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Mormon studies

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Mormon studies is the interdisciplinary academic study of the beliefs, practices, history and culture of those known by the term Mormon and denominations belonging to the Latter Day Saint movement whose members do not generally go by the term "Mormon". [1]

75 relations: American Mormon, An Insider's View of Mormon Origins, B. H. Roberts, Black people and Mormon priesthood, Book of Abraham, Book of Mormon, Boyd Petersen, BYU Studies Quarterly, Claremont Graduate University, Criticism of Mormon sacred texts, Criticism of the Book of Mormon, Criticism of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Daniel C. Peterson, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, E. E. Ericksen, Eugene England, Evidences and Reconciliations, FairMormon, Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, Gary P. Gillum, Genetics and the Book of Mormon, Golden plates, Grant Hardy, Gregory Prince, History of the Latter Day Saint movement, History of the Saints (TV series), Hugh Nibley, International Journal of Mormon Studies, Interpreter (journal), James McLachlan (scholar), John Dehlin, John Whitmer Historical Association, Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, Kathleen Flake, Latter Day Saint movement and engraved metal plates, Latter Day Saint polygamy in the late-19th century, Lectures on Faith, Linguistics and the Book of Mormon, List of denominations in the Latter Day Saint movement, List of Latter Day Saint movement topics, List of online encyclopedias, List of University of Utah people, Michael R. Ash, Mormon (disambiguation), Mormon blogosphere, Mormon History Association, Mormon Stories Podcast, Mormon studies, Mormon Studies Review, Mormonism and Christianity, ..., Mormonism in the 20th century, Mormonism in the 21st century, Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia, Nathan Oman, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, Obert C. Tanner, Pearl of Great Price (Mormonism), Peggy Fletcher Stack, Religious Studies Center, Rhett S. James, Richard I. Winwood, Robert A. Rees, Search for the Truth (film), Sidney Rigdon: A Portrait of Religious Excess, Spalding–Rigdon theory of Book of Mormon authorship, Stay LDS / Mormon, Steven E. Jones, Sunstone (magazine), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Joseph Smith Papers (TV series), The University of Utah Press, View of the Hebrews, W. Cleon Skousen, William Henry Chamberlin (philosopher), Zelph. Expand index (25 more) »

American Mormon

American Mormon is a 2005 comedic documentary (starring Daryn Tufts and Jed Knudsen) that takes look at the real life misconceptions (and understandings) concerning the faith and culture of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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An Insider's View of Mormon Origins

An Insider's View of Mormon Origins is a 2002 book about the origins of Mormonism by Grant H. Palmer, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) who is a retired Church Educational System instructor and Institute director with a master's degree in history.

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B. H. Roberts

Brigham Henry Roberts (March 13, 1857 – September 27, 1933) was a Mormon leader, historian, and politician.

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Black people and Mormon priesthood

From 1849 to 1978, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) prohibited anyone with black ancestry from being ordained to the priesthood.

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Book of Abraham

The Book of Abraham is a work produced in 1835 by Joseph Smith.

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Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421.

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Boyd Petersen

Boyd Jay Petersen (born February 23, 1962) is program coordinator for Mormon Studies at Utah Valley University (UVU) and teaches English and literature at UVU and Brigham Young University (BYU).

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BYU Studies Quarterly

BYU Studies Quarterly is an academic journal covering a broad array of topics related to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon studies).

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Claremont Graduate University

Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is a private, all-graduate research university located in Claremont, California, a city east of downtown Los Angeles.

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Criticism of Mormon sacred texts

The Latter Day Saints (full name: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) believe that the Book of Mormon is a sacred text with the same divine authority as the Bible.

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Criticism of the Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421.

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Criticism of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) has been the subject of criticism since it was founded by American religious leader Joseph Smith in 1830.

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Daniel C. Peterson

Daniel C. Peterson, born January 15, 1953, is the professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic in the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought

Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought is an independent quarterly journal of "Mormon thought" that addresses a wide range of issues on Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint Movement.

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E. E. Ericksen

Ephraim Edward Ericksen (1882–1967) was an American philosopher and Mormon scholar who taught philosophy at the University of Utah for 30 years.

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Eugene England

George Eugene England, Jr. (22 July 1933 – 17 August 2001), usually credited as Eugene England, was a Mormon writer, teacher, and scholar.

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Evidences and Reconciliations

Evidences and Reconciliations: Aids to Faith in a Modern Day is a Mormon apologetic book by John A. Widtsoe.

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FairMormon

FairMormon, formerly known as the Foundation for Apologetic Information & Research (FAIR), is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that specializes in Mormon apologetics and responds to criticism of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies

The Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS) was an informal collaboration of academics devoted to Latter-day Saint historical scholarship.

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Gary P. Gillum

Gary P. Gillum (born June 12, 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a librarian-emeritus of Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Genetics and the Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon, the founding document of the Latter Day Saint movement and one of the four books of scripture of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), is an account of three groups of people.

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Golden plates

According to Latter Day Saint belief, the golden plates (also called the gold plates or in some 19th-century literature, the golden bible) are the source from which Joseph Smith said he translated the Book of Mormon, a sacred text of the faith.

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Grant Hardy

Grant Hardy is professor of history and religious studies and director of the humanities program at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

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Gregory Prince

Gregory Antone Prince (born 1948) is an American pathology researcher, businessman, author, social critic, and historian of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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History of the Latter Day Saint movement

The Latter Day Saint movement is a religious movement within Christianity that arose during the Second Great Awakening in the early 19th century and that led to the set of doctrines, practices, and cultures called Mormonism, and to the existence of numerous Latter Day Saint churches.

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History of the Saints (TV series)

The History of the Saints: Gathering to the West is a television documentary series produced by Dennis Lyman and Glenn Rawson.

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Hugh Nibley

Hugh Winder Nibley (March 27, 1910 – February 24, 2005) was an American scholar and Mormon apologist who was a professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) for nearly 50 years.

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International Journal of Mormon Studies

The International Journal of Mormon Studies is a peer-reviewed open access academic journal of Mormon studies, that was established in 2008 as the British Journal of Mormon Studies, before obtaining its current title later in 2009.

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Interpreter (journal)

Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture is a non-profit peer-reviewed educational academic journal published by the Interpreter Foundation covering primarily LDS apologetics as well as Mormon studies.

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James McLachlan (scholar)

James McLachlan is a Mormon studies scholar and theologian.

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John Dehlin

John Parkinson Dehlin is an online journalist and social commentator, personal counselor, social activist, and scholar.

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John Whitmer Historical Association

The John Whitmer Historical Association (JWHA) is an independent, nonprofit organization promoting study, research, and publishing about the history and culture of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Journal of Book of Mormon Studies

The Journal of Book of Mormon Studies is an annual peer-reviewed academic journal covering topics surrounding the Book of Mormon.

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Kathleen Flake

Kathleen Flake was appointed to the Richard L. Bushman chair of Mormon studies at the University of Virginia in 2013.

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Latter Day Saint movement and engraved metal plates

Engraved metal plates hold a special significance in the Latter Day Saint movement because in 1827, the founder of that religion, Joseph Smith, claimed to have obtained a set of engraved golden plates from an angel and from them translated the Book of Mormon, a religious text of that religious tradition.

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Latter Day Saint polygamy in the late-19th century

Possibly as early as the 1830s, followers of the Latter Day Saint movement (also known as Mormonism), were practicing the doctrine of polygamy or "plural marriage".

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Lectures on Faith

"Lectures on Faith" is a set of seven lectures on the doctrine and theology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, first published as the doctrine portion of the 1835 edition of the canonical Doctrine and Covenants, but later removed from that work by both major branches of the faith.

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Linguistics and the Book of Mormon

According to most adherents of the Latter Day Saint movement, the Book of Mormon is a 19th-century translation of a record of ancient inhabitants of the American continent, which was written in a script which the book refers to as "reformed Egyptian".

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List of denominations in the Latter Day Saint movement

The denominations in the Latter Day Saint movement are sometimes collectively referred to as Mormonism.

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List of Latter Day Saint movement topics

In an effort to bring together pages on various religions, below is a list of articles that are about or reference Latter Day Saint movement topics.

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List of online encyclopedias

This is a list of encyclopedias accessible on the Internet.

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List of University of Utah people

This list of University of Utah people includes notable alumni, non-graduate former students, faculty, staff, and former university presidents.

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Michael R. Ash

Michael R. Ash (born 12 August 1961) is a Mormon scholar and apologist.

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Mormon (disambiguation)

A Mormon is one of the Mormons, a subcultural and ethnoreligious group.

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Mormon blogosphere

The Mormon blogosphere (often referred to as the Bloggernacle) is a segment of the blogosphere focused on Mormon issues.

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Mormon History Association

The Mormon History Association (MHA) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the study and understanding of all aspects of Mormon history to promote understanding, scholarly research, and publication in the field.

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Mormon Stories Podcast

Mormon Stories Podcast is a podcast principally hosted by John Dehlin featuring interviews with scholars and others especially on Mormon topics.

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Mormon studies

Mormon studies is the interdisciplinary academic study of the beliefs, practices, history and culture of those known by the term Mormon and denominations belonging to the Latter Day Saint movement whose members do not generally go by the term "Mormon".

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Mormon Studies Review

Mormon Studies Review is an annual academic journal covering Mormon studies published by the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at Brigham Young University.

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Mormonism and Christianity

Mormonism and Christianity have a complex theological, historical, and sociological relationship.

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Mormonism in the 20th century

This is a timeline of major events in Mormonism in the 20th century.

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Mormonism in the 21st century

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Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia

Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia is an encyclopedia designed for a general readership about topics relating to the History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, edited by W. Paul Reeve and Ardis E. Parshall.

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Nathan Oman

Nathan Bryan "Nate" Oman (born 1975) is the Rollins Professor of Law at the law school of the College of William and Mary.

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Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, or simply the Maxwell Institute, is a research institute at Brigham Young University (BYU) made up of faculty and visiting scholars who study and write about religion, primarily The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Obert C. Tanner

Obert Clark Tanner (September 20, 1904 – October 14, 1993) was a University of Utah professor of philosophy, philanthropist, and founder of O.C. Tanner Co.

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Pearl of Great Price (Mormonism)

The Pearl of Great Price is part of the canonical standard works of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and some other Latter Day Saint denominations.

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Peggy Fletcher Stack

Peggy Fletcher Stack is an American journalist, editor, and author.

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Religious Studies Center

The Religious Studies Center (RSC) is the research and publishing arm of Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU), sponsoring scholarship on Latter-day Saint (LDS) culture, history, scripture, and doctrine.

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Rhett S. James

Rhett S. James is a Latter-day Saint author and educator.

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Richard I. Winwood

Richard Ivan "Dick" Winwood (born January 18, 1943) is an author, religious leader, and business executive with Franklin-Covey.

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Robert A. Rees

Robert A. Rees (born November 17, 1935) is an educator, scholar and poet.

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Search for the Truth (film)

Search for the Truth (also known by the name Jesus Christ/Joseph Smith in its DVD form) is an anti-Mormon video produced by Tri-Grace Ministries.

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Sidney Rigdon: A Portrait of Religious Excess

Sidney Rigdon: A Portrait of Religious Excess is a 1994 biography of the early Latter Day Saint leader Sidney Rigdon written by Richard S. Van Wagoner.

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Spalding–Rigdon theory of Book of Mormon authorship

The Spalding–Rigdon theory of Book of Mormon authorship is the theory that the Book of Mormon was plagiarized in part from an unpublished manuscript written by Solomon Spalding.

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Stay LDS / Mormon

Stay LDS / Mormon ("Latter-day Saint") is a group weblog featuring discussion and commentary about Mormon issues, beliefs, culture, thought and current events.

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Steven E. Jones

Steven Earl Jones (born March 25, 1949) is an American physicist.

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Sunstone (magazine)

Sunstone is a magazine published by the Sunstone Education Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, that discusses Mormonism through scholarship, art, short fiction, and poetry.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.

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The Joseph Smith Papers (TV series)

The Joseph Smith Papers: Television Documentary Series is a documentary television series produced by Ronald O. Barney and the Larry H. Miller Communications Corporation.

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The University of Utah Press

The University of Utah Press is the independent publishing branch of the University of Utah and is a division of the J. Willard Marriott Library.

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View of the Hebrews

View of the Hebrews is an 1823 book written by Ethan Smith, a United States Congregationalist minister, who argued that Native Americans were descended from the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel.

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W. Cleon Skousen

Willard Cleon Skousen (January 20, 1913 – January 9, 2006) was an American conservative author and faith-based political theorist.

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William Henry Chamberlin (philosopher)

William Henry Chamberlin Jr. (February 12, 1870 – May 9, 1921) was an American Mormon philosopher, theologian, and educator.

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Zelph

Zelph is a figure of interest in Mormon studies.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mormon_studies

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