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Framing a Collage

J. B. Haws

in The Mormon Image in the American Mind: Fifty Years of Public Perception

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199897643
eISBN:
9780199369676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897643.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Why was attention to George Romney’s Mormon faith relatively muted when compared to the recent media coverage of Mitt Romney? Why were the theology of the Latter-day Saints and their status as ... More


The Mormon Image in the American Mind: Fifty Years of Public Perception

J.B. Haws

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199897643
eISBN:
9780199369676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897643.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What do Americans think about Mormons—and why do they think what they do? This is a story where the Osmonds, the Olympics, the Tabernacle Choir, Evangelical Christians, the Equal Rights Amendment, ... More


“Murder and Mystery—Mormon Style”: The Mormon Image in the Twentieth Century—and Beyond

Terryl L. Givens

in The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199933808
eISBN:
9780199333011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933808.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers recent developments in the representation of Mormons in popular culture. It is a cliché in Mormon studies that Mormonism successfully adapted itself to mainstream culture by ... More


The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy

Terryl L. Givens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199933808
eISBN:
9780199333011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933808.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1997 this book was praised as a new classic in Mormon studies. In the wake of Mormon-inspired and -created artistic, literary, and political activity—today's “Mormon moment”—this book has now been ... More


“Ground in the Presbyterian Smut Machine”: The Popular Press, Fiction, and Moral Crusading

Terryl L. Givens

in The Viper on the Hearth: Mormons, Myths, and the Construction of Heresy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199933808
eISBN:
9780199333011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933808.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Given the fact that newspapers, novelists, preachers, politicians, and humorists united in heaping contempt upon Mormonism—and upon other heterodoxies as well—in the nineteenth century, it is natural ... More


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