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Handbook of denominations in the United States

Mead, Frank Spencer

Handbook of denominations in the United States

by Mead, Frank Spencer

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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville, TN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sects -- United States -- Dictionaries,
  • United States -- Religion -- 1960- -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFrank S. Mead, Samuel S. Hill.
    GenreDictionaries
    ContributionsHill, Samuel S., Atwood, Craig D.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination397 p. ;
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245786M
    ISBN 100687069831
    LC Control Number2001018872

      Handbook of Denominations in the United States 14th Edition (Abingdon Press, ) WHO: Roger Olson, the Foy Valentine Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics at Baylor University. HE SAYS: “In this allegedly post-denominational age, denominations, by whatever name, are proliferating and many are flourishing.”. The Handbook of Denominations has been recognized as an accurate, objective, and comprehensive source of information on denominational groupings in the United States for over half a century. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated/5(73).

      A helpful resource for clergy, laity, journalists, and researchers, this authoritative guidebook to U.S. religions is grouped in family categories of Abrahamic religions, arranged chronologically: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The information for each group within these families has been Author: Frank S. Mead. Read "Handbook of Denominations in the United States, 14th Edition" by Roger E. Olson available from Rakuten Kobo. The Handbook of Denominations in the United States has long been the gold standard for reference works about religious b Brand: Abingdon Press.

      Well, sort of. Honestly, I just ordered the central doctrinal works and sermons of the various denominations. However, the Cambridge Companion to Religion series might suit your purpose. It's a general introduction, and you'd have to get other. Online Handbook of Denominations In the United States, due to hostility to all things English after the revolutionary war, the Anglican church is known as the Episcopal church. These changes can be seen in the various Books of Common Prayer, the Anglican worship book. Over time, different "church parties" developed, often tenuously.


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