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Product Description: With an introduction by J. Gordon Melton (Distinguished Professor of American Religious History, Baylor University), God & Apple Pie: Religious Myths and Visions of America, (revised edition) by Christopher Buck, is about an unusual religious topic: the United States of America...read more
By Christopher Buck and J. Gordon Melton (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9781891928154 | Educators Intl Pr Inc, March 1, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: With an introduction by J.

Paperback:

9781891928451, titled "God & Apple Pie: Religious Myths and Visions of America" | Reprint edition (Educators Int Pr, April 1, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: With an introduction by J.
9780395829202, titled "Insight Compact Guides Boston" | Apa Productions, May 1, 1997, cover price $7.95 | also contains Insight Compact Guides Boston

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Product Description: This monumental, four-volume reference overviews significant events and developments in religious history over the course of more than five millennia.• Provides interesting sidebars to entries on such topics as monotheism and the problem of evil, the construction of the Egyptian pyramids, Mesoamerican mythology, the legacy of Charlemagne, the lives of various religious thinkers and leaders, the Hundred Years' War, the indigenous religions of South Africa, the Second Great Awakening, Potala Palace in Tibet, and many others• Offers a sweeping chronological presentation of faith and religion over five millennia that enables readers to see the connections between historical events and the evolution of various belief systems• Includes an extensive selection of photos that helps readers visualize many of the topics discussed in the tex...read more

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9781610690256 | Abc-Clio Inc, January 15, 2014, cover price $415.00 | About this edition: This monumental, four-volume reference overviews significant events and developments in religious history over the course of more than five millennia.

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Product Description: In Finding Enlightenment, J. Gordon Melton, a respected scholar of traditional modern religions, chronicles the life of JZ Knight, her extraordinary experiences as the channel for the ancient warrior teacher Ramtha, and the school whose teachings are based on the ancient wisdom of Gnosticism...read more

Hardcover:

9781885223616 | Beyond Words Pub Co, January 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In Finding Enlightenment, J.

Paperback:

9781451687859 | Beyond Words Pub Co, February 20, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In Finding Enlightenment, J.

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By Todd M. Johnson (editor), J. Gordon Melton (editor) and Donald Wiebe (introduced by)

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9781598842036 | 2 edition (Abc-Clio Inc, September 21, 2010), cover price $655.00

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Product Description: The Ultimate Collection of Vampire Facts and FictionDeath and immortality, sexual prowess and surrender, intimacy and alienation, rebellion and temptation. The allure of the vampire is eternal. The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead, Third edition, explores the historical, literary, mythological, biographical, and popular aspects of one of the world's most mesmerizing paranormal subject...read more

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9780780807167 | 2 edition (Visible Ink Pr, November 1, 2003), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Explores the myth, lore, and representation in popular culture of vampires and vampire legends from around the globe

Paperback:

9781578592814 | 3 edition (Visible Ink Pr, September 1, 2010), cover price $52.95 | also contains The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead | About this edition: The Ultimate Collection of Vampire Facts and FictionDeath and immortality, sexual prowess and surrender, intimacy and alienation, rebellion and temptation.
9780681280298 | Borders Group Inc, September 1, 2009, cover price $7.99
9781578590711, titled "Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead" | 2 sub edition (Visible Ink Pr, December 1, 1998), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Explores the myth, lore, and representation in popular culture of vampires and vampire legends from around the globe
9780810322950 | Visible Ink Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Here from A-Z are the historical literary, mythological, biographical and popular elements of one of the world's most mesmerizing subjects.

Presents a comprehensive study of the religions of 276 recognized nations, totaling more than 1,200 entries and covering each group's origin, history, organization, ecumenical contacts, and present status.
By Martin Baumann (editor) and J. Gordon Melton (editor)

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9781576072233 | Abc-Clio Inc, August 1, 2002, cover price $385.00 | About this edition: Presents a comprehensive study of the religions of 276 recognized nations, totaling more than 1,200 entries and covering each group's origin, history, organization, ecumenical contacts, and present status.

Miscellaneous:

9781576077610 | Abc-Clio Inc, December 1, 2002, cover price $420.00 | About this edition: Presents a comprehensive study of the religions of 276 recognized nations, totaling more than 1,200 entries and covering each group's origin, history, organization, ecumenical contacts, and present status.

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Product Description: Presents coverage of more than 2,500 North American religious groups in the U.S. and Canada, from Adventists to Zen Buddhists. Entries contain essays and directory listings that describe the historical development of religious families and give factual information about each group within those families, including, where available, headquarter location, membership figures, a listing of educational facilities and information on periodicals published by the group...read more
By James Bevereley (editor), Constance Jones (editor), J. Gordon Melton, Pamela S. Nadell (editor) and Rodney Stark (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780787696962 | 8 edition (Gale Group, January 9, 2009), cover price $154.00 | About this edition: Presents coverage of more than 2,500 North American religious groups in the U.

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Product Description: Explores the Protestantism movement that began in Europe in the 16th century, established itself in opposition to the Roman Catholic Church, spread around the world, and lives on in thousands of individual denominations and parachurch organizations...read more

Hardcover:

9780816054565 | Facts on File, May 1, 2005, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Alphabetically arranged entries cover the theological concepts, prominent figures, denominations, and movements that shaped Protestantism.

Paperback:

9780816077465 | Checkmark Books, October 1, 2008, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Explores the Protestantism movement that began in Europe in the 16th century, established itself in opposition to the Roman Catholic Church, spread around the world, and lives on in thousands of individual denominations and parachurch organizations.

From sacred mountains and places of pilgrimage to visions and out-of-body travel, this reference explores unusual and unexplained physical events, apparitions, and other phenomena rooted in religious beliefs. Each entry features a balanced presentation and includes a description of the phenomenon, the religious claims surrounding the occurrence, and a scientific response. Touring the world and history, this comprehensive reference includes entries on angels, comets, Marian apparitions, and religious figures such as Jesus, Mohammad, and Lao Tzu.

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9780780809246 | Omnigraphics Inc, February 6, 2006, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: From sacred mountains and places of pilgrimage to visions and out-of-body travel, this reference explores unusual and unexplained physical events, apparitions, and other phenomena rooted in religious beliefs.

Paperback:

9781578591695, titled "Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena" | Visible Ink Pr, September 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From sacred mountains and places of pilgrimage to visions and out-of-body travel, this reference explores unusual and unexplained physical events, apparitions, and other phenomena rooted in religious beliefs.
9781578592098 | Visible Ink Pr, September 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Based on more than 250 occurrences and extraordinary experiences that have served to lift believers out of the mundane world and place them in contact with a transcendental reality, The Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena explores unusual and unexplained physical events, apparitions, and other phenomena rooted in religious beliefs.

Miscellaneous:

9781578592302 | Visible Ink Pr, September 1, 2007, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: The Complete Guide to American Denominations and Christian Organizations. Nelson's Guide to Denominations provides essential data on 800+ Protestant and Catholic churches operating in the United States and Canada, plus ecumenical and cooperative associations and parachurch organizations...read more

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9781418501969 | Thomas Nelson Inc, March 6, 2007, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The Complete Guide to American Denominations and Christian Organizations.

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Product Description: A Will to Choose traces the history of African-American Methodism beginning with their emergence in the fledgling American Methodist movement in the 1760s. Responding to Methodism's anti-slavery stance, African-Americans joined the new movement in large numbers and by the end of the eighteenth century, had made up the largest minority in the Methodist church, filling positions of authority as class leaders, exhorters, and preachers...read more

Hardcover:

9780742552647 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 28, 2007, cover price $98.00 | About this edition: A Will to Choose traces the history of African-American Methodism beginning with their emergence in the fledgling American Methodist movement in the 1760s.

Paperback:

9780742552654 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 28, 2007, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: A Will to Choose traces the history of African-American Methodism beginning with their emergence in the fledgling American Methodist movement in the 1760s.

Hardcover:

9780810376106 | 2 edition (Gale Group, September 1, 2005), cover price $85.00

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Product Description: The Children of God emerged out of the hippie movement of the 1960s, and through the 1980s they came to blend Christianity with sexual freedom, communal living, and a rejection of materialism and “the system.” The Children, or “the Family” as they are now called, modified their behavior in the 1990s in the wake of several child sexual abuse charges (all dismissed) and the need for direction among the rising generation of Family members...read more

Paperback:

9781560851806 | Signature Books, December 1, 2004, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The Children of God emerged out of the hippie movement of the 1960s, and through the 1980s they came to blend Christianity with sexual freedom, communal living, and a rejection of materialism and “the system.

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Provides information on religious and spiritual groups, including churches, denominations, sects, and cults
By J. Gordon Melton (editor)

Hardcover:

9780787663841 | 7 edition (Gale Group, December 1, 2002), cover price $362.00
9780810384170 | Gale Group, November 1, 1998, cover price $235.00
9780810377141 | Gale Group, August 1, 1996, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: Provides information on religious and spiritual groups, including churches, denominations, sects, and cults
9780810369047 | Gale Group, October 1, 1992, cover price $185.00

Paperback:

9780810388185 | 4 sup edition (Gale Group, August 1, 1994), cover price $90.00
9780800730291 | Triumph Books, October 1, 1991, cover price $39.95

Miscellaneous:

9780787677022 | 7 edition (Gale Group, December 12, 2003), cover price $0.04

Book by
By J. Gordon Melton (editor)

Hardcover:

9780810394865, titled "Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology" | Gale Group, June 1, 1996, cover price $315.00 | About this edition: Book by
9780810394872, titled "Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology" | Gale Group, June 1, 1996, cover price $55.01
9780810354876 | Gale Group, March 1, 1996, cover price $330.00

Miscellaneous:

9780787677787, titled "Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology" | 5th edition (Gale Group, November 17, 2003), cover price $0.04 | also contains Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology

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Describes the traditions and religious practices of Native Americans. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780816049899 | Facts on File, April 1, 2003, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Describes the traditions and religious practices of Native Americans.

Looks at the history, beliefs, growth, and future of the Protestant churches in the United States. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780816049851 | Facts on File, April 1, 2003, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Looks at the history, beliefs, growth, and future of the Protestant churches in the United States.

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Describes the traditions and religious practices of African Americans. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780816049905 | Facts on File, November 1, 2002, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Describes the traditions and religious practices of African Americans.

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Contrary to conventional wisdom, violent episodes involving cults are rare historically. But their potential to affect and disrupt civic life looms large and efforts to manage these incidents involve controversial issues of religious freedom, politics, state intervention, and public security. The interpretive challenge of this book is to provide a social scientific explanation for these rare events. The authors conclude that they usually involve some combination of internal and external dynamics through which a new religious movement and society become polarized. (view table of contents)
By David G. Bromley (editor) and J. Gordon Melton (editor)

Hardcover:

9780521660648 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 6, 2002, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Contrary to conventional wisdom, violent episodes involving cults are rare historically.

Paperback:

9780521668989 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 13, 2002, cover price $44.99

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Covers the history of religion in the United States discussing such topics as Native American religions, the emergence of fundamentalism, and religious pluralism in the twentieth century. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9781576072226 | Abc-Clio Inc, December 1, 2000, cover price $87.00 | About this edition: Covers the history of religion in the United States discussing such topics as Native American religions, the emergence of fundamentalism, and religious pluralism in the twentieth century.

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Presents profiles of famous vampires since the 18th century, including Barnabas Collins, Count Dracula, Lord Ruthven, and Graf Orlock (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9781578590537 | Visible Ink Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents profiles of famous vampires since the 18th century, including Barnabas Collins, Count Dracula, Lord Ruthven, and Graf Orlock

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