Get the facts on temples, tithing, missions, and caffeine Mormon doctrines, rituals, and history, demystified at last! Mormonism, or the LDS Church, is one of the world's fastest growing religions. But unless you were raised a Mormon, you probably don't have a clear picture of LDS beliefs and practices. Covering everything from Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon to tithing and family home evening, this friendly guide will get you up to speed in no time. Discover: How the LDS Church differs from other Christian churches What Mormons believe What happens in Mormon temples and meetinghouses The history of the LDS Church LDS debates on race, women, and polygamyRiess, Jana is the author of 'Mormonism For Dummies', published 2005 under ISBN 9780764571954 and ISBN 0764571958.