Tag: TEACHING MORMONISM

TEACHING MORMONISM IN THE CATHOLIC CLASSROOM

While the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been an important part of America’s religious and civic life, it is still frequently polemically labeled as a “cult,” distinct and separate from the Christian tradition. This presentation explores issues elicited by teaching about Mormonism as part of a course entitled “Modern Religious Movements” at …

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LOVE AND HATE IN THE DESERT SOUTHWEST: TEACHING MORMONISM ON THE FRONT LINES

The academic study of Mormonism in the public university continues to generate interest, particularly among historians, scholars of religion, and many Latter-day Saints with academic training. This discussion focuses on the development and delivery of an “issues in Mormonism” course over a two semester period at Arizona State University. Using examples from classroom presentations, journal …

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