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An Acceptable Prejudice?

posted on June 1, 2012

At Inside Higher Ed, Thomas C. Terry asks, “Why … is it allowable [to] publicly express bias against Mormons?” Despite common caricaturing of LDS Church members, Terry asserts that Mormons have many admirable social characteristics: “Mormons as a group have the lowest rates of violence and depression among religious groups.” On the other hand, Terry concludes, those who find it “socially acceptable to denigrate and trivialize and insult a class of people as a class of people” are no better than those who supported Jim Crow.

Read at Inside Higher Ed