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Stephen Taysom

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.

Some of his research has included various topics related to American Religious History, Mormon Studies, Shaker Studies, Ritual, and New Religious Movements.

Works by Stephen Taysom
Mormonism in the Academy
Stephen Taysom | August 09, 2010
It is abundantly clear that Mormonism is an area of expanding research and teaching......
A Hierarchy of Heavens
Stephen Taysom | February 02, 2010
Mormonism thus lacks a traditional heaven/hell dichotomy and offers instead a variety of......