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This LibGuide provides excellent resources on the World Major Religions.

Aspects of Religious Tradition

Even though the world's major religions are quite different and separate from each other, they have certain ideas/aspects in common with one another. They have been identified as

  • Belief
  • Sacred stories
  • Spaces, places, time and artefacts
  • Rituals
  • Symbols
  • Texts
  • Social structure
  • Ethics
  • Spiritual experiences 

For more information about the 9 aspects of religion, visit, Quizlet and The Religious World.

Searching the Catalogue


Search the Library Catalogue for some great resources available from the Marian College Resource Centre.

World Book Online


Search World Book Online for information on the world's major religions.

World Religions Online Database

Reference Books



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