The Resource "A Peculiar People" : Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America, J. Spencer Fluhman

"A Peculiar People" : Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America, J. Spencer Fluhman

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"A Peculiar People" : Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America
Title
"A Peculiar People"
Title remainder
Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America
Statement of responsibility
J. Spencer Fluhman
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Though the U.S. Constitution guarantees the free exercise of religion, it does not specify what counts as a religion. From its founding in the 1830s, Mormonism, a homegrown American faith, drew thousands of converts but far more critics. In ""A Peculiar People"", J. Spencer Fluhman offers a comprehensive history of anti-Mormon thought and the associated passionate debates about religious authenticity in nineteenth-century America. He argues that understanding anti-Mormonism provides critical insight into the American psyche because Mormonism became a potent symbol around which ideas abo
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Fluhman, J. Spencer
Dewey number
289.309/034
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BX8645
LC item number
.F58 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Mormon Church
  • Mormon Church
  • United States
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
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"A Peculiar People" : Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America, J. Spencer Fluhman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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text
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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 TheologyThe 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; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
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1 online resource (240 p.)
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online
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9781469601595
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computer
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  • c
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remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000258936
  • (EBL)1014766
  • (OCoLC)811502668
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Label
"A Peculiar People" : Anti-Mormonism and the Making of Religion in Nineteenth-Century America, J. Spencer Fluhman
Publication
Manufacture
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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 TheologyThe 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; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601595
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000258936
  • (EBL)1014766
  • (OCoLC)811502668
  • (SSID)ssj0000722783
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12290761
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000722783
  • (PQKBWorkID)10698564
  • (PQKB)11370597
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1014766
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4321955
  • (OCoLC)966771245
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse48603
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000258936

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