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Handbook of denominations in the United States

Author: Frank S Mead; Samuel S Hill
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Abingdon Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New 10th ed.View all editions and formats
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A reference on America's religious denominations, with information on some 200 religious groups. Descriptions of denominations and sub- groups discuss historical background, doctrines and teachings, and governmental organization, and offer statistics on churches, members, schools, and institutions. Includes appendices of denominational headquarters, Evangelical traditions, and Pentecostal bodies, plus a glossary.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mead, Frank Spencer, 1898-
Handbook of denominations in the United States.
Nashville, Tenn. : Abingdon Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)604907028
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank S Mead; Samuel S Hill
ISBN: 0687014786 9780687014781
OCLC Number: 33047215
Description: 352 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Adventist --
Baptist --
Brethren --
Christian Church, The --
Church of God --
Episcopal/Anglican --
Friends (Quaker) --
Judaism --
Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) --
Lutheran --
Mennonite --
Methodist --
Moravian --
Old Catholic --
Orthodox (Eastern) --
Pentecostal --
Presbyterian --
Reformed --
Roman Catholic Church --
Salvation Army.
Other Titles: Handbook of denominations
Responsibility: Frank S. Mead.

Abstract:

A reference on America's religious denominations, with information on some 200 religious groups. Descriptions of denominations and sub- groups discuss historical background, doctrines and teachings, and governmental organization, and offer statistics on churches, members, schools, and institutions. Includes appendices of denominational headquarters, Evangelical traditions, and Pentecostal bodies, plus a glossary. This tenth edition incorporates a new format making it easier to identify large denominational families. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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