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Mormons in Mexico: A brief history of polygamy, cartel violence and...

Rebecca Janzen, University of South Carolina Nine members of a prominent Mormon family in northern Mexico, all women and children, were gunned down on Nov....

Mormons confront a history of Church racism

Matthew Bowman, Henderson State University On June 1 of this year, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – or the Mormons – will...

Why the Christian right opposes pornography but still supports Trump

Kelsy Burke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Many commentators have pointed out the hypocrisy of Christian leaders who claim a moral high ground while supporting President Donald...

Mormonism’s newest apostles reflect growing global reach

Matthew Bowman, Henderson State University At its annual General Conference held from March 31 to April 1, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...

Explaining polygamy and its history in the Mormon Church

Joanna Brooks, San Diego State University The arrest of polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs, evictions of polygamist families and new studies on crippling genetic disorders among...

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