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Historian Says Media is Blending LDS Church Members More into Society

The image of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as an isolated people who practiced polygamy, had dangerous religious views, felt persecuted, and were an ethnic group unto themselves has changed, a noted Mormon historian says.

Jan Shipps, a professor emeritus at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, said with the evolution of new media, young church members are getting away from an us versus them mindset and blending into society as they never have before.

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