Mar 7, 2012
- Mitt Romney as a legitimately viable candidate for the Republican party candidate for President of the United States
- The Book of Mormon Musical cleaning house at the Tony Awards
The “I’m a Mormon” campaign, focusing on the “everyday” folks that make up the LDS church.
As a matter of fact, if you need a refresher, just pick up the infamous Newsweek magazine from the middle of June this last year.
Many people feel that this our “arriving” moment, where Mormons are now taken seriously as a culture and as a religion. People are now examining the nuances that make Mormons who they are (for example, the the phenomenon of Mormon Mommy Blogs), scholarly interests have been increasing over the years (Oxford University Press seems to have five different books coming out about Mormon Studies), and it being commonplace to hear about Mormons from places like The Daily Show and The Colbert Report.