1,001 Facts about the Prophet Joseph Smith

1,001 Facts about the Prophet Joseph Smith

by Alexa Erekson


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Discover the details of Joseph Smith’s life as you never have before! This comprehensive, easy-to-read history shares little-known facts that will let you see the Prophet Joseph in a whole new light! Taken entirely from firsthand accounts, these fascinating stories take you back to Joseph’s childhood, the early days of the Church, and the legacy of faith he left behind.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462121991
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Ancestors and Family of the Prophet 3

Joseph's Youth 8

The First Vision 12

Angel Moroni Visitations 18

Preparing to Get the Plates 23

Alvin's Death 24

Josiah Stowell 26

Emma Hale Smith 27

Getting the Plates 30

Translating the Book of Mormon 33

Lost 116 Pages 35

Returning to Translation 38

Baptisms of Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery 41

Lucy Harris Sues Joseph Smith Jr 42

Joseph and Oliver Move to Waterloo 43

Publishing the Book of Mormon 46

Organization and Early Years of the Church 51

Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible 57

Tarring and Feathering at Johnson Farm 59

Kirtland, Ohio 63

School of Prophets 65

Word of Wisdom 66

Construction of the Kirtland Temple 67

Zion's Camp 69

Kirtland Temple Dedication 74

Joseph's Egyptian Mummies. 77

Crisis in Kirtland 78

Missouri 81

The Mormon War 83

Haun's Mill Massacre 88

Joseph and Others Taken as Prisoners of War 90

Liberty Jail 97

Illinois 101

Nauvoo 102

The Nauvoo Temple 107

Formation of the Relief Society 109

Joseph Smith for President. 110

Joseph Smith and Freemasonry 113

Joseph Smith and Plural Marriage 114

Joseph Smith's Last Months 120

The Nauvoo Expositor 124

Carthage Jail and the Martyrdoms 127

After the Martyrdom 134

Succession Confusion 137

The Nauvoo Exodus 138

Emma Smith after the Martyrdom 139

Smith Family after the Martyrdoms 142

Joseph Smith's Personality 144

Miscellaneous 148

Bibliography 149

About the Author 151

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