The LDS Church may have been founded by an uneducated, 19th century tenant farmer, but historian D. Michael Quinn estimates its 2010 tithing income at $33 billion dollars. And that’s to say nothing of the Church’s investments, business holdings, and “seemingly endless capital.” To understand the Church’s economic history, Quinn says you have to understand God as the ultimate CEO of the Church and its business on earth. He joins us to talk about his new book on Mormon “Wealth and Corporate Power.”
Saturday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m., Quinn will give a talk and field your questions at Weller Book Works at Trolley Square in downtown Salt Lake City. You can get more information on the event by visiting them at wellerbookworks.com
- The blog Mormonism 101 questioned Quinn's LDS tithing estimates in the post Updated: A Quantitative Model of Mormon Tithing Revenue
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