Pocket Dictionary Of North American Denominations

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Of the making of many denominations there is no end, or so it seems in North America.

Baptists, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians and Schwenkfelders--how do you keep track of them all? What are their differences? Are there similarities? Where do they each belong on the Christian family tree?

Editors Drew Blankman and Todd Augustine have designed the Pocket Dictionary of North American Denominations as a ...

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Overview

Of the making of many denominations there is no end, or so it seems in North America.

Baptists, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians and Schwenkfelders--how do you keep track of them all? What are their differences? Are there similarities? Where do they each belong on the Christian family tree?

Editors Drew Blankman and Todd Augustine have designed the Pocket Dictionary of North American Denominations as a quick reference guide to orthodox and not-so-orthodox church groups in the United States and Canada.

Among the denominations and groups examined are
Bible churchesAfrican American denominationsconfessional churchesmainline denominationschurches in the evangelical traditionPentecostal churchesgroups on the Christian fringe
Based on the award-winning Dictionary of Christianity in America, this pocket dictionary is an affordable and easily accessible "help key" for understanding the Christian traditions of your North American neighbors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830814596
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 3/18/2004
  • Series: The IVP Pocket Reference Series
  • Pages: 148
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Meet the Author

Drew Blankman, a telecommuter from Southern California, is an associate editor for electronic publishing at InterVarsity Press. Drew holds an M.A. in systematic theology from Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, and is the coeditor of the Pocket Dictionary of North American Denominations.

Augustine is pastor of congregational life at College Church in Wheaton, Illinois. He formerly served as InterVarity Press's academic sales manager.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Dictionary
List of Contributors
Index
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