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Joseph Smith and the beginnings of Mormonism

by Richard L. Bushman

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844,
  • Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard L. Bushman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8695.S6 B87 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2840596M
    ISBN 100252011430
    LC Control Number84002451

      The spiritual text that forms the basis of Mormonism, in the last edition edited by its founder, Joseph Smith, Jr. The Book of Mormon is one of the most influential, as well as controversial, religious documents in American history, and is regarded as sacred scripture by followers around the world, including members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day /5(). The Beginnings of Mormon Polygamy As a personality of the nineteenth century, Joseph Smith stands out as extraordinary. While many writers have been critical of him and his teachings, most are impressed with at least some of his accomplishments. Joseph Smith Preaching. He published a five hundred-page book of scripture, organized a new.

    Joseph Smith’s New England Heritage: Influences of Grandfathers Solomon Mack and Asael Smith. Rev. ed. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book; Provo, UT: Brigham Young University Press, Bushman, Richard Lyman. Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, This book is worthwhile even if you don't agree with the author's conclusions (I found the author's arguments convincing). It contains much interesting and informative information about psychology, Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. I started to read this book to find out more about Mormonism and Joseph Smith.

    The first pages of the original manuscript of Joseph Smith's translation of the Book of Mormon from the plates of Mormon are commonly known as "the pages" or the "lost manuscript." These foolscap-size pages were hand-written in harmony, Pennsylvania, between April and J   See Richard L. Bushman, Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ), 69–70, 97, 3. Dean Jessee, “Joseph Knight’s Recollection of Early Mormon History,” BYU Stud no. 1 (): 31–


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