Handbook of Denominations

Handbook of Denominations

by Frank Spencer Mead, Samuel S. Hill
     
 

The new, revised edition of a perennial reference favorite! The Handbook of Denominations is widely recognized as the most accurate, objective, and comprehensive source of information on America’s religious denominations. Revisions in the 11th edition include: See more details below

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The new, revised edition of a perennial reference favorite! The Handbook of Denominations is widely recognized as the most accurate, objective, and comprehensive source of information on America’s religious denominations. Revisions in the 11th edition include:

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Entries on major Christian denominations in the US give information on their historical background, their teachings, and their polity or structure of governance. Included are statistics on the number of churches and church members and information about church-related schools and institutions. There is also information on major branches of Judaism and Islam found in the US. This 11th edition features a new introduction overviewing religion in America, a reorganization of "church family" groupings, a directory of denomination headquarters and Web sites, updated and standardized statistical information, and charts showing the relationship of church bodies to one another. Mead served as editor of the . Hill is professor emeritus of religion at the University of Florida. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687165728
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336

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