Accurate, objective, and comprehensive, this perennial favorite provides the information you need about American Jewish, Christian, and Islamic religious groups, including their history, traditions, doctrines, and pertinent statistics. Organized chronologically according to denominational "families," it also features a directory of their headquarters and websites, a list of suggested readings, and an index. 400 pages, hardcover from Abingdon.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 400 Vendor: Abingdon Press Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8.88 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 1426700482 ISBN-13: 9781426700484 Availability: In Stock
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 provided by the religious organizations themselves and focuses on the denominations' doctrines, statistics, and histories.