Love him, hate him, or just don’t care, presumptive GOP-nominee Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is increasing the visibility of-and curiosity about-Mormonism. In this series, I’ll be taking a look at books and other resources about the Mormon (Latter Day Saints) movement. I’ll be giving two recommendations on items. The first is whether or not it’s something I would recommend for a public library (would I place it in my library’s collection?). The second is the item’s suitability for more in-depth collections (would I buy it for myself?). First, let’s go over some basic information that all reference librarians should know about the Mormon movement. Continue reading
One Hundred Years Ago our Fathers retired the Gods from Politics.
THE Declaration of Independence is the grandest, the bravest, and the profoundest political document that was ever signed by the representatives of a people. It is the embodiment of physical and moral courage and of political wisdom.