The epic story of the origin and development of a major religious body that transformed itself from Mormon into an important and deeply progressive Protestant denomination that now calls itself The Community of Christ. The story is told through the lives and unexpected experiences of one extended family, over many generations. Anyone interested in the history of American religion on in how religion impacts the currents of life and family will thoroughly enjoy this remarkable book.
Joseph Morris Webb holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and a D.Min. from the Claremont School of Theology in California, where he also taught for several years. His master’s degrees are from the U of I (in journalism) and from the Candler School of Theology in Atlanta. He has also taught at California State Universities at Northridge and San Bernardino, at Pepperdine University, and Southern Illinois University. He is the author of a journalism textbook and seven books on preaching and theology.