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New Religious Movements and Orthodoxy: The Challenge to the Religious Mainstream
|Title||New Religious Movements and Orthodoxy: The Challenge to the Religious Mainstream|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Authors||Givens, Terryl L.|
|Journal||The FARMS Review|
|Keywords||Early Church History; Religious Diversity; Religious Freedom|
Because of the religious diversity in the United States, the different religions have struggled to be tolerant of each other, especially at the time when Joseph Smith founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Givens examines this situation and suggests five factors that contribute to the success of new religious movements such as Mormonism.
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