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No man knows my history : the life of Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet / Fawn M. Brodie.

By: Brodie, Fawn McKay, 1915-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1995Edition: 2nd ed., rev. and enl., 1st Vintage Books ed.Description: xiii, 499, xx p., [18] p. of plates : ill., map ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0679730540; 9780679730545.Subject(s): Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844 | Smith, Joseph Mormone, 1805-1844DDC classification: 289.3/092 | B Online resources: Publisher description
Contents:
Gods are among the people -- Treasures in the earth -- Red sons of Israel -- Marvelous work and a wonder -- Witnesses for God -- Prophet of Palmyra -- Perfect society and the promised land -- Temple-builder -- Expulsion from Eden -- Army of the Lord -- Patronage and punishment -- Master of languages -- My kingdom is of this world -- Disaster in Kirtland -- Valley of God -- Alcoran or the sword -- Ordeal in Liberty jail -- Nauvoo -- Mysteries of the Kingdom -- In the quiver of the almighty -- If a man entice a maid -- Bennett explosion -- Into hiding -- Wives of the Prophet -- Candidate for president -- Prelude to destruction -- Carthage -- Documents on the early life of Joseph Smith -- The Spaulding-Rigdon theory -- The plural wives of Joseph Smith.
Summary: In 1823 a young man named Joseph Smith had an encountr with an angel who led him to a cache of golden plates purporting to be the history of the lost tribes of Israel. Out of these new gospels and out of Smith's own charismatic personality and sense of mission- arose an authentically American religion, the Mormon faith.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-499) and index.

ch. 1. Gods are among the people -- ch. 2. Treasures in the earth -- ch. 3. Red sons of Israel -- ch. 4. Marvelous work and a wonder -- ch. 5. Witnesses for God -- ch. 6. Prophet of Palmyra -- ch. 7. Perfect society and the promised land -- ch. 8. Temple-builder -- ch. 9. Expulsion from Eden -- ch. 10. Army of the Lord -- ch. 11. Patronage and punishment -- ch. 12. Master of languages -- ch. 13. My kingdom is of this world -- ch. 14. Disaster in Kirtland -- ch. 15. Valley of God -- ch. 16. Alcoran or the sword -- ch. 17. Ordeal in Liberty jail -- ch. 18. Nauvoo -- ch. 19. Mysteries of the Kingdom -- ch. 20. In the quiver of the almighty -- ch. 21. If a man entice a maid -- ch. 22. Bennett explosion -- ch. 23. Into hiding -- ch. 24. Wives of the Prophet -- ch. 25. Candidate for president -- ch. 26. Prelude to destruction -- ch. 27. Carthage -- Epilogue -- Supplement -- Appendix A. Documents on the early life of Joseph Smith -- Appendix B. The Spaulding-Rigdon theory -- Appendix C. The plural wives of Joseph Smith.

In 1823 a young man named Joseph Smith had an encountr with an angel who led him to a cache of golden plates purporting to be the history of the lost tribes of Israel. Out of these new gospels and out of Smith's own charismatic personality and sense of mission- arose an authentically American religion, the Mormon faith.

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