Reviewed Resources for Students and Teachers
Home - Christianity - Buddhism - Islam - Hinduism
Anthropology of Religion - Creation Myths
African Methodist Episcopal Zion - Amish - Anglican/Episcopal - Assemblies of God - Baptist - Christian Science - Eastern Orthodox - Jehovah's Witness - Latter-Day Saints - Lutheran - Mennonite - Methodist - Moravian - Old Catholic - Presbyterian - Roman Catholic - Seventh Day Adventist - Unification Church - United Church of Canada - The Way International - Worldwide Church of God
Other Jewish Resources
Conservative - General Resources - Orthodox - Reconstructionist - Reform
provided here are for the purpose of having online material where you
can learn what each faith has to say about itself. While these
links are not about "religious anthropology" itself, having a
knowledge of what each faith believes can be an important tool in many
studies of the anthropology of religion.
In the review annotations, I will let the site speak for itself as much as possible.
Central Conference of American Rabbis __ "The CCAR was founded in 1889. Its members are the body of rabbis who consider themselves and are considered to be the organized rabbinate of Reform Judaism." You may spend some time here as this site is jam-packed with articles and information. - From CCAR - http://www.ccarnet.org/
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion __ Website of Hebrew Union college which is the academic and professional development center of Reform Judaism. - illustrated - From Hebrew Union College - http://www.huc.edu/
Reform Judaism __ You will find an overview and history. "Influenced by rationalists and critical scholars of the late 18th and early 19th century, and inspired by a new openness to what was going on in the world outside, a number of Jewish scholars sought to abandon traditional beliefs and practices, while at the same asserting their Jewishness in new ways." - From St. Martins College - http://philtar.ucsm.ac.uk/encyclopedia/judaism/reform.html
Reform Judaism Table of Contents __ Several click-to-read articles about Reform Judaism - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/ref.html
Religious Action Center __ "The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) has been the hub of Jewish social justice and legislative activity in the nation's capital for over 40 years. It has educated and mobilized the American Jewish community on legislative and social concerns as an advocate in the Congress of the United States on issues ranging from Israel and Soviet Jewry to economic justice and civil rights, to international peace and religious liberty." - illustrated - From RAC - http://www.rac.org/
Union for Reform Judaism __ "The Union for Reform Judaism, the central body of the Reform Movement in North America, was founded in Cincinnati in 1873 by Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise as the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. It has grown from an initial membership of 34 congregations in 28 cities to more than 900 congregations in the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands." - illustrated - From Union for Reform Judaism - http://urj.org/index.cfm?
What Reform Jews Believe __ Central tenets of Reform Jewish faith. - From beliefnet.com - http://tinyurl.com/a99wt
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