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The Latter-day Saint experience in America

Givens also considers the range of Mormon doctrines—both familiar and peculiar—and overviews the background and content of the unique canon of Mormon scripture.The Latter-day Saint Experience in America examines all aspects of how Mormons live, work, and worship.
Print Book, English, 2004
Greenwood Press, Westport, CT [etc.], 2004
XXI, 347 p. ill. 25 cm
9780313327506, 0313327505
Introduction: What Is a Mormon? A Homegrown Religion: Mormonism in America and America in Mormonism "These War-like Fanatics": Anti-Mormonism in American History Christians with a Difference: Orthodoxy and Heresy in LDS Thought Making Scripture: The Mormon Canon Temple, Church, and Family: LDS Worship and Organization "All things are spiritual": The Church, Politics, and Society "If there is anything lovely or praiseworthy": Intellectual and Cultural Life of the Latter-day Saints Schisms, Secularism, and a Global Church The Prophets and Other Notables The Articles of Faith Creeds, Confessions, and Mormonism: A Comparison Timeline Glossary Select, Annotated Bibliography LDS Membership Growth