Benjamin R. Knoll

BENJAMIN R. KNOLL {[email protected]} is the John Mar￾shall Harlan Associate Professor of Politics at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. He earned a PhD in political science from the University of Iowa and specializes in public opinion and voting behavior, with a spe￾cialization in religion, race, ethnicity, and politics. He is the coauthor of the forthcoming She Preached the Word: Women’s Ordination in Modern America (Oxford University Press).

The Word of Wisdom in Contemporary American Mormonism: Perceptions and Practice

Articles/Essays – Volume 51, No. 1

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“Infected With Doubt”: An Empirical Overview of Belief and Non-Belief in Contemporary American Mormonism

Articles/Essays – Volume 50, No. 3

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Youth Suicide Rates and Mormon Religious Context: An Additional Empirical Analysis

Articles/Essays – Volume 49, No. 2

Dialogue 49.2 (Summer 2016): 25–44

Much has been discussed and written regarding whether or not the rate of LGBT youth suicides in the Mormon community has risen in the wake of the November 2015 handbook policy change that categorizes same-sex married couples as “apostates” and forbids baptism to children in same-sex married households.

The LGBTQ Mormon Crisis: Responding to the Empirical Research on Suicide

Articles/Essays – Volume 49, No. 2

Dialogue 49.2 (Summer 2016): 1–24
The November 2015 LDS handbook policy change that identified mem- bers who participate in same-sex marriages as “apostates” and forbade children in their households from receiving baby blessings or baptisms sparked ongoing attention to the topic of LGBTQ Mormon well-being, mental health, and suicides.