Date: January 06, 2018 11:25PM
Heinlein was fascinated with Mormons.
He studied them. Which is why he incorporated them into his stories. He had a deep intellect, and wove many aspects of religious society into his stories. Mormons were a part of that. "To name just a few topics, Robert A. Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land has much to say about megachurches, cults, televangelists, the prosperity gospel ... The Fosterites are a triumph of religious satire, combining stereotypes of Mormonism, Scientology, and Pentecostalism, with a hint of Aimee Semple ..."
The novels of his I read that included Mormons in passages were Stranger in a Strange Land; Puppet Masters; Starship Troopers; Cat Who Could Walk Through Walls; To Sail Beyond the Sunset. Mormons are mentioned in Double Star. Those are just the ones I'm familiar with.http://www.realclearreligion.org/articles/2013/01/15/a_triumph_of_science_fiction_prophecy.html
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/06/2018 11:33PM by Amyjo.