Encyclopedia of American Religions

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Encyclopedia of American Religions
Encyclopedia of American Religions (volume one).jpg
Author J. Gordon Melton
Country United States
Language English
Subject Religion in the United States
Genre Reference book
Publisher Gale Cengage
Publication date
9 January 2009 (8th edition)
Pages 1386
ISBN 978-0-7876-9696-2

Encyclopedia of American Religions, renamed Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions in the eighth edition, is a reference book by J. Gordon Melton first published in 1978, by Consortium Books, A McGrath publishing company. It is currently in its eighth edition and has become a standard reference work in the study of religion in the United States.[1]

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  1. ^ Lippy, Charles H.; Melton, J. Gordon (March 1989). "The Encyclopedia of American Religions second edition supplement". Journal of American History (Organization of American Historians) 75 (4): 1401. doi:10.2307/1908781. JSTOR 1908781. 

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