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Stephen Taysom


American Religious History, Mormon Studies, Shaker Studies, Ritual, New Religious Movements

Stephen Taysom is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Cleveland State University . He has previously taught  religious history at Franklin College and Indiana University. His research has appeared in a variety of professional journals.

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Recent Articles

Mormonism in the Academy

It is abundantly clear that Mormonism is an area of expanding research and teaching interest for serious scholars. Read More »

A Hierarchy of Heavens

Mormonism thus lacks a traditional heaven/hell dichotomy and offers instead a variety of potential outcomes, based on the willingness of individuals to implement the teachings of the Church into his or her life. Read More »