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Tabernacles of ClaySexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Taylor G. Petrey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656229
eISBN:
9781469656243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656229.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Taylor G. Petrey’s trenchant history takes a landmark step forward in documenting and theorizing about Latter-day Saints (LDS) teachings on gender, sexual difference, and marriage. Drawing on deep ... More

Visions in a Seer StoneJoseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

William L. Davis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655666
eISBN:
9781469655680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655666.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this interdisciplinary work, William L. Davis examines Joseph Smith's 1829 creation of the Book of Mormon, the foundational text of the Latter Day Saint movement. Positioning the text within the ... More

The Laywoman ProjectRemaking Catholic Womanhood in the Vatican II Era

The Laywoman Project: Remaking Catholic Womanhood in the Vatican II Era

Mary J. Henold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654492
eISBN:
9781469654515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654492.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Summoning everyday Catholic laywomen to the forefront of twentieth-century Catholic history, Mary J. Henold considers how these committed parishioners experienced their religion in the wake of ... More

Religious Intolerance in America, Second EditionA Documentary History

Religious Intolerance in America, Second Edition: A Documentary History

John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655628
eISBN:
9781469655642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The story of religion in America is one of unparalleled diversity and protection of the religious rights of individuals. But that story is a muddied one. This new and expanded edition of a classroom ... More

Religion as CritiqueIslamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Irfan Ahmad

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Irfan Ahmad makes the far-reaching argument that potent systems and modes for self-critique as well as critique of others are inherent in Islam—indeed, critique is integral to its fundamental tenets ... More

Ambivalent EmbraceJewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Rachel Kranson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This new cultural history of Jewish life and identity in the United States after World War II focuses on the process of upward mobility. Rachel Kranson challenges the common notion that most American ... More

A Communion of ShadowsReligion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Rachel McBride Lindsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When the revolutionary technology of photography erupted in American culture in 1839, it swiftly became, in the day’s parlance, a “mania.” This richly illustrated book positions vernacular ... More

The Promise of PatriarchyWomen and the Nation of Islam

The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam

Ula Yvette Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633930
eISBN:
9781469633954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The patriarchal structure of the Nation of Islam (NOI) promised black women the prospect of finding a provider and a protector among the organization’s men, who were fiercely committed to these ... More

Religious FreedomThe Contested History of an American Ideal

Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Tisa Wenger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends ... More

Race and the Making of the Mormon People

Race and the Making of the Mormon People

Max Perry Mueller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636160
eISBN:
9781469633770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636160.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The nineteenth-century history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this book argues, illuminates the role that religion played in forming the notion of three “original” American ... More

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