Featured Readings on Mormonism and International Expansion

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Bryant, Seth L., Henri Gooren, Rick Phillips, and David G. Stewart Jr. “Conversion and Retention in Mormonism.” In The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion. 2014.
Decoo, Wilfried. “In Search of Mormon Identity: Mormon Culture, Gospel Culture, and an American Worldwide Church.” International Journal of Mormon Studies 6, no. 1 (2013): 1-53.
Givens, Terryl, and Philip L. Barlow, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Mormonism. Oxford Handbooks, 2015.
Inouye, Melissa Wei-Tsing. “The Oak and the Banyan: The ‘Glocalization’ of Mormon Studies.” Mormon Studies Review 1 (2014): 70-79.
O’Dea, Thomas F. “From Near-Nation to New World Religion?.” Revisiting Thomas F. O’Dea’s The Mormons: Contemporary Perspectives, 289-327. University of Utah Press, 2008.
Phillips, Rick. “Rethinking the International Expansion of Mormonism.” Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions 10, no. 1 (2006): 52-68.
Stewart, David G. “Growth, Retention, and Internationalization.” Revisiting Thomas F. O’Dea’s “The Mormons”: Contemporary Perspectives, 328-361. University of Utah Press, 2008.