Mormons In Utah


I intend to prove that the Mormon religion, which began to rise in both
reputation and numbers in Utah, is a strange mixer of Christianity, American
pragmatism, millennialist expectations, economic experimentation, political
conservation, evangelical fervor and international activity, but is still a
highly followed, rapidly growing, and successful religion.
Mormonism is a major modern religion with more than 8 million members,
and over 4 million in the United States. Mormonism was founded in 1830 by Joseph
Smith who was known as the prophet. This is a young age for such a widely
practiced religion, and its numbers grow daily.
Mormonism is officially the Church of Jesus Christ of ...

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or another,
but it is only their religion that is " the only true and living church upon
Earth".
In 1820 , Mormonism was founded by a teenage Joseph Smith during the
19th century United States religious movement known as the "Second Great
Awakening". On April 6, 1830, The Book of Mormon was completed and a new
religion was born.
Mormonism attracted many people and the firs official home of the
Mormons was in Fayette, New York. In 1831, the Mormons moved to Kirtland, Ohio,
now known as Kirtland Hills. Other Mormon areas were being established,
especially in Mississippi. Newly proclaimed Mormons were rushing to their new
religious grounds, mainly in norttheastern Ohio and western Mississippi.
Although the Mormons were thrilled with their "perfect" religion, there
were many problems where they had established themselves. The people who were
already present in strongly populated Mormon areas began to get upset and act
very hostile. Threats were made, and the Mormons became very ...

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