Handbook of Denominations in the United States

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Abingdon Press, 1995 - Religion - 352 pages
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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Contents

Preface to the Tenth Edition
19
How to Use This Book
29
Baptist Church of Christ
63
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Frank Mead was a renowned authority on the historical and contemporary church. He served as editor of the Christian Herald, was a consulting editor for several large publishing housees, and wrote articles for the Christian Century, Christian Herald, and Reader's Digest.

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