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Handbook of Denominations in the United States

13th Edition

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Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication Date:
10/1/2010
ISBN:
9781426700484
Pages:
416
Trim Size
5 X 8.5
Product Type:
Hardback

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.

Craig D. Atwood was ordained as a minister in the Moravian Church after graduating from Moravian Seminary in 1987, and he received his PhD in historical theology from Princeton Seminary in 1995. He believes that modern congregations should draw upon the wisdom and insights of generations of Christian thinkers in the great tradition of the faith. In his several books and articles, Craig has offered new interpretations of Moravian history, especially the radical aspects of Zinzendorf's theology. He is helping the broader Christian church rediscover the riches of the Moravian theological heritage, including concepts like the Motherhood of the Holy Spirit and the woundedness of the Savior. He has served as chaplain of two Moravian institutions of higher education (Moravian College and Salem College) and taught on the faculty of Salem College and Wake Forest University. He was also Theologian in Residence at Home Moravian Church where he taught the Adult Bible Class, which was broadcast live on local radio. He is overly fond of Monty Python and Eddie Izzard, and his annual reading of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" was a tradition at both Salem Academy and Wake Forest University School of Divinity.

Sam Hill received his Ph.D. in Religion from Duke University. He is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida where he was department chair from 1972-1977. He has served as a faculty member at the University of North Carolina and Stetson University. In 1993 he was Visiting Eminent Scholar at Auburn University. His areas of special interest include Religion in Southern Culture, Religion in American Culture, Modern Western Religious Movements, Comparative Study and History of Western Religion, Politics and Religion, and Social Ethics.

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