RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 33047215 LA English T1 Handbook of denominations in the United States A1 Mead, Frank S., Hill, Samuel S., PB Abingdon Press PP Nashville, Tenn. YR 1995 SN 0687014786 9780687014781 AB 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.