O. Kendall White Jr.

0. KENDALL WHITE JR. is the William P. Ames Jr. Professor in Sociol￾ogy and Anthropology at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He is the author of Mormon Neo-Orthodoxy: A Crisis Theology (Salt Lake City: Sig￾nature Books, 1987), coeditor, with Daryl, of Religion in the Contemporary South: Diversity, Community, and Identity (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995), and author of numerous articles on Mormonism and in the sociology of religion.

The Transformation of Mormon Theology

Articles/Essays – Volume 05, No. 2

Mormons are usually startled by the appearance of new theological movements in Catholic or Protestant circles. Without probing into their content, analyzing their presuppositions, or seeking to understand their origins, they often dismiss these movements…

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A Reply to Critics of the Mormon Neo-Orthodoxy Hypothesis

Articles/Essays – Volume 06, No. 1

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The Church and the Community: Personal Reflections on Mormon Intellectual Life

Articles/Essays – Volume 28, No. 2

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Ecclesiastical Polity and the Challenge of Homosexuality: Two Cases of Divergence within the Mormon Tradition

Articles/Essays – Volume 37, No. 4

This article compares the Community of Christ to the LDS church. In the early 2000s, the Community of Christ began to publicly reassess its policies on ordination and acceptance of homosexuality and opened the issue…

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