Mormon America: The Power and the Promise
In this candid examination of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one of America's leading religion journalists covers everyaspect of this little-understood community of faith whose family values, business success, and evangelistic missions have helped it become one of the world's fastest growing religions.
Esteemed Time and Associated Press reporter Richard...more
Richard N. Ostling and Joan K. Ostling are husband and wife journalists, with extensive experience in the field of p ...more
Overall, it's fairly objective, though there are paragraphs here and there (especially in the chapter conclusions) that are somewhat biased. Considering that the authors are not Mormon, it would be difficult to write on another religion's faith without bringing your own opinions and e ...more
covers mormon doctrine, history, rituals, sociology and art. a pretty good combination, i do believe.
i will be using this book as a reference for a class i am planning on teaching for gentiles.