A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America

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Though the U.S. Constitution guarantees the free exercise of religion, it does not specify what counts as a religion. From its founding in the 1830s, Mormonism, a homegrown American faith, drew thousands of converts but far more critics. In "A Peculiar People", J. Spencer Fluhman offers a comprehensive history of anti-Mormon thought and the associated passionate debates about religious authenticity in nineteenth-century America. He argues that understanding anti-Mormonism provides critical insight into the American psyche ...

A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America 2014, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469618852

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"A Peculiar People": Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America 2012, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9780807835715

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A Peculiar People: Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America 2012, Blackstone Audiobooks

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