An American Prophet's Record: The Diaries and Journals of Joseph Smith

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Published for the first time in their entirety, the personal diaries and journals of Mormon founder Joseph Smith (1805-44) provide an unequaled view of this controversial American religious leader. Previous compilations have drawn from carefully selected and sometimes rewritten passages of Smith's diaries and journals. In the present, unexpurgated edition, Smith emerges as believable and human, willing to allow both descendants and followers a complete look at his beliefs and ...
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Salt Lake City 1987 Hardcover Fine 0941214559. Fine condition. This is the rare first edition, limited to 500 copies. This was the first book published in the Significant Mormon ... Diaries Series.; 504 pages. Read more Show Less

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Overview

Published for the first time in their entirety, the personal diaries and journals of Mormon founder Joseph Smith (1805-44) provide an unequaled view of this controversial American religious leader. Previous compilations have drawn from carefully selected and sometimes rewritten passages of Smith's diaries and journals. In the present, unexpurgated edition, Smith emerges as believable and human, willing to allow both descendants and followers a complete look at his beliefs and personality.

For the first time, the unexpurgated diaries of the Mormon church founder, Joseph Smith, are presented, including references to wine, women, the church, accounts of the First Vision, and early rituals.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Introduction xi
Map xxi
A Joseph Smith Chronology xxiii
Prominent Characters xxxv
A Joseph Smith Bibliography liii
The Documents
I Autobiographical Sketch, 1832 - "A History of the life of Joseph Smith, Jr." 3
II Diary and Journal, 1832-34 - "Joseph Smith, Jr. Record Book" 9
III Diary and Journal, 1835-36 - "Sketch Book for the use of Joseph Smith, Jr." 33
IV Journal, 1838 - "The Scriptory Book of Joseph Smith, Jr." 159
V Journal, 1838-39 - "James Mulholland M' Joseph Smith['s] Jour[n]al" 225
VI Journal, 1839 - "Minute Book, 1839 J[oseph] Smith's Journal 234
VII Journal, ca. 1841-43 - "The Book of the Law of the Lord" - Excerpts 242
VIII Journal, 1842-43 - "President Joseph Smith's Journal 1843 As kept by Willard Richards" 256
IX Journal, 1843 331
X Journal, 1843-44 397
XI Journal, 1844 - "President Joseph Smith['s] Journal Kept by W[illard] Richards Vol[ume] 4" 450
Index 497
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