The best compilation available of information about North American religious organizations.
Provides a wealth of information that is easy to access on North American churches. An annual compilation published with the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. that offers the most complete and accurate information about denominations, churches, clergy, seminaries, and other religious organizations in the United States and Canada. It has current membership and financial statistics, descriptions of denominations, contact information for denominational offices, historical data, a directory of theological schools and ecumenical agencies, a calendar of religious holidays and festivals, and a listing of religious periodicals.
The book's major focus is on statistical information, names and addresses, and brief descriptive paragraphs on various organizations. It continues to provide the added feature of an impressive online component with a database that has full-text search capability containing additional search queries that will be updated periodically throughout the year.
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About the Author
(2001) EILEEN W. LINDNER is the Deputy General Secretary for Research & Planning of the nation's largest ecumenical agency, the National Council of Churches, comprised of thirty-five protestant and orthodox churches with a constituent membership exceeding fifty million Americans. During her tenure as Director of the Child Advocacy Office, Lindner established the Ecumenical Child Care Network, serving 18,000 preschool programs in churches of all denominations nationwide. She serves as Theologian in Residence to the Children's Defense Fund's Summer Institute in Child Advocacy Ministry and as a member of the board of Directors of Stand for Children.