The Role of the American Board in the World: Bicentennial Reflections on the Organization's Missionary Work, 1810–2010 . Edited by Clifford Putney and Paul T. Burlin. Eugene, Ore.: Wipf & Stock, 2012. xxx + 349 pp. $42.00 paper.

@article{McCoy2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of the American Board in the World: Bicentennial Reflections on the Organization's Missionary Work, 1810–2010 . Edited by Clifford Putney and Paul T. Burlin. Eugene, Ore.: Wipf & Stock, 2012. xxx + 349 pp. \$42.00 paper.},
  author={G. McCoy},
  journal={Church History},
  year={2013},
  volume={82},
  pages={752 - 753}
}
  • G. McCoy
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Church History
Mormons now had to figure out how to handle the “problem” of acceptance. Could Latter-day Saints, as Fluhman asks, in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries “fuse those parts of their tradition that resonate with conventional Christianity and those that mark them as a distinctive faith community” (6)? Mormon power in state and national politics still poses issues for a Church that has not had much use for ecumenical initiatives and that even at this late date sets scholars to arguing about… Expand
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