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VCE Religion & Society Units 1 & 2: Religion In Australia

Year 11 research guide

World Religions Map

World Religions Map: Explore religious beliefs around the world through an interactive map produced by WGBH. The interactive opens to show a map that displays the religions that are the most prevalent in each country around the world. You may then click on one of eight religious groupings listed in the menu to examine its relative popularity in each country. The map features brief descriptions of each religious grouping and bar graphs that reflect the percentage of a country’s population associated with each grouping. The religious groupings are (in alphabetical order) Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, indigenous religions, Islam, Judaism, non-religious people, and other religions. This resource is part of the Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler Collection from PBS.

The five major world religions

CRC Resources

Beliefs that changed the world : the history and ideas of the great religions  Bowker, John  (2007) 200.9 BOW

 

The World's religions    general editor, Christopher Partridge.  (2005)    200.3 WOR

 

Introduction to world religions   updated and revised by Tim Dowley ; general editor, Christopher Patridge.  (2014)    200 DOW

 

Lion encyclopedia of world religions    Self, David  (20078)    200.3 SEL​

 

World religions   Hattstein, Markus  (2005.)  200 HAT

 

Religions of the world : the illustrated guide to origins, beliefs, traditions & festivals    Elizabeth Breuilly, Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer ; consultant editor, Martin E. Marty.  (2005)    200 BRE

Map of the World's Religions

Australian Soul

Program looks at the struggle for the Australian soul since World War II, providing an historical perspective including social change, multicultralism.

I Believe

An introduction to the I Believe series, Each episode explores the lives of people practising a certain religion in Australia. Check on the pages for Islam, Orthodox Christianity, Hinduism and Judiasm for relevant episodes.

The spread of religion in Australia

Australian Census Data

Religion and Government In Australia