Encyclopedia of American Religions

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J. Gordon Melton
Gale, 2003 - Religion - 1408 pages
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Students will find this resource comprehensive as well as compelling, with coverage on more than 2,300 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada -- from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Information on these groups is presented in two distinct sections. These sections contain essays and directory listings that describe the historical development of religious families and give factual information about each group within those families, including, when available, rubrics for membership figures, educational facilities and periodicals.

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Contents

Interfaith and Ecumenical Family of Organizations
1
Religion in Canada An Historical Survey 1500 to the Present
21
Interfaith and Ecumenical Family of Organizations
31
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About the author (2003)

J. Gordon Melton is the director of the Institute for the Study of American Religion, a religious studies research facility based in Santa Barbara, CA.

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