2017 Religious Studies Conference


Readings & Resources 

Jacobs, Margaret D., "Entangled Histories: The Mormon Church and Indigenous Child Removal from 1850 to 2000" Journal of Mormon History 42(2):27 (April 2016)

Duffy, John-Charles, "The Use of 'Lamanite' in Official LDS Discourse," Journal of Mormon History Vol. 34, No. 1 (Winter 2008).

Iber, Jorge and Solorzano, Armando "Digging the "Richest hole on earth": the Hispanic miners of Utah, 1912-1945" Perspectives in Mexican American Studies; Vol 7 (2000)

Solorzano, Armando "Struggle over Memory: The Roots of the Mexican Americans in Utah, 1776 through the 1850's" from: We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe / Recuerdo, Celebración, y Esperanza (October, 2014)

Jacobson, Cardell K. "Black Mormons in the 1980's: Pioneers in a White Church" Review of Religious Research, Vol. 33, No. 2 (Dec.,1991)

Smith, Darron "These House-Negroes Still Think We're Cursed: Struggling against racism in the classroom" Cultural Studies Vol. 19, No. 4, (July 2005)

Underwood, Grant "Mormonism, the Maori and Cultural Authenticity"  The Journal of Pacific History Vol. 35, No. 2 (Sept., 2000)

Hickman, Jared "The Book of Mormon as Amerindian Apocalypse"American Literature, Volume 86, No. 3 (Sept., 2014)

García, Ignacio M. "Finding a Mormon Identity Through Religion and Activism: A Personal Note on Constructing a Latino Time and Place in the Mormon Narrative"  Journal of Mormon History  Vol. 41 Issue 2 (Spring 2015)

Morgan, Brandon "Educating the Lamanites: A Brief History of the LDS Indian Student Placement Program" Journal of Mormon History Vol. 35, No. 4 (Fall 2009)

Boxer, Elise "The Lamanites Shall Blossom as the Rose: The Indian Student Placement Program, Mormon Whiteness, and Indigenous Identity" Journal of Mormon History Vol. 41, No. 4 (October 2015)

Jacobs, Margaret D. "Entangled Histories: The Mormon Church and Indigenous Child removal from 1850 to 2000" Journal of Mormon History Vol. 42, No. 2 (April 2016)

Embry, Jessie L. "Indian Placement: Program Host Families: A Mission to the Lamanites" Journal of Mormon History Vol. 40, No. 2 (Spring 2014)

Rogers, Brent M. "A Distinction Between Mormons and Americans: Mormon Indian Missionaries, Federal Indian Policy, and the Utah War" Utah Historical Quarterly, Vol. 82, No. 4 (2014)

Esplin, Scott C. "You Can Make Your Own Bright Future, Tom Trails: Evaluating the Impact of the LDS Indian Seminary Program" Journal of Mormon History, Vol. 42, No. 4 (October 2016)

Aikau, Hokulani K. "Indigeneity in the Diaspora: The Case of Native Hawaiians at losepa, Utah"American Quarterly, Vol. 62, No. 3 (Sept. 2010)

Aikau, Hokulani K. "Resisting Exile in the Homeland: He Mo'oleno No La'ie" American Indian Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Winter, 2008) 

Graham-Russell, Janan "Choosing to Stay in the Mormon Church Despite Its Racist Legacy"The Atlantic (Aug. 2016). 

Elder Jensen, Marlin K. "The Rest of the Story: Latter-day Saint Relations with Utah's Native Americans" delivered at the Sons of Utah Pioneer Sunrise Service (July 24, 2010)

Bush, Lester E., Jr. "Mormonism's Negro Doctrine: An Historical Overview" Journal of Mormon History Vol. 25, No. 1 (Spring 1999)

Newton, Marjorie "From Tolerance to "House Cleaning": LDS Leadership Response to Maori Marriage Customs" Journal of Mormon History, Vol. 22, No. 2 (Fall 1996)

Mauss, Armand L. "The Fading of the Pharaoh's Curse: The Decline and Fall of the Priesthood Ban Against Blacks in the Mormon Church"  Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, vol. 14, No. 3 (Fall 1981)

Mauss, Armand L. "Mormonism's Worldwide Aspirations and its Changing Conceptions of Race and Lineage" Dialogue : A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol. 34 No. 4 (Spring 2001)

Morris, Paul "Polynesians and Mormonism: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the "Islands of the Sea'"Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Vol. 18, No.4 (2015). 

Framptom, Ward T. "Some Savage Tribe: Race, Legal Violence and the Mormon War of 1838" Journal of Mormon History, Vol. 40, Iss. 1 (Winter 2014) 

Stevenson, Russell W. "A Negro Preacher: The Worlds of Elijah Ables" Journal of Mormon History, Vol. 39, No. 2 (Spring 2013) 

Kimball, Edward L. "Spencer W. Kimball and the Revelation on Priesthood" BYU Studies Quarterly, Vol. 47, No. 2 (2008)

Decoo, Wilfried "In Search of Mormon Identity: Mormon Culture, Gospel Culture, and an American Worldwide Church"International Journal of Mormon Studies, Vol. 6 (2013) 

Hardy, Grant "Why Alma Would Have Liked Buddha and Confucius" Meridian Magazine: Latter-day Saints Shaping Their World  at http://ldsmag.com/article-1-8058/ (May, 2011)

Hunter, Howard W. "The Gospel--A Global Faith" published online at www.lds.org (Oct., 1991)

LDS Newsroom "Respect for Diversity of Faiths" published online www.mormonnewsroom.org (April, 2008)

Oaks, Dallin "The Gospel Culture" excerpt from an address delivered during a regional stake and district conference broadcast to Africa (Nov., 2010)

Colvin, Gina, "Me and The Book of Mormon: It's Complicated" Patheos, March 18, 2017