The Encyclopedia of American Religious History

The Encyclopedia of American Religious History

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A comprehensive reference on American religion and religious life, past and present. It covers many forms of religion such as Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, African-American religion, alternative religious movements and sects, trends such as Scientology and the Jesus Movement, and Native American religions. Some 700 alphabetical entries address important people, denominations, organizations, controversial issues (e.g., abortion, evolution, homosexuality), events and themes, and movements. All entries include bibliographic citations and cross-references. With 120 b&w illustrations as well as synoptic and general indexes. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c1996
ISBN: 9780816024063
Branch Call Number: R 200.973 QUE
Characteristics: 2 v. (x, 800 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm


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