Stretching the heavens : the life of Eugene England and the crisis of modern Mormonism /

"Eugene England (1933-2001)-one of the most influential and controversial intellectuals in the history of modern Mormonism-abided in the crossfire between religious tradition and reform. This first serious biography, by leading historian Terryl Givens, shimmers with the personal tensions felt d...

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Author / Creator: Givens, Terryl (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2021.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Half Title
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Epigraph
  • Contents
  • Figures
  • Preface
  • Introduction. A Polarizing Disciple
  • 1. A Safe Valley
  • 2. A Mountain in the Ocean: Mission to Samoa
  • 3. Stanford and Activism
  • 4. Dialogue
  • 5. A Mormon among the Lutherans
  • 6. History, Hollywood, and a Theologian Out of Season
  • 7. Crossing Jordan: Brigham Young University at Last
  • 8. Heresy, Orthodoxy, and the Perils of Provocation
  • 9. England as Essayist
  • 10. Fraying of the Fabric
  • 11. J'accuse! Beginning of the End
  • 12. The Writing on the Wall
  • 13. Legacy: A Dangerous Discipleship
  • Notes
  • Index.