Perhaps of interest to our readers, here are links to two blogs devoted to U.S. Religious History.
The first, Religion in American History, is run by Paul Harvey, noted historian of religion in the South, and author of some great books. Other contributing editors include a number of religious historians around the nation. Among those editors is John Turner, assistant professor of history at the University of South Alabama, who is currently researching Brigham Young’s religiosity. The blog has a number of posts that discuss Mormonism, and help situate both historical and contemporary Mormonism in wider frameworks.
The second blog, American Religious History, is a fantastic source for book reviews, interesting posts on all aspects of American religious history, and contains a detailed bibliography of Religion, Politics, and American Culture. Recently, the blog reviewed Jan Shipps’s Mormonism: The Story of a New Religious Tradition. While most readers here are probably familiar with the book, it is always interesting and valuable to see what sticks out to others in Mormonism.
I would direct all interested readers to these two blogs and encourage you to keep up with them regularly. Links to both blogs are located on the sidebar.
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