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Joseph Smith and the origins of the Book of Mormon / by David Persuitte.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 078640826X :
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2000.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844.
Smith, Ethan, 1762-1849. View of the Hebrews.
Book of Mormon > Authorship.
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Acknowledgments v
List of Illustrations
ix
Preface to the Second Edition 1(4)
Prologue 5(6)
Part One: Angels, Peepstones, and Gold Plates
``A Romancer of the First Water''
11(9)
Visions and Revivals
20(13)
The Prophet in His Own Country
33(7)
The 1826 ``Trial''
40(14)
A Record from the Earth?
54(10)
``I Shall Proceed to Do a Marvelous Work''
64(12)
The Gold Bible
76(13)
``Send Them the Heralds of Salvation''
89(11)
Part Two: Another Book of God?
Ancient or Modern?
100(6)
A Vermont Preacher's Theory
106(14)
The Idea and Its Development
120(16)
Part Three: The Comparisons
To the Land of Promise
136(11)
The Prophecies
147(18)
The Division
165(9)
The Wars
174(10)
The Backsliding
184(17)
The Arrival of Jesus
201(13)
The Final Years
214(11)
The Book of Ether
225(7)
Part Four: Turmoil in Zion
The Curse of Cain
232(9)
Steppingstones to Disaster
241(10)
Epilogue 251(47)
Appendices
A. The ``Wood Scrape''
254(5)
B. The Book of Mormon and Ancient America
259(9)
C. The Spalding Theory
268(13)
D. The Book of Abraham
281(17)
Notes and Bibliography
Notes 298(15)
Bibliography 313(4)
Index 317


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