The fourth edition of World Religions in America continues its lauded tradition of providing students with reliable and nuanced information about America's religious diversity, while also reflecting new developments and ideas. World-class contributors highlight the many religious traditions, both old and new, that are currently practiced in the United States. Each chapter has been meticulously revised and updated to reflect important changes and events, as well as current religious statistics and information. New features include a timeline of key events and people for each religious tradition; sidebars on major religious movements or controversies; personal stories from members of various faiths; a user friendly theme-based organization of subject matter; more subheads to assist students in finding information; three new chapters exploring America's increasing religious diversity; and suggested Web sites, books, and topics for further study. Contributors include Martin Marty, John Esposito, Jacob Neusner, Sam Gill, Andrew M. Greeley, Paul Murray, Justo L. Gonzalez, Carlos Cardoza-Orlandi, Jaroslav Pelikan, John McGuckin, Mike McMullen, Gerald James Larson, Malcolm David Eckel, Peter Paris, Robert Ellwood, Mark Csikszentmihalyi, Dell deChant, Danny Jorgensen, George D. Chryssides, Eleanor Stebner, and William Scott Green.