In March 2012, the Mormon
church, formally known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sent a letter to its congregations reiterating a 1995 policy that members should only do posthumous baptisms on their own ancestors and forbidding baptisms of Jewish Holocaust victims and celebrities.
practice of baptizing the dead has caused controversy before, and in 1995 the church (http://www.
Professor Givens has structured these volumes in a way that recognizes the implicit logic of Mormon
Church had long told their members that they should obey, honor, and sustain the law of civil governments.
But with the rise of McMullinhimself a Mormon
like fellow Trump critic Romneyhas come a rise in anti-Mormon
bigotry in Trumpian circles.
This biography investigates the life and legacy of James Jesse Strang, an early Mormon
leader who was close to Mormon
founder Joseph Smith in the middle of the 19th century.
Here Hicks places the infancy of what would eventually become the Tabernacle Choir at the nexus of the paradoxical Mormon
dichotomy between the spoken and written word.
There is a feeling in the LGBT Mormon
community that they can't trust their leaders.
David Conley Nelson, who describes himself as part of a "typically large Latter-day Saint family," is unsparing of his criticism of German Mormons
and of subsequent efforts by the universal church to minimize the historical evidence of their involvement.
Quin Monson trace the evolution of Mormon
political preferences from Joseph Smith's 1844 presidential candidacy to Mitt Romney's bid in 2012.
With unprecedented access to the Mormon
Church, Alleway follows Josh on his challenging and emotional mission.
In examining Mormon
reactions to the "new religion" label, I am elucidating the status politics of novelty.