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Quest for Refuge: The Mormon Flight from American Pluralism

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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published June 1st 1989 by Signature Books
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Samuel
Nov 10, 2015 Samuel rated it it was ok
Marvin S. Hill's QUEST FOR REFUGE reads Mormonism as a movement dissatisfied with the current capitalistic, socioeconomic divisions in American society. Hill argues that Mormonism attempted to build a refuge against the impending apocalypse. Converts who embraced Mormonism "wanted a society that would exclude unnecessary choices and would exclude pluralism....Above all, they wanted to diminish the secular influences that pluralism engendered" (14). While Hill's thesis is clear and begins to ...more
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