Some useful academic and news links

Irving Hexham



The UWR website contains a collection of resources on world religions.



As the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall approaches my mind goes back to my first visit to Berlin in 1962. Here are copies of the first magazine article in which  I was quoted and my own  first published article. Read: Divided City from Link-Up the magazine of the North Western Gas Board in England and Christianity in Eastern Europe from the Cheadle Parish Magazine.


Essays on plagiarism

Course information

World religions statistics

Study notes

Multi-faith calander

Predatory Academic journals
and publishers


Christian Academic Book Reviews

This site contains academic reviews on topics relating to Christianity.



Understanding World Religions

Christianity Today Award of Merit for 2012

Read some endorsments of Understanding World Religions

Visit Textbook Plus to see the teaching resources for this book



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This site deals with cultural tourism and pilgrimage.

Christian Travel Guides Bolgtwitter-uwr


Understanding Cults and New ReligionsConcise Dictionary of Religion

Understanding Cults and New Religions was republished as Understanding Cults and New Age Religions which was the title the authors first suggested.



Karla Poewe's Homepage and Blog

This site deals with the work of anthropologist Karla Poewe

Karla Poewe's Blog





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All text and graphics are protected by copyright, 1995, 1999. Permission to reproduce material found on this Web Site must be obtained from the appropriate copyright owner. World religions graphic by Roberta Polfus, from Irving Hexham's Concise Dictionary of Religion, InterVarsity Press, Carol Stream, 1994.