Reading as a Christian practice
Reading fiction has done more to baptize my imagination, inform my faith and strengthen my courage than any prayer technique has.
Taking liturgy to the streets
Public ritual might be construed as a benign relic, as imperialism or as marketing. Or it might be seen as a form of pilgrimage.
The moral hazards of football
A sociologist might see in football a society's need to control and ritualize violence. The church fathers, however, weren't much for sociologists.
The Century asked 23 authors to boil Christian proclamation down to just a few words. What is the essence of the essence of Christianity?
An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, 1830–1900
A History of the Latter-day Saints
Rough Stone Rolling
The American Scripture That Launched a New World Religion
The Mormon Struggle with Assimilation
The Story of a New Religious Tradition
An annotated list by the author of Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction.
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