Encyclopedia of Religious Controversies in the United States by Bill J Leonard

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Surveying key aspects of the controversial issues, persons, and religious groups of today, Encyclopedia of Religious Controversies in the United States, Second Edition is a thorough update and expansion of the first edition of this book.

This two-volume work contains many new entries that reflect current 21st-century religious controversies. Written by a variety of scholars with varying specializations, the content covers major people, ideas, terms, institutions, groups, books, and events. The A–Z format allows for easy location of materials, a chronology of developments and events enables readers to trace the development of contentious topics over time, and a section of primary document excerpts gives readers further perspective on the issues.

 

About Bill J Leonard

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Bill J. Leonard is James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Church History and Baptist Studies, Professor of Religion at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 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.
 
Published December 5, 2012 by ABC-CLIO. 945 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Leonard (Baptist studies and church history; The Challenge of Being Baptist: Owning a Scandalous Past and an Uncertain Future) and Crainshaw (worship and liturgical theology; both at Sch. of Divinity, Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC; Keep the Call: Leading the Congregation Without Losing You...

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