Religious views vary greatly between countries and regions. Perhaps you are going to a country where you will be in the religious minority…or majority. In any case, the resources provided here can help you learn how your religious beliefs may be perceived and become familiar with religious policies and practices in your host country.

On campus

Office of the Chaplain, call x4003 for an appointment.


State Department- International Religious Freedoms
Excellent overview of religious practice and policy on religious freedom by country, compiled by the US State department.

World Religion Directories
Provides links to numerous religious online directories and resources on world religions.

In print

Harris, T., et al. Longman Guide to Living Religions. FT Pharmaceuticals, 1994.

Smith, Houston. The World’s Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions. Harper San Francisco, 1991.