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America’s Saints

Posted by UEPI on June 23, 2008

America’s Saints: The Rise of Mormon Power

Robert Gottlieb and Peter Wiley

1984, Island Press

America’s Saints is the untold story of the rapid rise to national prominence of the Mormon Church since World War II. Investigative journalists Robert Gottlieb and Peter Wiley take a behind-the-scenes look at the Mormons – their enormous spiritual appeal, the mechanisms of their spreading bureaucracy, the little-known men at the top who control a vast economic empire, exercise tremendous political influence, and function as virtual patriarchs and authority figures for more than 5 1/4 million members, whose primary dictum is “Believe and Obey.” Read the rest of this entry »

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