Ian Reader is professor emeritus at the University of Manchester. His prime areas of research are on religious dynamics in the contemporary world, with a special focus on Japan, on pilgrimage and on the links between religion and violence.
Yoshihide Sakurai is a professor of human sciences and sociology at Hokkaido University in Japan, where he studies how Asian religions are evolving in a global age.
Gregory Grieve is a professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He studies digital religion, including how religious practices and beliefs are represented in video games.
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is the only museum in the Western Hemisphere with a gallery devoted to Sikh art. Contact the director of public relations.
The Pluralism Project at Harvard University offers a state-by-state search engine for religious communities.
Harvard University’s Pluralism Project maintains an archive of newspaper and magazine articles published between 1997 and 2011 on different faiths. For recent articles, visit the Religious Diversity News Feed service.
Report on Japan’s religious freedom.
Report on religion in Western and Central Europe.