Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest institutional expression of Mormonism, a religion born in the United States through Joseph Smith, Jr.
What did Mormonism’s early arrival in different countries entail? What was personal conversion like and what was emigration’s role in it? Which non-Utah expressions of Mormonism have made a mark on the European scene? What is Mormonism’s place in modern European countries, and how does it fit with their native cultures? How does that fit affect its prospects for future success? This volume showcases the Old Continent’s cultures encountering a religion from the New World, as interpreted by recognized experts in Mormon Studies.