Profiles the diversity of American religious expression, encompassing active religious centers and some 160 worship groups in all 50 states, from cathedrals to store-front chapels. Entries give information on each site's location, origin, and history, as well as its size, accessibility, purpose, and influence. Telephone, fax, and electronic contacts are also given. A multitude of beliefs and practices are represented, including Navajo sand painting, Messianic Judaism, ki healing, evangelism, and peyotism. Includes a detailed timeline charting the growth of religious expression in America, a glossary, and b&w photos for many entries.