Criticism of Mormonism/Cognitive dissonance/Further Reading

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Further reading

Further reading

FairMormon Answers articles

Logical Fallacies

Mormonism and church integrity

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FairMormon web site

  • Daniel C. Peterson, "Reflections on Secular Anti-Mormonism," FARMS Review 17/2 (2005): 423–450. off-site FairMormon link
  • Blake T. Ostler, "Spiritual Experiences as the Basis for Belief and Commitment," (2007 FAIR Conference Presentation). FairMormon link (Key source)
  • Wendy Ulrich, "'Believest thou...?': Faith, Cognitive Dissonance, and the Psychology of Religious Experience," FairMormon link (Key source)



"Believest thou?" Faith, Cognitive Dissonance, & Psychology of Religious Experience, Wendy Ulrich (Psychologist), 2005 FAIR Conference

External links

  • Cognitive dissonance - multiple links off-site
  • Critique of Cognitive Dissonance Theory off-site
  • Clark Goble, "Cognitive Dissonance and Confirmation Bias," Mormon Metaphysics blog post, (20 July 2007), off-site
  • Michael D. Jibson, "Imagine: Review of The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason by Sam Harris," FARMS Review 18/1 (2006): 233–264. off-site wiki
  • Daniel C. Peterson and William J. Hamblin, "Is Spirituality All in Your Head?," off-site
  • Richard N. Williams, "The Spirit of Prophecy and the Spirit of Psychiatry: Restoration or Dissociation? (Review of The Sword of Laban: Joseph Smith Jr. and the Dissociated Mind)," FARMS Review of Books 12/1 (2000): 435–444. off-site

Printed material

  • Leon Festinger, Henry W. Riecken, and Stanley Schachter, When Prophecy Fails: a Social and Psychological Study of a Modern Group That Predicted the Destruction of the World, (Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1956).
  • Leon Festinger, A Theory of Cognitive Dissonance (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1957). ISBN 0804701318