We cannot understand religions without making sense of their broader psychological, social, cultural, historical, environmental, and religious contexts.
- Charles E. Farhadian, "Introducing World Religions", p. 1
This guide provides introductory resources on the major religions of the world. The World Religions page provides a list of books that introduce all of the world's major religions. The following pages focus on specific world religions. These resources are useful for research in the study of individual religions, comparative religions, anthropology, sociology, and Christian missions.