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Published: 07 January 1999

144 Pages | 69 photos

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195106770

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Mormons in America

Claudia Lauper Bushman and Richard Lyman Bushman

Religion in American Life

  • Tells the tumultuous story of this religious group, from its humble origins in small-town New York State in 1830 to its present heyday
  • Introduces us to charismatic leaders like Joseph Smith and Brigham Young
  • Draws us into the dozens of skirmishes, verbal attacks, and court battles between Mormons and their neighbors, other religions, the media, and the American government.