Speaker: Megan Falater

WHEN CULTURES COLLIDE: MORMONISM IN CONTEXT OF ONGOING DISCUSSIONS OF COLONIALISM, CONVERSION, AND GLOBALIZED RELIGION

WHEN CULTURES COLLIDE: MORMONISM IN CONTEXT OF ONGOING DISCUSSIONS OF COLONIALISM, CONVERSION, AND GLOBALIZED RELIGION Mormonism is famous for its missionary zeal, driven by its self-understanding as being the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ and the desire to fulfill the biblical prophecy of Christ’s gospel being taken to every nation, kindred, tongue, and people. Informed …

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‘They Have Their Place’: Race And Identity In The Mormon Church

Through interrogating stories told by white Latter-day Saints to explain racial difference and justify subordinating and excluding people of color from full participation in the Church, this panel seeks to understand the past and present “place” of people of color in Mormonism, including how minority members and converts were and are viewed, understood, conceptualized, and …

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