Coverart for item
The Resource Mormonism for dummies, Jana Riess and Christopher Kimball Bigelow

Mormonism for dummies, Jana Riess and Christopher Kimball Bigelow

Label
Mormonism for dummies
Title
Mormonism for dummies
Statement of responsibility
Jana Riess and Christopher Kimball Bigelow
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riess, Jana
Dewey number
289.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bigelow, Christopher Kimball
Series statement
--For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Mormon Church
  • Mormons
Target audience
adult
Label
Mormonism for dummies, Jana Riess and Christopher Kimball Bigelow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mormon Worldview
  • Bible and the Book of Mormon
  • 151
  • Bible: True, with a Few Tweaks
  • 152
  • Getting Acquainted with the Book of Mormon
  • 156
  • How the Book of Mormon Came to Be
  • 162
  • Book of Mormon in Mormon Life
  • 166
  • 11
  • Chapter 10
  • Mormonism's Other Scriptures
  • 171
  • A Scriptural Hodgepodge: The Pearl of Great Price
  • 171
  • Modern-Day Revelations in the D&C
  • 176
  • Beat Goes On: Recent Revelations Not Found in the D&C
  • 182
  • Chapter 11
  • Joseph Smith and Mormonism's Beginnings
  • Searching for a Home
  • 185
  • A Significant Pit Stop: Kirtland, Ohio
  • 185
  • Seeking Zion in Missouri
  • 189
  • Nauvoo, Illinois: A Refuge on the Mississippi
  • 193
  • Chapter 12
  • Moving on to Utah with Brigham Young
  • 13
  • 199
  • A Crisis of Leadership
  • 199
  • Lion of the Lord: Brigham Young
  • 200
  • Westward Ho! The Pioneer Experience
  • 204
  • Mormon Groups That Didn't Go West
  • 210
  • Chapter 13
  • Day-to-Day Mormon Life
  • Building the Kingdom in Utah
  • 213
  • Building Zion
  • 213
  • Conflicts with the Outside World
  • 217
  • Polygamy: A Divine Principle (But an Outdated Practice)
  • 221
  • Mormonism in Transition
  • 226
  • 16
  • Part IV
  • Mormonism Today
  • 229
  • Chapter 14
  • Called to Serve: Missionaries and International Growth
  • 231
  • Missionaries of All Shapes and Sizes
  • 231
  • Enlisting in God's Army
  • 235
  • What Makes Mormonism Different?
  • Living the Missionary Life
  • 238
  • Rapid Growth: Mormonism around the World
  • 243
  • Chapter 15
  • Hot-Button Issues for Mormons
  • 251
  • Race and Gender Controversies
  • 251
  • Hullabaloo over History and Holy Books
  • 17
  • 258
  • Voices in Conflict
  • 262
  • Beyond Heterosexual Monogamy
  • 266
  • Chapter 16
  • Sacrificing on Earth to Receive Blessings in Heaven
  • 271
  • Chase and Be Chaste: The Law of Chastity
  • 272
  • Chapter 2
  • Whaddya Mean, No Coffee? Living the Word of Wisdom
  • 277
  • Tithing: Paying the Lord's Tax
  • 282
  • Fast Sunday: The Slowest Sabbath of the Month
  • 286
  • Chapter 17
  • Connecting with God and Each Other
  • 291
  • What Mormons Do Daily ... Ideally
  • Mormon Plan of Salvation
  • 291
  • What Mormons Do Weekly ... Ideally
  • 297
  • What Mormons Do Monthly ... Ideally
  • 302
  • Chapter 18
  • In the World but Not of the World
  • 307
  • Becoming Self-Reliant
  • 307
  • Part I
  • 21
  • Crafting, Chronicling, and Stuffing Face: Mormon Traditions
  • 314
  • Taking in a Bit of Culture
  • 317
  • Chapter 19
  • Ten Famous Mormons
  • 327
  • Jane Clayson
  • 327
  • Stephen R. Covey
  • Mormon Karma: The Premortal Life
  • 328
  • Liriel Domiciano
  • 328
  • Richard Paul Evans
  • 329
  • Orrin Hatch
  • 329
  • Gladys Knight
  • 330
  • Osmond Family
  • 22
  • 330
  • Mitt Romney
  • 331
  • Sharlene Wells
  • 331
  • Steve Young
  • 332
  • Chapter 20
  • Quick Answers to Ten Common Questions About Mormonism
  • 333
  • Acing the Test of Mortality
  • Are Mormons Christian?
  • 333
  • How Can Mormons Give Up 10 Percent of Their Income?
  • 334
  • What Happens inside an LDS Temple?
  • 335
  • Why Don't Mormons Drink Alcohol or Coffee?
  • 336
  • Why Do Mormons Have Such Large, Strong Families?
  • 336
  • 27
  • Do Mormons Believe in the Bible or Just the Book of Mormon?
  • 337
  • Do Mormons Really Believe that Humans Can Become Gods?
  • 338
  • Why Can't Women Hold the Priesthood?
  • 338
  • Do Mormons Still Practice Polygamy?
  • 339
  • How Can Mormons Revere Joseph Smith?
  • 339
  • Afterlife: Eternal Progression
  • Chapter 21
  • Ten Mormon Places to Visit
  • 341
  • Sharon, Vermont
  • 341
  • Palmyra, New York
  • 342
  • Kirtland, Ohio
  • 342
  • Nauvoo and Carthage, Illinois
  • 31
  • 343
  • Missouri
  • 344
  • Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • 345
  • Martin's Cove, Wyoming
  • 346
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 346
  • Provo, Utah
  • Chapter 3
  • 348
  • Polynesian Cultural Center, Hawaii
  • 348
  • Heavenly Parents, Savior, and Holy Ghost
  • 41
  • What the Mormon Faith Is All About
  • Head Honcho: God the Father
  • 42
  • Second Mate: Christ the Son
  • 45
  • God's Whisperer: The Holy Ghost
  • 52
  • Chapter 4
  • Restoring the Priesthood and the Church
  • 59
  • Gospel Comings and Goings
  • 7
  • 60
  • Beginning the Restoration
  • 60
  • Bringing Back the Church Step by Step
  • 64
  • Understanding the Priesthood
  • 66
  • Chapter 5
  • Together Forever: The Eternal Importance of Family
  • 73
  • Chapter 1
  • Eternal Family Unit
  • 73
  • Shaking the Family Tree: Family History Work
  • 78
  • God's People: The Family of Israel
  • 82
  • Personal Prophecy: Patriarchal Blessings
  • 85
  • Part II
  • Eternal Rituals and Endless Meetings
  • A New World Religion
  • 89
  • Chapter 6
  • Welcome to the Meetinghouse!
  • 91
  • What's a Ward?
  • 92
  • Participating in the Ward
  • 94
  • Participating in the Stake
  • 109
  • 9
  • Chapter 7
  • Sacred, Not Secret: Inside Mormon Temples
  • 113
  • Distinguishing the Temple from the Meetinghouse
  • 114
  • Temple Ordinances - Why Mormons Go to the Temple
  • 115
  • Becoming Eligible for Temple Ordinances
  • 118
  • Finally! Receiving Your Own Temple Ordinances
  • Why Know about Mormonism?
  • 123
  • Sealing Families for Eternity
  • 126
  • Chapter 8
  • In and around Church Headquarters
  • 131
  • A Tour of Church Headquarters
  • 132
  • Governing the Church: General Authorities
  • 133
  • 9
  • A Two-Day Marathon: General Conference
  • 139
  • LDS Welfare Program and Humanitarian Relief
  • 141
  • Survival of the Smartest: Mormons and Education
  • 145
  • Part III
  • Holy Books and Sacred History
  • 149
  • Chapter 9
Control code
ocm57200862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 365 pages
Isbn
9780764571954
Lccn
2004117769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
289.3 R446 ; P ; XX-N ; Series-adult ; C0405BT2(NO).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57200862
  • (Sirsi) o57200862
Label
Mormonism for dummies, Jana Riess and Christopher Kimball Bigelow
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Mormon Worldview
  • Bible and the Book of Mormon
  • 151
  • Bible: True, with a Few Tweaks
  • 152
  • Getting Acquainted with the Book of Mormon
  • 156
  • How the Book of Mormon Came to Be
  • 162
  • Book of Mormon in Mormon Life
  • 166
  • 11
  • Chapter 10
  • Mormonism's Other Scriptures
  • 171
  • A Scriptural Hodgepodge: The Pearl of Great Price
  • 171
  • Modern-Day Revelations in the D&C
  • 176
  • Beat Goes On: Recent Revelations Not Found in the D&C
  • 182
  • Chapter 11
  • Joseph Smith and Mormonism's Beginnings
  • Searching for a Home
  • 185
  • A Significant Pit Stop: Kirtland, Ohio
  • 185
  • Seeking Zion in Missouri
  • 189
  • Nauvoo, Illinois: A Refuge on the Mississippi
  • 193
  • Chapter 12
  • Moving on to Utah with Brigham Young
  • 13
  • 199
  • A Crisis of Leadership
  • 199
  • Lion of the Lord: Brigham Young
  • 200
  • Westward Ho! The Pioneer Experience
  • 204
  • Mormon Groups That Didn't Go West
  • 210
  • Chapter 13
  • Day-to-Day Mormon Life
  • Building the Kingdom in Utah
  • 213
  • Building Zion
  • 213
  • Conflicts with the Outside World
  • 217
  • Polygamy: A Divine Principle (But an Outdated Practice)
  • 221
  • Mormonism in Transition
  • 226
  • 16
  • Part IV
  • Mormonism Today
  • 229
  • Chapter 14
  • Called to Serve: Missionaries and International Growth
  • 231
  • Missionaries of All Shapes and Sizes
  • 231
  • Enlisting in God's Army
  • 235
  • What Makes Mormonism Different?
  • Living the Missionary Life
  • 238
  • Rapid Growth: Mormonism around the World
  • 243
  • Chapter 15
  • Hot-Button Issues for Mormons
  • 251
  • Race and Gender Controversies
  • 251
  • Hullabaloo over History and Holy Books
  • 17
  • 258
  • Voices in Conflict
  • 262
  • Beyond Heterosexual Monogamy
  • 266
  • Chapter 16
  • Sacrificing on Earth to Receive Blessings in Heaven
  • 271
  • Chase and Be Chaste: The Law of Chastity
  • 272
  • Chapter 2
  • Whaddya Mean, No Coffee? Living the Word of Wisdom
  • 277
  • Tithing: Paying the Lord's Tax
  • 282
  • Fast Sunday: The Slowest Sabbath of the Month
  • 286
  • Chapter 17
  • Connecting with God and Each Other
  • 291
  • What Mormons Do Daily ... Ideally
  • Mormon Plan of Salvation
  • 291
  • What Mormons Do Weekly ... Ideally
  • 297
  • What Mormons Do Monthly ... Ideally
  • 302
  • Chapter 18
  • In the World but Not of the World
  • 307
  • Becoming Self-Reliant
  • 307
  • Part I
  • 21
  • Crafting, Chronicling, and Stuffing Face: Mormon Traditions
  • 314
  • Taking in a Bit of Culture
  • 317
  • Chapter 19
  • Ten Famous Mormons
  • 327
  • Jane Clayson
  • 327
  • Stephen R. Covey
  • Mormon Karma: The Premortal Life
  • 328
  • Liriel Domiciano
  • 328
  • Richard Paul Evans
  • 329
  • Orrin Hatch
  • 329
  • Gladys Knight
  • 330
  • Osmond Family
  • 22
  • 330
  • Mitt Romney
  • 331
  • Sharlene Wells
  • 331
  • Steve Young
  • 332
  • Chapter 20
  • Quick Answers to Ten Common Questions About Mormonism
  • 333
  • Acing the Test of Mortality
  • Are Mormons Christian?
  • 333
  • How Can Mormons Give Up 10 Percent of Their Income?
  • 334
  • What Happens inside an LDS Temple?
  • 335
  • Why Don't Mormons Drink Alcohol or Coffee?
  • 336
  • Why Do Mormons Have Such Large, Strong Families?
  • 336
  • 27
  • Do Mormons Believe in the Bible or Just the Book of Mormon?
  • 337
  • Do Mormons Really Believe that Humans Can Become Gods?
  • 338
  • Why Can't Women Hold the Priesthood?
  • 338
  • Do Mormons Still Practice Polygamy?
  • 339
  • How Can Mormons Revere Joseph Smith?
  • 339
  • Afterlife: Eternal Progression
  • Chapter 21
  • Ten Mormon Places to Visit
  • 341
  • Sharon, Vermont
  • 341
  • Palmyra, New York
  • 342
  • Kirtland, Ohio
  • 342
  • Nauvoo and Carthage, Illinois
  • 31
  • 343
  • Missouri
  • 344
  • Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • 345
  • Martin's Cove, Wyoming
  • 346
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 346
  • Provo, Utah
  • Chapter 3
  • 348
  • Polynesian Cultural Center, Hawaii
  • 348
  • Heavenly Parents, Savior, and Holy Ghost
  • 41
  • What the Mormon Faith Is All About
  • Head Honcho: God the Father
  • 42
  • Second Mate: Christ the Son
  • 45
  • God's Whisperer: The Holy Ghost
  • 52
  • Chapter 4
  • Restoring the Priesthood and the Church
  • 59
  • Gospel Comings and Goings
  • 7
  • 60
  • Beginning the Restoration
  • 60
  • Bringing Back the Church Step by Step
  • 64
  • Understanding the Priesthood
  • 66
  • Chapter 5
  • Together Forever: The Eternal Importance of Family
  • 73
  • Chapter 1
  • Eternal Family Unit
  • 73
  • Shaking the Family Tree: Family History Work
  • 78
  • God's People: The Family of Israel
  • 82
  • Personal Prophecy: Patriarchal Blessings
  • 85
  • Part II
  • Eternal Rituals and Endless Meetings
  • A New World Religion
  • 89
  • Chapter 6
  • Welcome to the Meetinghouse!
  • 91
  • What's a Ward?
  • 92
  • Participating in the Ward
  • 94
  • Participating in the Stake
  • 109
  • 9
  • Chapter 7
  • Sacred, Not Secret: Inside Mormon Temples
  • 113
  • Distinguishing the Temple from the Meetinghouse
  • 114
  • Temple Ordinances - Why Mormons Go to the Temple
  • 115
  • Becoming Eligible for Temple Ordinances
  • 118
  • Finally! Receiving Your Own Temple Ordinances
  • Why Know about Mormonism?
  • 123
  • Sealing Families for Eternity
  • 126
  • Chapter 8
  • In and around Church Headquarters
  • 131
  • A Tour of Church Headquarters
  • 132
  • Governing the Church: General Authorities
  • 133
  • 9
  • A Two-Day Marathon: General Conference
  • 139
  • LDS Welfare Program and Humanitarian Relief
  • 141
  • Survival of the Smartest: Mormons and Education
  • 145
  • Part III
  • Holy Books and Sacred History
  • 149
  • Chapter 9
Control code
ocm57200862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 365 pages
Isbn
9780764571954
Lccn
2004117769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
289.3 R446 ; P ; XX-N ; Series-adult ; C0405BT2(NO).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57200862
  • (Sirsi) o57200862

Library Locations

    • North Independence BranchBorrow it
      317 W. 24 Hwy., Independence, MO, 64050 , US
      39.100794 -94.418828
    • North Oak BranchBorrow it
      8700 N. Oak Street Tfwy., Kansas City, MO, 64155 , US
      39.251581 -94.576666
    • Red Bridge BranchBorrow it
      11140 Locust St., Kansas City, MO, 64131, US
      38.92449 -94.58647
Processing Feedback ...