Use the Patheos Side-by-Side Lens to create an easy-to-read comparison chart for differing religious traditions. Choose up to three traditions from the scrollable lists below and then click go!
Here are some important Traditions that help fill in the big picture — ancient religions, indigenous religions, non-religious "systems," and some additional traditions related to the Major Traditions in the main Patheos Library.
Patheos regularly features topical surveys and series. Open the list below to review covered topics and related blogs, columns, and articles.
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Patheos offers a free and expansive library of easy-to-read information on the world’s religious traditions. The Library also includes a variety of lenses and summaries to assist you in bringing the traditions to life. Visit our Teachers page to review all of our resources.