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Contemporary Mormonism : Latter-day Saints in modern America

Author: Claudia L Bushman
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
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Much misunderstood, Mormonism had a colorful beginning in the 19th century, as a visionary named Joseph Smith founded and built a community of believers with their own unique faith. This work sheds  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia L Bushman
ISBN: 027598933X 9780275989330
OCLC Number: 61178156
Description: xiv, 241 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Encountering the Mormons --
Identity, beliefs, and organization --
Families --
The missionary experience and the international church --
Temples and genealogy --
Race, ethnicity, and class --
Gender and sexual orientation --
The public faces of Mormonism --
The intellectual activities of recent years --
The city of Zion --
The church at one hundred and seventy-five --
Chronology.
Responsibility: Claudia L. Bushman.
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"A Mormon herself, Bushman describes contemporary practices in the religion through her own experiences, the experiences of others, and church documents. She explains the organization of the church, Read more...

 
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