Handbook of Denomination in the United States Hardback

by Craig D Atwood; Frank S Mead; Samuel S Hill;


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Handbook of Denomination in the United States

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An authoritative guidebook to U.S. religious groups, now in a brand-new edition Now for 75 years, the Handbook of Denominations is recognized as the most accurate, objective, and comprehensive source of information on denominational groupings in the United States. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, while maintaining the accessibility and readability that have been hallmarks of previous editions. Presents updated entries on the major Christian denominations in the United States, their historical background, their doctrines or main teachings, and their polity or structure of goverance. New edition includes updated entries on major Christian denominations and the major branches of Judaism and Islam in the United States, as well as divisions of denominational "families" intended to help readers find information on and understand relationships between churches easily. Includes statistics on the number of churches and church members and information about church-related schools and institutions. Features lists of church membership in the main ecumenical organizations, charts depicting the historical development of denominations, a directory of denominational headquarters and websites, a list of suggested readings, and an index. Ideal for students, parents, clergy, laity, librarians, journalists, researchers, teachers, and anyone seeking authoritative information on religious life in America.

Handbook of Denomination in the United States by Craig D Atwood; Frank S Mead; Samuel S Hill was published by Abingdon Press in October 2010. The ISBN for Handbook of Denomination in the United States is 9781426700484.

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Page last updated 8th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherAbingdon Press (October 2010)
Edition13
Weight635g
Number of Pages400
Thickness36 mm
Height218 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9781426700484
ISBN-101426700482
Product Code3206722
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