Joanna Brooks, author of The Book of Mormon Girl, on Mormonism and Judaism

Is Mormonism defined more by ethnicity or by religious belief?

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Feb. 2 2012 6:54 PM

How Mormons Are Kind of Like Jews

In part two of my conversation with The Mormon Girl (Joanna Brooks, author of The Book of Mormon Girl), a question about Jon Huntsman leads to surprising (to me) news about the sense in which Mormons are like Jews. It has to do with the role of religious belief in defining the tribe.

Here is yesterday's installment of the Brooks conversation. You can watch the whole conversation here.

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