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Mormons as Citizens of a Communist State: A Documentary History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in East Germany, 1945-1990 (Paperback)

Raymond Kuehne

Edité par University of Utah Press,U.S., United States, 2010
ISBN 10: 0874809932 / ISBN 13: 9780874809930
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Titre : Mormons as Citizens of a Communist State: A ...

Éditeur : University of Utah Press,U.S., United States

Date d'édition : 2010

Reliure : Paperback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. From 1945 to 1990 communist East Germany was an officially atheistic state. Nevertheless, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints practiced their religion there. Mormons as Citizens of a Communist State is based on primary sources---government and church documents, interviews, and private leters ---to create a documentary history of the church during that historical period.The history of church-state relations begins with attempts to terminate the church s legal status in the early 1950s, continues with the building of the Freiberg Temple from 1983 to 1985 (the only LDStemple ever built in a communist state), and concludes with the historic meeting in 1988 between current LDS Church President Tomas S. Monson and Chairman Erich Honecker that permitted the entry of LDS missionaries from the West.The relationship between the Latter-day Saint citizens and their atheistic government is a major theme of this book. Did church members manage to be true to their faith and simultaneously function as citizens within that state, and if so, how did they achieve that balance?Mormons as Citizens of a Communist State was originally published in German in 2008 by Leipzig University Press. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780874809930

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Synopsis : From 1945 to 1990 communist East Germany was an officially atheistic state. Nevertheless, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints practiced their religion there. "Mormons as Citizens of a Communist State "is based on primary sources---government and church documents, interviews, and private leters ---to create a documentary history of the church during that historical period.The history of church-state relations begins with attempts to terminate the church's legal status in the early 1950s, continues with the building of the Freiberg Temple from 1983 to 1985 (the only LDS temple ever built in a communist state), and concludes with the historic meeting in 1988 between current LDS Church President Tomas S. Monson and Chairman Erich Honecker that permitted the entry of LDS missionaries from the West.The relationship between the Latter-day Saint citizens and their atheistic government is a major theme of this book. Did church members manage to be true to their faith and simultaneously function as citizens within that state, and if so, how did they achieve that balance?Mormons as Citizens of a Communist State was originally published in German in 2008 by Leipzig University Press.

Critique: "For those who have knowledge of and interest in the history of East Germany, as well as those interested in the worldwide growth of the Church, this book is invaluable....Rather than interpret or answer his own questions, Kuehne leaves that task to the reader, further underscoring the strength of the book."--"BYU Studies"

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