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Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions

ISBN13: 9780787696962
ISBN: 078769696X
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $415.0
Publisher: Gale
Published Date:
Edition 8
Pages: 1416
Average Goodreads rating: 3.85/5 (3 ratings)

Presents coverage of more than 2,500 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada, from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Entries contain essays and directory listings that describe the historical development of religious families and give factual information about each group within those families, including, where available, headquarter location, membership figures, a listing of educational facilities and information on periodicals published by the group.