The Hallmarks of Righteous Women: Gendered Background Expectations in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    Citation: Sumerau, J. Edward and Ryan T. Cragun. 2015. “The Hallmarks of Righteous Women: Gendered Background Expectations in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.” Sociology of Religion 76(1):49–71. You can download this article here.

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    “Why Would Our Heavenly Father Do that to Anyone”: Oppressive Othering through Sexual Classification Schemes in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    Reference: Sumerau, J. Edward, and Ryan T. Cragun. 2014. “‘Why Would Our Heavenly Father Do That to Anyone’: Oppressive Othering through Sexual Classification Schemes in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.” Symbolic Interaction. This article can be downloaded here.

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    Mormons, Adventists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses: Three ‘American Originals’ and How They’ve Grown

    Lawson, Ronald, and Ryan T. Cragun. 2013. “Mormons, Adventists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses: Three ‘American Originals’ and How They’ve Grown.” Spectrum Magazine 41(3):59–73. This article can be downloaded here.

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    Mormon Religiosity and the Legacy of “Gathering”

    Phillips, Rick, and Ryan T. Cragun. 2013. “Mormon Religiosity and the Legacy of ‘Gathering’.” Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions 16(3):77–94. This chapter can be downloaded here.

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    Comparing the Geographic Distributions and Growth of Mormons, Adventists, and Witnesses

    Citation: Lawson, Ronald, and Ryan T. Cragun. 2012. “Comparing the Geographic Distributions and Growth of Mormons, Adventists, and Witnesses.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51(2):220–240. This article can be downloaded here.

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    The Price of Free Inquiry in Mormonism

    Citation: Nielsen, Michael, and Ryan T. Cragun. 2011. “The Price of Free Inquiry in Mormonism.” Free Inquiry, 32–35. This article can be downloaded here.

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    Mormons in the United States 1990-2008: Socio-demographic Trends and Regional Differences

    Citation: Phillips, Rick, Ryan T. Cragun, Barry A. Kosmin, and Ariela Keysar. 2011. Mormons in the United States 1990-2008: Socio-demographic Trends and Regional Differences. Hartford, CT: Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture. This report can be downloaded here.

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    The Struggle for Legitimacy: Tensions Between the LDS and FLDS

    Citation: Cragun, Ryan T., Michael Nielsen, and Heather Clingenpeel. 2011. “The Struggle for Legitimacy: Tensions Between the LDS and FLDS.” Pp. 80–106 in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, edited by Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson. New York, NY: New York University Press. This chapter can be […]

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