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Social and Political Views among Current and Former Mormons

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the social and political views among current and former Mormons. Since World War II, Mormons have been recognized for their conservative moral values, staunch patriotism, and ... More


Navigating Religious Practice for a New Generation

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the push–pull relationship of behavior and belief in Mormonism. Adherence to expected behaviors, like sexual abstinence before marriage and keeping the religion's strict dietary ... More


The Realignment of Mormon Religious Authority

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how young adult Mormons regard ecclesiastical authority differently than older Mormons do. Mormons stand apart from many other faiths because they believe their leaders are the ... More


The Continuity of Religious Belief

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how strong religious belief is among Mormon millennials and what factors may help to sustain that faith, including education, geography, and relationships. Mormon doctrine may ... More


Rainbow Fault Lines: LGBT Inclusion

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter details the evolving views on homosexuality within Latter-day Saints. For most younger Mormons now who are gay, acceptance is slightly more likely than it was even in the recent past. ... More


Exodus: Millennial Former Mormons

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on millennial former Mormons. As many as half of millennials who were raised Mormon may be leaving the faith, which is a significant change from older generations, which retained ... More


Millennial Women and Shifting Gender Expectations

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses sexism in Mormon culture. Dedicated to a particular version of family values in which women are seen as primarily responsible for bearing and nurturing children, Mormonism is ... More


Rites of Passage and the LDS Temple

Jana Riess

in The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885205
eISBN:
9780190938277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885205.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at Mormons' experiences in the Latter-day Saints (LDS) temple. Whereas regular Sunday services are open to the public at thousands of LDS chapel meetinghouses around the world, ... More


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