A Comprehensive and Indispensable Companion for Students and Researchers of North American Religion and Culture.
There is nothing like the Dictionary of Christianity in America. Even most libraries can't offer you all the facts, perspectives and information you'll find in this single volume. The work of over 400 scholars and experts in American religion, the Dictionary of Christianity in America offers 2,400 authoritative articles on nearly every aspect of this fascinating epoch in modern Christian history.
This book takes the wraps off the significant role Christianity has played in our history, our culture and our life today. Readers can also examine their own religious roots, discovering the saints and the sinners, the thinkers and the shapers who helped mold a continent. Written with a broad readership in mind, the Dictionary of Christianity in America objectively conveys the history, beliefs and practices of the major—as well as the minor—Christian traditions in North America.
The Dictionary of Christianity in America provides:
• Numerous interpretive articles covering history-shaping topics such as the great revivals, fundamentalism, evangelicalism, liberalism and modernism.
• 1,500 biographies covering every significant figure in American church history from William Bradford to Ronald Reagan, George Whitefield to Billy Graham and John R. Mott to Cameron Townsend.
• Charts and other visual aids to help you see history-shaping trends and developments. To aid your in-depth study, there are thousands of cross-references to associated material within the Dictionary of Christianity in America and in your PC Study Bible library.
If you teach or study the history of Christianity – or just want to know more about your religious roots – this is an indispensable resource to add to your PC Study Bible library.