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    November 11, 2014  

    Aspects of early Mormon history have been discussed and debated, but never officially by the church itself until now. The Mormon Church has been releasing essays that acknowledge that their founder, Joseph Smith, engaged in polygamy. Kristine Haglund, editor of “Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought,” joins Jeffrey Brown for a look at how the issue of polygamy factors in contemporary Mormonism. Continue reading

  • October 10, 2011  

    After endorsing Gov. Rick Perry at the Value Voters Summit in Washing on Friday, Baptist minister Robert Jeffress focused on GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s faith, saying, “Mormonism is a cult.” Judy Woodruff discusses the role of religion in the Republican presidential race with the Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2007  

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney confronted the issue of his Mormon faith in a speech Thursday, saying that as president he would “serve no religion.” Newsweek editor Jon Meacham offers analysis of the role religion plays in politics. Continue reading