Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2006. First edition. Paperback. 173pp. Octavo [23cm] Paperback. NEW. Item #20193
From the publisher: "The year 2003 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the lifting of the ban excluding black members from the priesthood of the Mormon church. The articles collected in Newell G. Bringhurst and Darron T. Smith's Black and Mormon look at the mechanisms used to keep blacks from full participation, the motives behind the ban, and the kind of changes that have--and have not--taken place within the church since the revelation responsible for its end."