thefreedictionary.com Loads of dictionaries and a couple of encyclopaedias, including Wikipedia.
Infoplease Not only
dictionaries, but bios and encyclopaedias too. Like most of these sites,
American English only.
Roget's Tesaurus from the Kyoto University of Notre Dame team.
The Phrase Finder
World Wide Words The website of Michael Quinlon, writer on the English language and grammar, looking at international English from a British perspective.
The Glossarist Comprehensive listings for glossaries plus a
search-engine if the term you're looking for is that bit more arcane. And, just
to keep you going, Flamenco glossaries
Brewer's Phrase and
Fable This standard is powered by the bibliomania e-bookshop.
resources - I find this site particularly useful - use the links.
Wikipedia The world-famous encyclopaedia, rated by Nature as just behind Encyclopaedia Britannica for accuracy. Sister project Nupedia is stil a work in progress.
Encyclopedia Some excellent articles on world history and things religious. Those interested and
with access to a reference library may like to compare topics in this (1913)
version with the New Catholic Encyclopedia of 1967.
The Jewish Encyclopaedia Written between 1901-1906, as far as I am aware this is the only Jewish Encyclopaedia available online free. The homepage states they are in the process of updating it.
Massive Online Encyclopedia of Islam What more can I say? I tried to find "veil" on here and was frustrated, but "modesty" was very enlightening. I would appreciate feedback.
Factbook - The famous resource on international issues, you have to see it
to appreciate its depth.
Guinness Book of
The Encyclopaedia of Marxism - In my opinion the best resource if you like your
Online Resources - Religious
Diocese of Ely
The Church of England
The Anglican Communion Official Website Can they lend their webmaster to the Vatican?
Roman Catholic Diocese of East Anglia
The Catholic Church in England & Wales
The Vatican (Holy See) website. Apparently designed by the same sadist who gave Rome its traffic system. I get round this site using its quick list, or else use Google Advanced Search.
Association of Interchurch Families
Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification by the Lutheran World Federation and the Roman Catholic Church.
Roman Catholic-Methodist dialogue A snapshot.
Perpetual liturgical calendar Okay, it only goes up to 4099, but it works for me.
The Human Rights Act 1998 Check out Article 9.
The following resources are from Revd Bosco Peter's Liturgy Blog.
The NET Bible "offers the most comprehensive set of free resources available online, including commentaries, articles, word studies, original biblical languages and cross references".
Reader's Version of Greek and Hebrew Bible You can set the word frequency for which definitions are provided and choose whether you want the part of speech, morphology, or frequency displayed. Optional popups provide additional lexical info. Parts of speech can be colored as you wish. Fonts and size can also be selected. Thanks to John Dyer.
BibleWebApp another wonderful resource from John Dyer.
Septuagint.org The Bible in Greek, with lots of parsing information.
Great Treasures A brilliant site for comparing different translations on one page, requires registration.
The Blue Letter Bible "in-depth study of Godís Word through an on-line interactive reference library continuously updated from the teachings and commentaries of selected pastors and teachers who hold to the conservative, historical Christian faith"
Tyndale Toolbar Adds a Bible resources toolbar that you can disable and re-enable at your convenience.
Myriobiblos - Home of the Greek Bible
Unbound Bible easily customisable parallel Bible reader
The Online Greek Bible Greek New Teatament resources
Hebrew Interlinear Bible
Hebrew-English Bible According to the Masoretic Text
and the JPS 1917 Edition
Links for studying the Hebrew Bible
Mechon Mamre More links for studying the Hebrew Bible
Codex Sinaiticus online
Online Resources - Other
Frixo Real-time traffic information, updated every 3 minutes from a variety of resources, including the government's official Highways Agency site.
Stagecoach Buses for all over the UK.
Train Times Very useful, but if in doubt check by phone, on 0845 748 4950. For the tiny stations, trust the phone rather than the website.
Tube journey planner Indispensible for getting round London
Cambridge Vue Cinema
British national and regional Newspapers Also a selection from overseas.
Newspapers Read your horoscope in every language.
Catalogue of Internet Resources Strathclyde University's academic resources base - has to be explored to be appreciated.
Britannia An American gateway for British history, heavy on ads, but a lot of good resources here.
Internet Modern History Sourcebook Paul Halsall's comprehensive compilation of history sources, I have found this extremely useful.
BioInfoBank Library A useful way to access recent peer-reviewed clinical articles, many of them pre-publication.
New ScientistGood science, but also an instructive experience of evangelical atheists who want to chase people of faith out of science and education.
Scientific American Balanced science from people whose first priority is the advancement of knowledge and its application.
The Spectator Regardless of your political outlook, you will find the highest quality writing here.
The Economist No ideological axes to grind, just reportage on financial matters and problems in the societies in which we spend our money.
Colors This chart of numbers and names is immensely useful.
Philosophy All the philosophy encyclopedias you'll ever need; interesting
Encyclopedia of Philosophy Less cramped presentation is easier on the eye
than the above.
of Philosophy Original, quirky presention but, like New Scientist, a major use is education as to how much evangelical atheists hate people of faith.
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