The following is a compendium of internet resources useful to the student of scriptures.
Curriculum Materials from the Project on Religion and Urban Culture
- Lesson plans, videos and readings for the following courses: Religion and American Community, Religion as a Window on Culture, and Faith and Community in Broad Ripple (an affluent community in Indianapolis).
Divining America: Religion and the National Culture
- Designed for teachers of high school history, this project provides readings by leading scholars and an online discussion forum. Sections contextualize religion from the 18th-century United States to the present and includes a special essay on Islam in the U.S.A. Each lesson includes a wealth of links to related online resources.
Teaching About Religion
– Site from Vanderbilt University includes overview of the legality of the academic study of religion in public schools and presents cases and resources for teachers. Full-text access to Taking Religion Seriously Across the Curriculum
by Warren A. Nord and Charles C. Haynes.
Teaching About Religion in Public Schools
- Based on a pluralist ethic, this site offers teaching materials, a mini-course in methodology, guidelines for teaching, and white papers on issues confronting teachers of religion in public schools.