Encyclopedia of Religious Controversies in the United States [2 Volumes] PDF ePub eBook

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Encyclopedia of Religious Controversies in the United States [2 Volumes] free pdf

Leading scholars present entries on selected controversies and controversial individuals in American religious life from the colonial period to the present. Key figures, themes, terms, institutions and groups, books, and relevant secular topics that have contributed to religious controversy are included. This ambitious volume includes bibliographies for each entry which direct the reader to additional resources for further study. From Ralph David Abernathy to Zionism, this work will prove to be an essential reference tool for scholars, students, and anyone interested in religious issues.

Controversy has been interwoven with religion throughout history. In an attempt to bring a sense of understanding to the causes and types of conflicts in American religious history, top scholars from different religious traditions have selected the key events and people that have shaped our religious heritage. With more than 1,700 religious bodies in the United States, the potential for conflicts and controversy is enormous. This work is the first attempt to being all of these elements together in one easy-to-use reference.

About Bill J Leonard

Bill J. Leonard, PhD, is James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Church History, the School of Divinity, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC. Jill Y. Crainshaw, PhD, is professor of worship and liturgical theology and associate dean of academic affairs, School of Divinity, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

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Author : Bill J Leonard
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Data Published : 31 December 2012
ISBN : 1598848674
EAN : 9781598848670
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    Leading scholars present entries on selected controversies and controversial individuals in American religious life from the colonial period to the present. Key figures, themes, terms, institutio