The Mormon History Association's Tanner Lectures

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252072888
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 3/24/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Beginnings
1 Evangelical America and early Mormonism 9
2 Two restoration traditions : Mormons and churches of Christ in the nineteenth century 29
3 The book of Mormon in a biblical culture 45
4 Mormon and Methodist : popular religion in the crucible of the free market 65
5 Some comparative perspectives on the early Mormon movement and the church-state question, 1830-45 81
6 Learning to play : the Mormon way and the way of other Americans 97
Pt. 2 Establishing Zion
7 The Mormon nation and the American empire 125
8 The popular history of early Victorian Britain : a Mormon contribution 138
9 Sesquicentennial reflections : a comparative view of Mormon and gentile women on the westward trail 153
10 Mormon "deliverance" and the closing of the frontier 172
11 Peace initiative : using the Mormons to rethink culture and ethnicity in American history 185
12 Mormon women, other women : paradoxes and challenges 207
13 The Mormon message in the context of Maori culture 224
14 National perceptions of Utah's statehood 250
Pt. 3 Mormonism considered from different perspectives
15 Early Mormonism and early Christianity : some parallels and their consequences for the study of new religions 277
16 Extracting social scientific models from Mormon history 286
17 Religion and culture : a persistent problem 304
18 Looking west : Mormonism and the Pacific world 319
19 From the age of science to an age of uncertainty : history and Mormon studies in the twentieth century 337
20 Two integrities : an address to the crisis in Mormon historiography 354
21 Historical theology and theological history : Mormon possibilities 373
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