Race, the Priesthood, and Temples

W. Paul Reeve

W. Paul Reeve, "Race, the Priesthood, and Temples," in A Reason for Faith: Navigating LDS Doctrine & Church History, ed. Laura Harris Hales (Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2016), 159-178.

W. Paul Reeve is the director of Graduate Studies in the History Department at the University of Utah, where he teaches courses on Utah history, Mormon history, and the history of the western United States. His most recent book is Religion of a Different Color: Race and the Mormon Struggle for Whiteness, published by Oxford University Press. He is also the author of Making Space on the Western Frontier: Mormons, Miners, and Southern Paiutes and coeditor with Ardis E. Parshall of Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia. With Michael Van Wagenen, he coedited Between Pulpit and Pew: The Supernatural World in Mormon History and Folklore.

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