812-814: Wealth and Corporate Power – D. Michael Quinn
November 2, 2017
These episodes of Mormon Stories include a recording of our live interview on 10/23/17 with renowned author, Dr. D. Michael Quinn, author of the final volume of the “Mormon Hierarchy” trilogy. In his newest book, Wealth & Corporate Power, Michael provides a comprehensive look into how the LDS Church acquired wealth from the early days of the church until the 21st century.
We cover in detail:
How Michael was persuaded to expand the project from an appendix, to a full-fledged book
Michael’s meticulous methods in gathering and remembering information
His thoughts on the ethics of receiving “leaked” information, and whether he uses such information in his work
His observations of the changes in church financial strategy and salaries throughout the decades of church leadership
His views of the contemporary Mormon Church
…and so much more
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