Richard Bushman, an emeritus professor at Columbia University and author of several books about Mormon history, discussed the relationship between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and American politics over the past two centuries. He addressed Mormonism’s religious heritage for presidential candidate Mitt Romney. A lively question-and-answer session with journalists followed his presentation.
By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp teaches American religious history at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.. A fair, well-balanced, non-inflammatory explanation of the basic differences between Mormon and Evangelical Christianity.
People have the usual questions. What do Mormons believe? Are they really Christians? How many wives do they have, anyway?… Now the talk surrounds Romney’s presidential bid….
Governor Mitt Romney’s Speech: “Faith In America.pdf“, given at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library on December 6, 2007.