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Family Trees for American Religions

Each family tree diagrams the rich history of a major religious family in the United States. To view and interactively explore a diagram, click on one of the religious families listed below.

Family Trees for World Religions

Each family tree diagrams the rich history of a major world religion. To view and interactively explore a diagram, click on one of the religious families listed below.

The family trees and religious group profiles were written and assembled by J. Gordon Melton. Melton is co-author (with Martin Baumann) of Religions of the World and is the sole author of Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religion, 8th edition.
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