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Encyclopedia of American religions

J. Gordon Melton

Encyclopedia of American religions

by J. Gordon Melton

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Published by Gale Research in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sects -- United States,
    • Cults -- United States,
    • Sects -- United States -- Directories,
    • Cults -- United States -- Directories,
    • United States -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. Gordon Melton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2525 .M449 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 1150 p. :
      Number of Pages1150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL421266M
      ISBN 100810377144
      LC Control Number98125912

      Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence. It is also commonly regarded as consisting of the way people deal with ultimate concerns about their lives and their fate after many traditions, this relation and these concerns are expressed in terms of one’s relationship with or attitude. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Encyclopedia of American Religions by J. Gordon Melton (, Hardcover, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      Throughout the centuries and around the globe, the human response to the divine has given rise to a large number of important religions. The "Britannica's Encyclopedia of World Religions" provides an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the religions of the world and to the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them.   Encyclopedia of Latin American Religions by Henri Gooren, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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It is quite exhaustive. For instance it covers 22 different members of the Lutheran family and 66 different members of the Latter-day Saints family including 12 This three volume 1,+ page tome covers 2, North American religions/5.

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These main religions include (but are not limited to) the major expressions of Christianity (Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, Pentecostalism, Mormonism, and Jehovah’s Witnesses), indigenous religions (Native American, Inuit, Quechua, Aymara, Guaraní, Maya, etc.), syncretic Christianity (including Afro-Brazilian religions like Umbanda and.

A multidisciplinary examination of religion in American life. Encyclopedia of Religion in America examines how religious history and practices are woven into the political, social, cultural, and historical landscape of North America.

This authoritative four-volume reference work explains the origins, development, adaptation, influence, and interrelations of the many faiths practiced. The Encyclopedia of American Religions, Vols. I & II Finalist, National Book Awards for General Reference Books - Hardcover. African-American IslamAfrican Islamic MissionAhmadiyya Anjuman Ishaat Islam, Lahore, yya Movement in IslamAmerican MuslimsAnsaaru Allah CommunityHanafi Madh-hab Center, Islam FaithLost-Found Nation of IslamMoorish-American National Republic Source for information on African-American Islam: Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions dictionary.

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NORTH AMERICAN [INDIAN] RELIGIONS: HISTORY OF STUDY The religions of North American Indians manifest considerable complexity and diversity. In several hundred cultural groups practiced distinctive forms of religion.

While we customarily begin the documentary record at the time of initial European contact, discoveries in archaeology have extended.

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