Mauss' book analyzes the last 40 years of Mormon history from a sociological perspective, calling on a wide array of sources in sociology and history to show that Mormons, who had come a long way from their position as qoutsidersq in a society dominated by the traditional religions, seem to be adopting more conservative ways and seeking a return to a more sectarian posture.Lesson manuals occasionally take gratuitous swipes at scientists, intellectuals, and modernist ideas, which arc blamed for jeopardizing the faith of the students. The 1981 CES institute course on the Book of Mormon (Religion 121-22) providesanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Angel and the Beehive|
|Author||:||Armand L. Mauss|
|Publisher||:||University of Illinois Press - 1994-01-01|