Mario S. De Pillis

Mario S. De Pillis was an emeritus professor of American Religious history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. De Pillis specialized in the history of such groups as the Latter-day Saints and Shakers

The Quest for Religious Authority and the Rise of Mormonism

Articles/Essays – Volume 01, No. 1

If there is to be any honest dialogue whatsoever between educated members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) and outsiders, the question of the historical origins of Mormonism must ever remain…

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Mormonism and the American Way: A Response

Articles/Essays – Volume 01, No. 2

Let me begin by congratulating the editors and founders of Dialogue for their intellectual daring and integrity in the handling of this journal. And I want to thank them for inviting considered commentary on my…

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Mormonism Becomes a Mainline Religion: The Challenges: Viewing Mormonism as Mainline

Articles/Essays – Volume 24, No. 4

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