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Joseph Smith Rough Stone Rolling

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ISBN-10: 1400077532

ISBN-13: 9781400077533

Edition: 2007

Authors: Richard Lyman Bushman, Jed Woodworth

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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 Rollingalso brilliantly evaluates the prophet’s bold contributionsto Christian theology and his cultural…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Richard Lyman Bushman is Gouverneur Morris Professor of History emeritus at Columbia University.Reid L. Neilson is assistant professor of church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University.Jed Woodworth is a Ph.D. candidate in American history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

List of Maps
Joseph Smith Chronology
Four Generations of Joseph Smith's Family
Preface
Prologue
The Joseph Smith Family: To 1816
The First Visions: 1816-27
Translation: 1827-30
A New Bible: 1830
The Church of Christ: 1830
Joseph, Moses, and Enoch: 1830
The Kirtland Visionaries: January-June 1831
Zion: July-December 1831
The Burden of Zion: 1832
Exaltation: 1832-33
Cities of Zion: 1833
The Character of a Prophet: 1834
Priesthood and Church Government: 1834-35
Visitors: 1835
Texts: 1835
Strife: August-December 1835
The Order of Heaven: January-April 1836
Reverses: April 1836-January 1838
Trials: January-July 1838
War: August-December 1838
Imprisonment: January-August 1839
Washington: September 1839-June 1840
Beautiful Place: April 1840-April 1841
Temporalities and Spiritualities: 1841
Stories of Eternity: Spring 1842
Perils: May-December 1842
Thickets: 1843
City and Kingdom: 1843-44
Confrontations: January-June 1844
Epilogue
Notes
Sources Cited
Illustration Credits
Index