Mormonism: The Basics

Editor/Author Duffy, John Charles and Howlett, David J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 978-1-13-802047-4
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2017
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Mormonism: The Basics introduces the teachings, practices, evolution, and internal diversity of this movement, whose cultural icons range from Mitt Romney to the Twilight saga, from young male missionaries in white shirts and ties to polygamous women in pastel prairie dresses.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • Introduction
  • A suggestion for teachers
  • 1 A brief history of Mormons
  • 2 Are Mormons Christian? Why does it matter? Mormonism and religious pluralism
  • 3 Building God's kingdom: Mormons and church–state relations
  • 4 Mormons and sex: gender, sexuality, and family
  • 5 The shape of a Mormon life: ritual and regulation
  • 6 Making holy places: sacred space in Mormonism
  • 7 Going global: Mormonism's international expansion
  • Glossary