Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members

By James T. Duke

Edited by James T. Duke

Volume 12 in the Specialized Monograph Series

In recent years, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its people have increasingly become the subject of rigorous scientific study in the field of sociology. Researchers both inside and outside the Church have examined various aspects of Latter-day Saint life—including physical and mental health, education, secularization, adolescent delinquency, and the conversion process. This book collects in one volume the best scholarship describing and analyzing the social conditions in which Latter-day Saints live and how the values, beliefs, and practices of the gospel affect their lives. This research portrays a growing church with devoted members who enjoy a healthy and commendable lifestyle.

  • Out of Print
  • ISBN: 1-5700-8396-7
  • Published in 1998