Handbook of Denominations in the United States by Frank S. MeadThe new, revised edition of a perennial reference favorite! The Handbook of Denominations is widely recognized as the most accurate, objective, and comprehensive source of information on Americas religious denominations. Revisions in the 11th edition include:
new introductory article, Religion in America
reorganization of church family groupings, with expanded treatment of Catholic, Fundamentalist, Holiness, and Pentecostal churches, among others
updated and standardized statistical information
thoroughly revised directory of denominational offices
new appendices, including information on membership in the National Association of Evangelicals and the National Council of the Churches of Christ
chart showing the historical relationships of church bodies to one another
The Essential Handbook of Denominations and Ministries - eBook
Though the church universal is an ancient institution, the contemporary ministry landscape is always changing. That's why a new resource with useful information about Christian organizations is needed. The Essential Handbook of Denominations and Ministries is an easy-to-use guide to more than of the largest denominations and ministries in the United States. The entries for organizations include a brief history and summary, a contemporary profile, and discussion on doctrinal emphases, creeds, membership, and interdenominational and ecumenical alliances. Pastors, ministry leaders, community leaders, and students will find this resource a helpful guide as they seek to understand Christian denominations and ministries. Your guide to more than denominations and ministries in the United States Within the body of Christ there is unity of purpose, yet great diversity. We serve one Savior but in a myriad of different ministry contexts.
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Your guide to more than denominations and ministries in the United States Within the body of Christ there is unity of purpose, yet great diversity. We serve one Savior but in a myriad of different ministry contexts. So what are the origins of contemporary denominations and ministries? What makes them unique? And whom do they serve?