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Mormonism For Dummies free pdf At last, an accessible guide that demystifies the Mormon religion The LDS church, formally known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter--day Saints, or LDS, has 5.2 million members in the U.S. and adds about 300,000 converts every year. This eye--opening book takes the mystery out of Mormonism, describing the beliefs and rituals that set the LDS apart from other Christian denominations as well as its views on women, race, homosexuality, and polygamy. Jana Riess, PhD (Winchester, KY), a Mormon convert, is the religion book review editor at Publishers Weekly. Christopher Bigelow (Provo, UT), a sixth--generation Mormon, wrote for the official LDS monthly magazine.

About Jana Riess

Jana Riess, PhD, is the Religion Book Review Editor for Publishers Weekly magazine and is also the author of The Spiritual Traveler: Boston and New England (HiddenSpring) and What Would Buffy Do?: The Vampire Slayer as Spiritual Guide (Jossey-Bass). She holds degrees in religion from Wellesley College and Princeton Theological Seminary, and a PhD in American religious history from Columbia University. She is frequently interviewed by the media on trends in religion and publishing. A convert to the LDS Church, Riess has spoken at Brigham Young University Women's Conference and other Mormon gatherings, as well as professional conferences. She lives in Kentucky with her husband and daughter. Christopher Kimball Bigelow is the great-great-great-grandson of a Mormon apostle who had more than 40 wives. He served an LDS mission in Melbourne, Australia, and worked as an editor at the LDS Church's official Ensign magazine. A graduate of Emerson College and Brigham Young University, Bigelow cofounded and edited the Mormon literary magazine Irreantum and the satirical Mormon newspaper The Sugar Beet, and he's working on a memoir and a novel. A Hodgkin's disease survivor and the oldest of ten siblings, he lives with his wife and four children in Provo, Utah. You can reach him at

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Author : Jana Riess
Publisher : Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Data Published : 25 February 2005
ISBN : 0764571958
EAN : 9780764571954
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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