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Published: 14 February 2013

256 Pages | 18 b&w


ISBN: 9780199933808

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The Viper on the Hearth

Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy

Terryl L. Givens

Religion in America

  • A comprehensive study of how Mormons have been constructed in popular culture in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Interdisciplinary research that relies on historical and literary sources
  • Provides novel scholarship on religious formation, identity, and persecution
  • Author now recognized as among the foremost scholars of Mormonism