The first edition of this award-winning reference, published in 1977, contained 425 biographical profiles of the most significant American religious leaders. Bowden has added profiles for 125 additional figures, and the earlier sketches have been revised and updated. Each profile contains a capsule summary of the figure's life, followed by a discussion of the historical context of the figure's contribution and a bibliography of works by and about the individual. Appendices categorize the figures by religious denomination and place of birth. The dictionary contains entries for individuals who died before July 1, 1992, and reflects America's cultural and religious diversity.Career: music director, William E. Bied- erwolf evangelical campaigns, 1905-10; music director, William A. Sunday evangelical campaigns, ... He also issued recordings of gospel songs as well as special piano arrangements of sheet music .
|Title||:||Dictionary of American Religious Biography|
|Author||:||Henry Warner Bowden|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1993-01-01|