Dictionary of Christianity in America
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A Christianity Today 1991 Book of the Year!
Perhaps no other single influence has shaped America more than Christianity. Certainly no other single reference book has ever covered this fascinating story so completely.
In just one volume, the Dictionary of Christianity in America does what most libraries cannot. It places at your fingertips the whole spectrum of movements, institutions, denominations, events, individuals and ideas that have influenced American religion and culture. Taking the wraps off the significant role Christianity has played in our history and in our life today, this unique reference work will broaden your understanding and deepen your appreciation of the diverse strands of America's faith.
Distinguished by clear writing and topical organization of articles, the Dictionary of Christianity in America presents a wealth of intriguing religious lore for casual readers. And its comprehensive scope and objective approach--along with valuable bibliographies and cross-references--make it an indispensable companion for students and researchers.