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*American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940* wins the Mormon History Association’s Best Book Award!

It was such an incredible honor this weekend to have the Mormon History Association devote a plenary session to my book, American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940. After the session, it was announced that the book had won … Continue reading

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Christmas Culture Wars

Last Sunday I found myself on a new battleground in the culture wars: my kids’ Sunday School room, filled with 5- to 7-year-olds who are learning the basics of the faith, while practicing their wrestling moves and their imitations of various bodily … Continue reading

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