September 7, 2013

Mapping Mormonism

Neal & Mandy Lineback, National Geographic

The Mormon faith is in the news, as a new atlas,  Mapping Mormonism: An Atlas of Latter-day Saint History, (by Brandon S. Plewe and S. Kent Brown, editors, etal) was recently heralded  by The Mormon History Association. At its conference June 7th,  the organization announced that Mapping Mormonism won the “Best Book of 2012.” Perhaps more complimentary is the Cartography and Geographic Information Society’s (CaGIS) award of “Best Atlas of 2013.” Now this marvelous new atlas adds more great maps to the two below, one from Herff Jones Inc. and the other from Geography in the News.

Estimates are that there are more than 14 million members of...

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TAGGED: Demographics, Geography, Mormons

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