Kit Hermanson

KIT HERMANSON {[email protected]} is a PhD student of religion at Columbia University. Their work revolves around the racial, sexual, and economic self-conceptualizations of radical leftist religious commune members in the nineteenth century.

Archive of the Covenant: Reflections on Mormon Interactions with State and Body

Articles/Essays – Volume 53, No. 4

Dialogue 53.4 (Winter 2020): 79–107
In the logic of Mormon theology, an internal lack of faith is in part a result of the mismanagement of my mortal embodiment. Part of the reason that the “born this way” language of the marriage equality movement has had so little effect on the Mormon population compared to others is that it directly contradicts very recent and revered theological claims.

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