Race and the Mormon Struggle to Revise Whiteness

RELIGION OF A DIFFERENT COLOR Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness By W. Paul Reeve 352 pp. Oxford University Press. 2015. Mormonism’s nineteenth-century white Protestant critics often cast the Latter-day Saints as racially degenerate—representing a tragic decline into non-white … Continue reading

Why More Missionaries ≠ More Converts

Another General Conference has come and gone, and another annual statistical report has been released. This year’s report is particularly interesting, because it reveals the impact—or rather, lack of impact—of the Church’s decision last year to lower the missionary age … Continue reading