Understanding the History, Beliefs, and Differences
What's the difference between one denomination and another? Why do several denominations call themselves Baptist or Presbyterian or Lutheran? Where do those names come from, anyway?
Now you can find the answers to your questions in this concise but comprehensive guide. You'll learn fascinating facts about the people, circumstances, and teachings behind most of the churches in America. In additions to membership statistics, you'll find...
- a brief explanation of how the denomination began. - a short summary of its teaching on God, the Bible, the church, and other important topics. - a quick overview of some of its distinctive characteristics.
Visually appealing charts highlight doctrinal differences. Membership statistics show denomination sizes and growth. A bibliography and a listing of websites give readers resources for more information.
Whether they are looking for a new church or the opportunity to fellowship with believers from different traditions, readers will be much better prepared with this thorough and user–friendly guide.
About the author:
Ron Rhodes, president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries, is heard regularly on nationwide radio and is the author of Bite-Size Bible Answers, Bite-Size Bible Definitions,Commonly Misunderstood Bible Verses and 5-Minute Apologetics for Today. He holds ThM and ThD degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary and teaches there and at several other seminaries.