Compiled by Clifton L. Holland

Director of PROLADES

San Pedro, Montes de Oca, Costa Rica


WEB SITES ON RELIGION IN GENERAL OR NRMS: - Information on the World's Religions:

Academic Info Index - Religion: NRMs:

American Family Foundation (Orange, CA):,1

American Religion Data Archive (ARDA):

Belief Net:

Caribbean Religions:

Centro de Investigacion Religiosa (CIR, Mexico City):

Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR, Torino, Italy) (Spanish site on paranormal investigation)

Directorio de Paginas Catolicas (DIPAC, Italy): links to religious groups and topics

FAPES Foundation: Research on Sects (Argentina)

Galaxy - Religion:

Glenmary Research Center:  Religious Congregations and Membership, 2000

Google: Religion and Spirituality:

IDEA-PROLADES Ministries (San Jose, Costa Rica); RITA Database Project: Directory on all religious groups known to exist in Latin America and the Caribbean regions, plus Spain and Portugal

Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR, Santa Barbara, CA)

LANIC, Universtiy of Texas: Religion and Theology Country Resources (Austin, Texas)

Links to Religion Megasites, University of Virginia (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance:

Pascal's Wager -  1,000 Religions and Sects:

Prodigy's Religion Community Archives:

Profiles of New Religious Movements, University of Virginia (Department of Sociology / Religious Studies):

Religion in Latin America, Providence College:

Religious Information Center:

Religious Resources:

Spiritual Counterfits Project (San Francisco, CA):

The Omnilist of Christian Links:

The Ross Institute's Controversial Groups Database:

University of Calgary, Alberto, Canada: Cults, Sects and New Religions

University of Florida, Religion Studies:

VADA Religion Page:

Virtual Religion Index - Rutgers University Religion Dept:

Wabash Center, Regent University (Vancouver, BC, Canada):

Watchman Fellowship's Index of Cults and Religions:

Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Religion and Culture:  Religious Studies Internet Links

Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches:


Books on Religion: search on "new religious movements"

COPAC: unified access to the catalogues of some of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland

Search Electric Library - Religion:

"Cults, Sects and New Religions Bibliography: Part I - To 1983" (32 pages), compiled by Irving Hexham, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

"Cults and New Religious Movements: A Bibliography" (August 2002), compiled by Rob H. Nanning, University of Florida, Religion Studies Department

"A Bibliography on New Religious Movements in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean" (7 pages), compiled by Clifton L. Holland, Director of PROLADES, San Jose, Costa Rica:


Yahoo Religion Index Page: search on specific religious movements: buddhism, mormons, hinduism, etc.

fastsearch on All-the-Web

SEARCH ENGINES: SPANISH (search on: sectas, nuevos movimientos religiosos, etc.)