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A Peculiar People : Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America.

Author/Creator:
Fluhman, J. Spencer.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
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Subjects:
United States -- Church history -- 19th century.
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Electronic books.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
PROLOGUE. On Familiarity and Contempt
INTRODUCTION. Religious Liberty as an American Problem
CHAPTER 1. "Impostor": The Mormon Prophet
Authenticity and Disestablishment
Interlopers in the Protestant Historical Pantheon
Counterfeiters of Faith and Currency
CHAPTER 2. "Delusion": Early Mormon Religiosity
Mormon Spirituality and the Threat of Enthusiasm
Religion, Madness, and the Search for Rational Faith
Enlightened Christianity and the Problem of Mormon Evidence
CHAPTER 3. "Fanaticism": The Church as (Un)Holy City
The Political Burden of the Mormon Gathering
The Discovery of a Mormon Theology
The Politics of Expulsion
CHAPTER 4. "Barbarism": Rhetorics of Alienation
Empire(s) in the West
The Problem of Mormon Whiteness
Mormon Women, the Ungrateful Objects of American Pity
CHAPTER 5. "Heresy": Americanizing the American Religion
Mormonism in the Crowd of World Religions
Textbook Mormons and the Weight of Mormon History
Conclusion: Mormonism (Almost) Defanged
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Fluhman, J. Spencer A Peculiar People
ISBN:
9781469601595
9781469618852
OCLC:
811502668