Author Information

J. Gordon Melton, PhD

Author J. Gordon Melton is a nationally known author, lecturer and scholar, best known for his work on religious cults. He is considered America's senior scholar in the field of new and unconventional religions, having studied them for more than 25 years. He is a director of the Institute for the Study of American Religions and a research specialist with the Department of Religious Studies at University College, Santa Barbara. He has written a number of books on new and unconventional religions and maintains a foot firmly planted in the paranormal.

Titles by this Author

The Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena
by J. Gordon Melton, PhD
Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena
$24.95

The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead, Third Edition
by J. Gordon Melton, PhD
Vampire Book 3e
$59.95