Some years ago there was a dire prediction that before too much longer the US would be carved up between the Mormons and the Southern Baptists. It was a stupid assertion, but, let's face it, very scary. Now, it seems, we can relax.
Mormon growth has stalled, and is just managing to keep up with general population growth. This amazing, monolithic faith, governed by a gerontocracy of businessmen rather than preachers or scholars, has apparently peaked.
From the ancient but fictive city of Zarahemla, to the end-game where the distinctive Latter Day gospel bears fruit in all the world: reality is knock, knock, knocking on Zion's door.