Directed Readings for Department of Religion


Read Brief Survey of World Religions

complete with nice diagrams. Click here to read the article.

Read as much of’s pages as you can. It is the comparative religion / world religions place to be. The Seminary often uses BeliefNet as a virtual online “textbook” in our Religion & Religious Studies courses. After you submit your application, you will also be sent links to our optional PhD online courses / lessons.

Read, skim or search inside these additional world religions online books by Huston Smith to prepare for your Ph.D. in Religion or Religious Studies from the Esoteric Interfaith Theological Seminary.

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