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Mormonism

  • By: Marie Cornwall
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Mormonism is the widely used name of a religion founded in 1830 in western New York by Joseph Smith and which, by the end of the 20th century, had become a rapidly growing global religious movement with branches around the world. ...

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