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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 : Oxford University Press, [2012], ©2012.
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This title provides an 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brown, Samuel Morris.
In heaven as it is on earth.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
(DLC) 2011002848
(OCoLC)701619894
Named Person: Joseph Smith, Jr.; Joseph Smith, Jr.; Joseph Smith, Jr.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Morris Brown
ISBN: 0199793689 9780199793686
OCLC Number: 772593014
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 392 pages) : illustrations
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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