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6 edition of The New Mormon History found in the catalog.

The New Mormon History

Revisionist Essays on the Past (Essays on Mormonism Series)

by D. Michael Quinn

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Signature Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - Mormon / LDS,
  • Mormon Church,
  • Latter-Day Saints (Mormons),
  • United States,
  • History: World,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Mormons,
  • Christianity - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saomts (,
  • Historiography,
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latt,
  • History,
  • Christianity - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Da

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8618309M
    ISBN 101560850116
    ISBN 109781560850113

    Mormon History Association, Park City, Utah. K likes. The Mormon History Association is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the study and understanding of all aspects of Mormon /5(8). At one point, the faith’s polygamous practices led an excommunicated Mormon to publish an expose about the religion and give lectures titled, “The secret wife system at Nauvoo,” the new book.

      The book is a robust and honest version of early church history and while it doesn’t dwell on polygamy, it’s notable that it provides the history of plural marriages in a straight forward way. $2, Awarded for the best book published on Mormon history. Ken Demas, a longtime supporter of the University of Utah History Department and friend of Mormon Studies, left a generous behest to fund an annual award for the best book in Mormon history.

    In the fall of a small group of Mormon historians met in Salt Lake City to discuss the problems involved in writing the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They were concerned with the history of the Church and its background in New York from to , the decade which may be called the period of Mormon origins. Smith tells Apostles Book of Mormon is keystone of our religion. Oct 2: Smith places original Book of Mormon manuscript, witness signatures, and other items in the cornerstone of the Nauvoo House, effectively destroying them. Ebenezer Robinson recorded Joseph as having said “I have had trouble enough with this thing.”.


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The New Mormon History by D. Michael Quinn Download PDF EPUB FB2

The New Mormon History is the banner under which many professional historians today approach Latter-day Saint historiography. Scholars who embrace this term attempt to put significant events into context rather than bracketing data that might seem challenging to traditional assumptions/5(8).

At one point, the faith's polygamous practices led an excommunicated Mormon to publish an expose about the religion and give lectures titled, "The. The book is a robust and honest version of early church history and while it doesn’t dwell on polygamy, it’s notable that it provides the history of plural marriages in a straight forward way, said Patrick Mason, a professor of religion at Claremont Graduate University in California who is.

New LDS Church narrative history book includes polygamous roots. Mormon leaders are unveiling a new narrative book about the faith's early history in the s. A new, four-volume comprehensive history of the Church to be published beginning next year was detailed by Elder Steven E. Snow, the Church Historian and Recorder, in his luncheon address Saturday, June 3, to attendees at the 52nd annual Mormon History Association Conference.

New Releases in Mormonism #1. River: Where Faith and Consecration Converge The User Friendly Book of Mormon: Timeless Truths for Today's Challenges The Mormon Trail: The History and Legacy of the Trail that Brought the Mormons to Utah Charles River Editors.

The New Mormon History is the banner under which many professional historians today approach Latter-day Saint historiography. Scholars who embrace this term attempt to put significant events into context rather than bracketing data that might seem challenging to traditional assumptions/5.

It will be written in a style similar to James Michener or David McCullough” (Church Historian Announces New 4-Volume History of the Church, R. Scott Lloyd). The first chapter of this book is available online in the February issue of the Ensign and Liahona magazines.

Mormon is mortally wounded in the battle at a place called Cumorah, and the Nephites are nearly obliterated, but Moroni survives another 36 years and adds material to the Book of Mormon before Author: American Experience. The New Mormon History D. Michael Quinn, editor.

Chapter 8 Mormons, Crickets, and Gulls: A New Look at an Old Story William Hartley [p] Within picturesque Temple Square in Salt Lake City stands the graceful bronze and stone Sea Gull Monument commemorating a. The New Mormon History Revisionist Essays on the Mormon Past D.

Michael Quinn, editor. on the cover: The term “New Mormon History” describes the work of contemporary historians who are less concerned with earthshaking events than with experiences of rank-and-file church members.

Book of Mormon, work accepted as holy scripture, in addition to the Bible, in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other Mormon churches. It was first published in in Palmyra, New York, and was thereafter widely reprinted and translated.

Its followers hold that it is a divinely inspired work revealed to and translated by the. A New Narrative History Read the inspiring true story of the women and men who dedicated their lives to establishing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across the globe.

Volume 1, The Standard of Truth, – and Volume 2, No Unhallowed Hand, – are available now. Study more by listening to our podcast with PhD Griffin here: and make sure to print out your own Book of Mormon map here: Book of Mormon History views.

Outline of Mormon History New York Period: Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon (–) Joseph Smith is born and raised in New England.

He sees God the Father and Jesus Christ in the First Vision in Later, an angel visits Joseph and calls him to be a prophet and to translate the Book of Mormon from golden plates of ancient origins. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church founder Joseph Smith insisted on introducing polygamy in the early s despite knowing the societal risks and getting pushback from other leaders and his first wife, recounts a new church history book unveiled Tuesday.

A nearly page book that covers early church history from doesn't dwell on polygamy, but doesn't entirely skip over it. The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library have a sizable and long-standing collection of materials on Mormon history.

Beginning with the donation of the William C. Berrian collection, which contained books, pamphlets, 52 volumes of newspapers, and over individual, unbound newspapers, the Library has maintained the collections in Mormon history at a high level.

Journey of Faith - The New World, chronicles the Book of Mormon, Another Testament of Jesus Christ. Thoughtful insights from 32 top scholars continue the. The Mormon religion was officially founded in when The Book of Mormon was published.

Today, the LDS church is most prevalent in the. The story of the creation of the Book of Mormon has been told many times, and often ridiculed. A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon (Oxford University Press, ), by Larry E. Morris, presents and examines the primary sources surrounding the origin of the foundational text of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the most successful new religion of modern times.

Most relevant to Morris’s Documentary History is this book’s lengthy narrative chapter about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. Opening the Heavens makes use of documents to tell the timing of the translation of the Book of Mormon and then presents relevant parts of each of those documents in a lengthy appendix.How Mormon history helps explain today’s public-land fights Betsy Gaines Quammen’s new book looks at the Bundy family and religion’s connection to the Western landscape.In the unfolding Book of Mormon text, Joseph Smith found answers to some of the questions that had brought him to the Sacred Grove as a year-old boy.

Many people close to the process were moved by the book’s message and eagerly waited for a renewing .