A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon

A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon

by Larry E. Morris

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A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon transcribes and annotates a wide variety of primary source documents related to the origins of the long-ridiculed narrative that launched a new world religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190699116
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/09/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 512
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Larry E. Morris, formerly an editor with the Joseph Smith Papers, is the author of The Fate of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers after the Expedition. Morris has published articles in such periodicals as The Missouri Historical Review, American History, the Journal of Mormon History, BYU Studies, and We Proceeded On.

Table of Contents

Introduction One: "He Appeared unto Me Three Times in One Night" Joseph and the Angel: September 1823-September 1826 Two: "The Same Heavenly Messenger Delivered Them Up To Me" Joseph and the Plates: September-December 1827 Three: "I Cannot Read a Sealed Book" Martin Harris's Venture to Eastern Scholars: February 1828 Four: "I Stood Alone, an Unlearned Youth" The Translation Begins: April-June 1828 Five: "I Have Lost My Soul" Martin Harris and the Missing Manuscript: Summer 1828 Six: "It Is Marvelous to Me" Interlude: Autumn 1828-March 1829 Seven: "Days Never To Be Forgotten" The Translation: April-May 1829 Eight: "I Often Sat By and Saw and Heard Them Translate and Write for Hours Together" The Translation: June 1829 Nine: "An Angel of God Came Down from Heaven" The Three Witnesses: Late June 1829 Ten: "The Appearance of Ancient Work, and of Curious Workmanship" The Eight Witnesses: Late June 1829 Eleven: "Written by the Hand of Mormon" Publication of the Book of Mormon: June 1829-March 1830

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