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Slate maps out population of Mormons in America

by Slate | What They're Saying About "Us"

Utah, where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is headquartered, is the state everyone associa...


“A Spirit of Persecution”

by Slate | What They're Saying About "Us"

When I got out my camera, a Mormon security guard made it clear that he didn’t like what I was doing. “Excu...


Slate: Does the Book of Mormon get a bad rap?

by Slate | What They're Saying About "Us"

To a nonbeliever, all religions perplex, but Mormonism perplexes absolutely. Let me immediately qualify tha...


Pres. Monson tops list of most influential octogenarians in America

by Slate | What They're Saying About "Us"

Welcome to Slate's 80 Over 80, our annual catalog of the nation's silver lions: fourscore elder statesmen, ...


Slate photo essay: Documenting Mormon culture in Utah

by Slate | What They're Saying About "Us" Arts & Entertainment

Photographer Michael Friberg found himself living in Utah on and off for roughly five years and became fasc...


Christians Are Better

by Slate | Opinions & Features

In Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate, Rick Perry was asked whether he would repudiate the anti-Mormo...


Ken Jennings: My puny human brain

by Slate | Mormons We Know Arts & Entertainment

When I was selected as one of the two human players to be pitted against IBM's "Watson" supercomputer in a ...


"Slate": Mitt Romney Is the Perfect Person to Save, Rebuild Puerto Rico

by Slate | Famous Mormons

Slate Magazine had quite a lot to say about Mitt Romney, his work rescuing the 2002 Winter Olympics, a...

97 The Catholic Church helped preserve Roman civilization. Can Mormonism do the same for America?

by Slate | What They're Saying About "Us"

When America disappears 100 or 500 or 1,000 years from now, it will be gone but not forgotten. As the world...


Geek chic and the Mormon Moment

by Slate | What They're Saying About "Us"

Among the various figures and phenomena contributing to the so-called “Mormon moment”—Big Love, Mitt Romney...