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by Thomas G. Alexander

Author: Thomas G. Alexander
Subcategory: World
Language: English
Publisher: University of Illinois Press; 2nd edition (April 1, 1986)
Pages: 381 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.7
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Mormonism in Transition book.

Mormonism in Transition book. Alexander’s work has been widely cited among authors and students within the Mormon scholastic community.

Thomas G. Alexander is Lemuel Hardison Redd Jr. Professor of Western American History at Brigham Young University. As such, the state of Mormonism in the 1930's varies so much from the state of affairs in the 1830-50's as established by Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, as to highlight to all but the blind believer that Man, not God is running this organisation. 4 people found this helpful.

Thomas Alexander confronts the reality of change and does not try to disguise it. .

Rather, he acknowledges that Mormonism in 1930 was radically different from what it was in 1890 or at the time of its origins. He catalogues change without apology. In fact, Alexander celebrates change as the basis for the continuing success the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints enjoys. Books related to Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890-1930.

book by Thomas G. Alexander. Mormonism in Transition describes the doctrine, practice, politics, and administration of the Salt Lake-based church between 1890 and 1930. In the decades that followed 1890, the Church renounced polygamy, abandoned its political party, and reduced its economic influence. None of these changes were instantaneous, and Thomas Alexander organizes his description of them topically.

More than two decades after its original publication, Thomas G. Alexander’s Mormonism in Transition still engages audiences with its insightful study of the pivotal, early years of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

More than two decades after its original publication, Thomas G. Alexander’s Mormonism in Transition still engages audiences with its insightful study of the pivotal, early years of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890-1930. oceedings{IT, title {Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890-1930}, author {Joan Iversen and Thomas G. Alexander}, year {1986} }. Joan Iversen, Thomas G. Alexander, "The Word of Wisdom: From Principle to. Alexander, Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890 – 1930 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986), 258-272. Thomas G. Alexander, "The Word of Wisdom: From Principle to Requirement," Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 14 (Autumn, 1981): 78-88. Lester E. Bush J. Health and Medicine among the Latter-day Saints: Science, Sense, and Scripture (New York: Crossroad, 1993), esp. 48-59. Edward L. Kimball, "The History of LDS Temple Admission Standards," Journal of Mormon History 24 (Spring, 1998): 135 – 176.

Alexander, Thomas . Salt Lake City, Utah: Greg Kofford Books, 2012.

Alexander, Thomas G. Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890-1930. Softbound, 6 9″, 390 pages. More than two decades after its original publication, Thomas G. Serving as a vital read for both students and scholars of American religious and social history, Alexander’s book explains and charts the Church’s transformation over this 40-year period of both religious and American history. Mormons and Gentiles: A History of Salt Lake City with James B. Allen. Things in Heaven and Earth: The Life and Times of Wilford Woodruff, a Mormon Prophet. Signature Books, Incorporated. Salt Lake City, Utah, reprint 1993. 1935- author. This history covers a period of Mormonism's development from 1890 to 1930. Portraying the turn-of-the-century Church in a state of flux, Alexander demonstrates the process of solidification of its organizational structure, external affairs policy, and cultural institutions over the 30 years that followed. Thoroughly documenting his arguments, he answers many questions about the origins of contemporary Mormon practices.

Uses selections from the correspondence and diaries of the Council of Twelve to show changes in church policy, and looks at how Mormonism faced the issues of church doctrine, religious practices, and the role of women