By Thomas W. Simpson
At the outset, Mormon men and women have been purposefully dispatched to such universities to "gather the world's wisdom to Zion." Simpson, drawing on unpublished diaries, between different fabrics, indicates how LDS scholars more often than not defined American universities as egalitarian areas that fostered a in my view transformative feel of freedom to discover provisional reconciliations of Mormon and American identities and spiritual and medical views. On campus, Simpson argues, Mormon separatism died and a brand new, sleek Mormonism was once born: a Mormonism at domestic within the usa yet at odds with itself. Fierce battles between Mormon students and church leaders ensued over medical notion, progressivism, and the historicity of Mormonism's sacred prior. The scars and controversy, Simpson concludes, linger.
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