The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS ChurchAmerican Millennials the generation born in the 1980s and 1990s have been leaving organized religion in unprecedented numbers For a long time, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints was an exception nearly three quarters of people who grew up Mormon stayed that way into adulthood In



Seventeen Sisters: Tell Their Story

Seventeen Sisters: Tell Their StoryWe ve watched interesting plural marriages in TV documentaries, read about them in books, and even seen them featured in an HBO series We ve heard daunting stories about young women forced into marrying older men and the admirable journey to escape their way out of the polygamous life they were


Mormon Feminism: Essential Writings

Mormon Feminism: Essential WritingsThis groundbreaking collection gathers together for the first time the essential writings of the contemporary Mormon feminist movement from its historic beginnings in the 1970s to its vibrant present, offering the best Mormon feminist thought and writing No issue in Mormonism has made


Sister Saints: Mormon Women Since the End of Polygamy

Sister Saints: Mormon Women Since the End of PolygamyThe specter of polygamy haunts Mormonism More than a century after the practice was banned, it casts a long shadow that obscures people s perceptions of the lives of today s Latter day Saint women Many still see them as second class citizens, oppressed by the church and their husbands, and forced


His Right Hand (Linda Wallheim Mystery, #2)

His Right Hand (Linda Wallheim Mystery, #2)In the follow up to the controversial and critically acclaimed mysteryThe Bishop s Wife,Mormon housewife Linda Wallheim finds herself ruffling feathers in Draper, Utah, as she assists a murder investigation that is being derailed by transphobia within the LDS community.In Draper, Utah, a tight knit


Daredevils

DaredevilsFrom the winner of 2014 s PEN Robert W Bingham Prize, an unforgettable debut novel about Loretta, a teenager married off as a sister wife, who makes a break for freedomAt the heart of this exciting debut novel, set in Arizona and Idaho in the mid 1970s, is fifteen year old Loretta, who slips out


The Latter Days: A Memoir

The Latter Days: A MemoirAn arresting, lyrical memoir about the path the author took sometimes unwittingly out of her Mormon upbringing and through a thicket of profound difficulties to become a writer.At twenty two, Judith Freeman was working in the Mormon church owned department store in the Utah town where she d grown



Moroni and the Swastika: Mormons in Nazi Germany

Moroni and the Swastika: Mormons in Nazi GermanyWhile Adolf Hitler s National Socialist government was persecuting Jews and Jehovah s Witnesses and driving forty two small German religious sects underground, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints continued to practice unhindered How some fourteen thousand Mormons not only survived but


Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent FaithA multilayered, bone chilling narrative of messianic delusion, savage violence, polygamy, and unyielding faith This is vintage Krakauer, an utterly compelling work of nonfiction that illuminates an otherwise confounding realm of human behavior Jon Krakauer s literary reputation rests on insightful