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Mormonism and American politics /

edited by Randall Balmer and Jana Riess.

Other Authors: Balmer, Randall Herbert,, Riess, Jana,
Format: Book
Language: English
Series: Religion, culture, and public life.
Subjects: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints > Political activity.
Mormon Church > Political activity.
Religion and politics > United States.
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Table of Contents:
  • Joseph Smith's presidential ambitions / Richard Lyman Bushman
  • Unpopular sovereignty : Brigham Young and the U.S. government, 1847-1877 / John G. Turner
  • Polygamy in the nation's capitol : Protestant women and the 1899 campaign against B.H. Roberts / Jana Riess
  • Eternal progression : Mormonism and American progressivism / Matthew Bowman
  • Ezra Taft Benson and the conservative turn of "those amazing Mormons" / Jan Shipps
  • Testimony and theology : the Mormon struggle with America's civil religion / Russell Arben Fox
  • Chosen land, chosen people : religious and american exceptionalism among the Mormons / Philip L. Barlow
  • Like father, unlike son : the governors Romney, the Kennedy paradigm, and the Mormon question / Randall Balmer
  • A politically peculiar people : how Mormons moved into and then out of the political mainstream / David E. Campbell, Christopher F. Karpowitz, and J. Quin Monson
  • "Twice-told tale" : telling two histories of Mormon-Black relations during the 2012 presidential election / Max Perry Mueller
  • Mormon women talk politics / Claudia L. Bushman
  • On the "underground" : what the Mormon "yes on 8" campaign reveals about the future of Mormons in American political life / Joanna Brooks
  • Mitt, Mormonism, and the media : an unfamiliar faith takes the stage in the 2012 U.S. presidential election / Peggy Fletcher Stack.

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