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Joseph Smith free pdf Founder of the largest indigenous Christian church in American history, Joseph Smith published the 584-page Book of Mormon when he was twenty-three and went on to organize a church, found cities, and attract thousands of followers before his violent death at age thirty-eight. Richard Bushman, an esteemed cultural historian and a practicing Mormon, moves beyond the popular stereotype of Smith as a colorful fraud to explore his personality, his relationships with others, and how he received revelations." " An arresting narrative of the birth of the Mormon Church, "Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling" also brilliantly evaluates the prophet's bold contributions""to Christian theology and his cultural place in the modern world.

About Professor Richard Lyman Bushman

Richard L. Bushman was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1931. He took his B.A., M.A., and PhD. degrees at Harvard University. He has taught at Brigham Young University, Boston University, University of Delaware, and Columbia University, where he is currently Gouverneur Morris Professor of History, Emeritus. His previous books are "From Puritan to Yankee: Character and Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1765" (1967), "Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism" (1984), "King and People in Provincial Massachusetts "(1985), "a"nd T"he Refinement of America: Persons, Houses, and Cities" (1992).

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Author : Professor Richard Lyman Bushman
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
Data Published : 15 June 2007
ISBN : 1400077532
EAN : 9781400077533
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 740 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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