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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J Spencer Fluhman
|Description:||229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||On familiarity and contempt --
Religious liberty as an American problem --
"Impostor" : the Mormon prophet. Authenticity and disestablishment ; Interlopers in the Protestant historical pantheon ; Counterfeiters of faith and currency --
"Delusion" : early Mormon religiosity. Mormon spirituality and the threat of enthusiasm ; Religion, madness, and the search for rational faith ; Enlightened Christianity and the problem of Mormon evidence --
"Fanaticism" : the church as (un)holy city. The political burden of the Mormon gathering ; The discovery of a Mormon theology ; The politics of expulsion --
"Barbarism" : rhetorics of alienation. Empire(s) in the West ; The problem of Mormon whiteness ; Mormon women, the ungrateful objects of American pity --
"Heresy" : Americanizing the American religion. Mormonism in the crowd of world religions ; Textbook Mormons and the weight of Mormon history ; Mormonism (almost) defanged.
|Responsibility:||J. Spencer Fluhman.|
"The world needs more books like Fluhman's deft account of nineteenth-century anti-Mormon literature and the fascinating American dialogues about religion that anti-Mormonism produced.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Controversial literature.
- Mormon Church -- Controversial literature.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History.
- Mormon Church -- History.
- United States -- Church history -- 19th century.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- Mormon Church.
- United States.