Religious Bodies in the U.S. A Dictionary
Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America
Encyclopedia of African American Religions
By J. Gordon Melton
February 01, 1992
First Published in 1992. This title is the first volume in the 3-volume series titled Religious Information Systems Series. This updated directory recognised that the number of religious groups would not remain static as population increases, urbanization, and immigration continue to provide a ...
By Sherry S. DuPree
August 26, 2016
First Published in 1996. Those of us who aspire to know about the black church in the African-American experience are never satisfied. We know so much more about the Christian and church life of black Americans than we did even a dozen years ago, but all the recent discoveries whet our insatiable ...
By Larry G. Murphy, J. Gordon Melton, Gary L. Ward
August 01, 1993
Preceded by three introductory essays and a chronology of major events in black religious history from 1618 to 1991, this A-Z encyclopedia includes three types of entries: * Biographical sketches of 773 African American religious leaders* 341 entries on African American denominations and religious ...