Christian resources

An excellent online source for information about terms from the Bible is:

Easton's Bible Dictionary

This dictionary is extremely comprehensive, has wonderful search functions, and clear explanations, and very interesting use of links to passages. The book is the third edition of  M. G. Easton's dictionary, published in 1897. This online source is made available through the Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Islamic resources

Readers interested in Islamic philosophy will find many terms with useful definitions at:

Dictionary of Islamic Philosophical Terms

The dictionary lets you select terms by the English transliteration of Arabic terms, or by Arabic, if your browser is configured correctly. The explanations on the site are enough to let you know what kind of terms you can and can't ( e.g. Sufi or fiqhi  terms) find, and how to use the site.
Perennial Philosophy resources

On the website on Frithjof Schuon, readers can find an extensive glossary of terms found in the books of this extraordinary sage and writer on many different spiritual traditions and on the Perennial Philosophy. To go directly to this rather large file in pdf format, click on the link below:

A glossary of terms used by Frithjof Schuon

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