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Open Access Resources in Religious & Theological Studies: Denominations

Defining Denominations

Denominations: a religious community of likeminded individuals formed on the groundwork of a common belief.
--Brill Dictionary of Religion. Ed. Kocku von Stuckrad. Brill, 2006.

ARDA US Denominations

Explore detailed information and family trees for over 400 U.S. religious denominations.

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Denominational Websites

Denominational organizations will often have a research office that provides statistics. Here are a few of the major denominational websites:

Denominational Resources