The Resource Road to exile: : conversion and excommunication of a Mormon misfit, (ebook)

Road to exile: : conversion and excommunication of a Mormon misfit, (ebook)

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Road to exile: : conversion and excommunication of a Mormon misfit
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Road to exile:
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conversion and excommunication of a Mormon misfit
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Conversion and excommunication of a Mormon misfit
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eng
Summary
Excommunication, like revenge, is best served cold. Mine was-cold and quick on a clear autumn day. Excommunication! The word resonates like the bell of a gothic cathedral and seems as anachronistic as a rank of grinning gargoyles, as rebel monks, warrior popes, or heretics burning in a town square. It is a rite one might suppose had been relegated long ago to a footnote beyond the margins of modern life, a practice outdated as the related ritual of exorcism that serves the same end-the expulsion of the evil one. On September 19, 1993, the evil one to be expelled was I. Yes I, who as a youth had hankered to be an apostle of Jesus, was on this day branded an apostate of the Church I had chosen and then served in my fashion for over 30 years. In that same month, five other Mormon writers, believers, and critics of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were also excommunicated in a leader-orchestrated purge that would leave us branded and stigmatized as the infamous Mormon "September Six." This memoir is the story of how I came to be numbered among them
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Midwest
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1945-
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Toscano, Paul
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262.9/893320922
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1945-
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  • Toscano, Paul
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  • Mormon Church
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Mormon intellectuals
  • Excommunication
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Road to exile: : conversion and excommunication of a Mormon misfit, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781483510385
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11735613
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11735613
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Road to exile: : conversion and excommunication of a Mormon misfit, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781483510385
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11735613
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11735613
System control number
MWT11735613
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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