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Contemporary Mormonism: Latter-Day Saints in Modern America

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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. In the late-20th century, the church had to come to terms with its own growth and organization, as well as with the increasing pervasiveness of globalization, secularization, and cultural ...more
Hardcover, 241 pages
Published January 30th 2006 by Praeger Publishers (first published January 1st 2006)
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American voters curious about Mitt Romney's religion would do well to read Columbia University Professor Bushman's latest title. It would save the candidate from having to respond to ill-informed questioners by suggesting they look for the answer on the LDS web site. And if you are not a member of the faith, don't worry. The well-documented book's purpose is not to convert souls despite the author being a third-generation Mormon. It will inform you with no hidden agenda.

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