Joseph Smith, Jr: Reappraisals after Two Centuries

Joseph Smith, Jr: Reappraisals after Two Centuries

by Reid L. Neilson, Terryl Givens
     
 

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Mormon founder Joseph Smith is one of the most controversial figures of nineteenth-century American history, and a virtually inexhaustible subject for analysis. In this volume, fifteen scholars offer essays on how to interpret and understand Smith and his legacy. Including essays by both Mormons and non-Mormons, this wide-ranging collection is the only available

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Mormon founder Joseph Smith is one of the most controversial figures of nineteenth-century American history, and a virtually inexhaustible subject for analysis. In this volume, fifteen scholars offer essays on how to interpret and understand Smith and his legacy. Including essays by both Mormons and non-Mormons, this wide-ranging collection is the only available survey of contemporary scholarly opinion on the extraordinary man who started one of the fastest growing religious traditions in the modern world.

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ISBN-13:
9780195369786
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/02/2008
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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