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Mormons and money: An unorthodox and messy history of church finances

John Turner, George Mason University The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has allegedly amassed US$100 billion in purportedly charitable assets since 1997 without...

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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Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African...

By Toni Pepe Dan, Boston University In the spring of 1950, Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer for Life Magazine, returned to his hometown of...