Christianity is a religion with several denominations including Catholic, Protestantism, Orthodox, and Mormonism.
Mormonism was started by Joseph Smith in the 1820s and is now the predominant religious tradition of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity. The center of Mormon cultural influence is in Utah but they are beginning to embed themselves in the national consciousness, having previously produced two presidential candidates.
The following are some of the surprising facts about Mormons, some of which have contributed to their rise over the past century.
1.) Mormonism is one of the fastest-growing religions in the U.S
Mormonism is the fourth largest religion in America, with about 6 million members. The church claims to increase by 1 million members every three years. About a quarter of American Mormons converted to the faith.