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Mormonism for Dummies

Jana Riess, Christopher Kimball Bigelow


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Get the facts on temples, tithing, missions, and caffeine

Mormon doctrines, rituals, and history, demystified at last

Mormonism, or the LDS Church, is one of the world's fastest growing religions. But unless you were raised a Mormon, you probably don't have a clear picture of LDS beliefs and practices. Covering everything from Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon to tithing and family home evening, this friendly guide will get you up to speed in no time.

* How the LDS Church differs from other Christian churches
* What Mormons believe
* What happens in Mormon temples and meetinghouses
* The history of the LDS Church
* LDS debates on race, women, and polygamy.

For Dummies, 9780764571954, 365pp.

Publication Date: February 25, 2005

About the Author

Jana Riess, PhD, has a doctorate in American religious history and is religion book review editor at Publishers Weekly. Christopher Kimball Bigelow is a writer and editor. Both are Mormons.