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Religious denominations in the United States

I. Daniel Rupp

Religious denominations in the United States

their past history, present condition, and doctrines, accurately set forth in fifty-three carefully-prepared articles, written by eminent clerical and lay authors connected with the respective persuasions ... together with ... statistics, to which is added a historical summary of religious denominations in England and Scotland.

by I. Daniel Rupp

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Published by C. Desilver in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sects -- United States,
  • Church statistics -- United States,
  • Sects -- Great Britain,
  • Sects

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 15935.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination656 p.
    Number of Pages656
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13558366M
    LC Control Number87715420
    OCLC/WorldCa12489887

    Genre/Form: Church history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rupp, I. Daniel (Israel Daniel), History of all the religious denominations in the United States. The Handbook of Denominations has been recognized as an accurate, objective, and comprehensive source of information on denominational groupings in the United States for over half a century. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. However, it maintains the accessibility and readability that have been hallmarks of previous thirteenth edition presents updated /5(10).

    "Religions of the United States in Practice" is a rich anthology of primary sources with accompanying essays that examines religious behavior in America. From praying in an early American synagogue to performing Mormon healing rituals to debating cremation, Volume 1 explores faith through action from Colonial times through the nineteenth century.   Religions of the United States in Practice is a rich anthology of primary sources with accompanying essays that examines religious behavior in America. From praying in an early American synagogue to performing Mormon healing rituals to debating cremation, Volume 1 explores faith through action from Colonial times through the nineteenth : Paperback.

    Geography of Religion in the United States. Most early settlers to the United States were Protestant Christians: Puritans lived in New England and Anglicans (later called Episcopalians) lived in Virginia. Roman Catholic immigrants settled in Maryland, and members of the Society of Friends (Quakers) founded Pennsylvania.   Religion by State. The United States is an overwhelmingly Christian nation. According to Gallup's yearly estimate on national religious preferences, more than 8 in 10 Americans say they are affiliated with a Christian religion. Some individual states exceed that level, and no state falls below 76% in attachment to Christianity.


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(Book, ) [] Get this from a library!The main part of the work was first published in Philadelphia,under title: He pasa ekklesia. "A historical summary of religious denominations in England and Scotland" ( p. at end) is an abridgement of a work published in Glasgow,under title: The cyclopædia of religious denominations.

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