe who are looking at questions and weighing in on religious issues in Canada and abroad from a variety of perspectives including: religion, law, communication, sociology, history, political science, education and philosophy.
Lots of useful resources for sociologists of religion, though much of iit at present not terribly up to date. The Encyclopedia of Religion and Society (Swatos, 1997) likely also needs a new edition, but having access to this online is brilliant.