Mormons and Mormonism : an introduction to an American world religion

  title={Mormons and Mormonism : an introduction to an American world religion},
  author={Eric A. Eliason},
Introduction / Eric A. Eliason -- Soaring with the gods : early Mormons and the eclipse of religious pluralism / Richard T. Hughes -- Mormons / Dean L. May -- "Is Mormonism Christian?" : reflections on a complicated question / Jan Shipps -- "This great modern abomination" : orthodoxy and heresy in American religion / Terryl L. Givens -- The populist view of Joseph Smith / Nathan O. Hatch -- Modern heaven--and a theology / Colleen McDannell and Bernhard Lang -- Beyond the stereotypes : Mormon… 
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  • Eric A. Eliason
  • Geology
    Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
  • 2001
The erection of a State of the Union whose population consisted of Turks or Afghans would not be a worse blunder fraught with more dangerous consequences than the creation of a State composed of
Books Received
Argall, Randal A., Beverly Bow, and Rodney Alan Werline, ed. For a Later Generation: The Transformation of Tradition in Israel, Early Judaism, and Early Christianity. Harrisburg, Penn.: Trinity,