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World Religions & Beliefs: Home

This guide provides resources on World Religions. Please note that this is an ongoing project. As such, we will be adding new content to this guide throughout the year.

World Religions

This guide contains information on McKee Library's collection of resources relating to world religions, including recommended books for further reading. The religions covered here are listed in alphabetical order. 

World Religions

Databases

The World's Largest Religious Groups Over Time

Infographic: The World's Largest Religious Groups Over Time | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

YouTube Videos

It's perfectly human to grapple with questions, like 'Where do we come from?' and 'How do I live a life of meaning?' These existential questions are central to the five major world religions -- and that's not all that connects these faiths. John Bellaimey explains the intertwined histories and cultures of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam.

Global distribution of religions in 2019, by region

Pew Research Center. (December 12, 2019). Global distribution of religions in 2019, by region [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved October 04, 2021, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/1091292/global-distribution-religions-region/

What is your religious preference: Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, another religion, or no religion?

Gallup. (December 30, 2020). What is your religious preference: Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, another religion, or no religion? [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved October 04, 2021, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/245478/self-described-religious-identification-of-americans/