The Mormons GUESTS: Armand Mauss Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington A practicing Mormon This year the Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, marks an important anniversary. One hundred-fifty years ago Brigham Young led an exodus of pioneers on a 1000 mile trek in search of greater religious freedom. The group settled in the area that is now Salt Lake City, Utah. There are more than 10 million church members worldwide, yet Mormon theology is often misunderstood and surrounded in controversy. Join host Melinda Penkava and guests for a discussion on Mormonism ...on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.