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In heaven as it is on earth : Joseph Smith and the early Mormon conquest of death

Author: Samuel Morris Brown
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A groundbreaking interpretation of earliest Mormonism that frames this distinctive religious movement in terms of founder Joseph Smith's struggle to conquer death.
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Named Person: Joseph Smith, Jr.; Joseph (Mormone Smith; Joseph Smith, Jr.; Joseph Smith
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Morris Brown
ISBN: 9780199793570 0199793573
OCLC Number: 701619894
Description: xii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: "Melancholly reflections" : Joseph Smith and holy dying --
The corpse and its rest --
Relics, graves, and the treasure quest --
Hallowed ground : tombs, Indians, and Eden --
Seerhood, pure language, and the silence of the grave --
The new and everlasting covenant --
Negotiating death and afterlife in Nauvoo --
The "lineage of my preasthood" and the chain of belonging --
Divine anthropology : translating the suprahuman chain --
"Death cannot conquer the hero again" : the death and afterlife of a martyr.
Responsibility: Samuel Morris Brown.
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