October 16, 2014

The Mormon Citizen

Religion & Politics: Episode #3

Throughout much of the 19th century, Mormons were in direct conflict with the US government. Less than a century later, Mormons were often viewed as ideal citizens. Laurie Maffly-Kipp, who is currently writing a book about the history and current status of Mormonism, gives us a glimpse into this unique example of the how religion and politics have intertwined throughout American history. 
 


image Flickr: Gage Skidmore. audio Jarod C. Balogh, Broke for Free.