TITLE

Don't call it 'Mormon.'

AUTHOR(S)
Sheler, Jeffery L.
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;03/19/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs about an announcement from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, which said that the group no longer wants to be referred to as the Mormon church. Comment from church spokesman Michael Otterson regarding ongoing efforts to emphasize the church's full name; The church's teachings about the origins of its name, and the role of church founder Joseph Smith; Comments about the Book of Mormon, one of the church's scriptures; Views of Jan Shipps, an expert on Mormonism.
ACCESSION #
4179231

 

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