Handbook of Denominations in the United States, 14Th Edition
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The gold standard for reference works about religious bodies in America, this handbook provides especially non-scholars with a relatively simple, easy-to-use reference work for learning about the most significant Christian traditions and denominations in the U.S. in the second decade of the 21st century.
Meet the Authors
Roger E Olson
Roger E. Olson (Ph.D., Rice University) is professor of theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is the author of The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition and Reform, The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity and Diversity, and the editor of The Westminster Handbook to Evangelical Theology He is also co-author of 20th-Century Theology: God and the World in a Transitional Age and Who Needs Theology? An Invitation to the Study of God (both with the late Stan Grenz.
His most recent publications are Questions to All Your Answers: The Journey from Folk Religion to Examined Faith(Zondervan, 2007), The Pocket History of Evangelical Theology (InterVarsity Press, 2007), How to Be Evangelical without Being Conservative (Zondervan, 2008), Finding God in the Shack: Seeking Truth in a Story of Evil and Redemption (InterVarsity Press, 2009) and Universal Salvation: the Most Appealing Heresy (InterVarsity Press)
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Frank S Mead
Mead was an ordained Methodist minister, and served as editor-in-chief of The Christian Herald Magazine.
Samuel S. Hill is professor emeritus of religion at the University of Florida. He is author of "Southern Churches in Crisis" and "Encyclopedia of Religion in the South".
Atwood is the Starbuck Professor of Religion at Salem College in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he also serves as chaplain. He has an M.Div. from Moravian Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Church History from Princeton Tehological Seminary. He has served on the Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. and is an active member of the American Academy of Religion.