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Joseph Smith

Author: Robert V Remini
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2002.
Series: Penguin lives series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Joseph Smith, Robert Remini explores one of the Jacksonian epoch's major figures. The most important reformer and innovator in American religious history, Joseph Smith has remained a fascinating enigma to many both inside and outside the Mormon Church, which he founded." "Born in 1805, Smith grew up during the Second Great Awakening, when secular tumult had spawned radical religious fervor and countless new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Remini, Robert Vincent, 1921-
Joseph Smith.
New York : Viking, 2002
(OCoLC)606855905
Named Person: Joseph Smith, Jr.; Joseph Smith, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert V Remini
ISBN: 067003083X 9780670030835
OCLC Number: 48516070
Description: xv, 190 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Second great awakening --
First vision --
Moroni --
Book of Mormon --
Organizing the Church of Christ --
Kirtland --
Far west --
Nauvoo --
Assassination.
Series Title: Penguin lives series.
Responsibility: Robert V. Remini.

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"In Joseph Smith, Robert Remini explores one of the Jacksonian epoch's major figures. The most important reformer and innovator in American religious history, Joseph Smith has remained a fascinating enigma to many both inside and outside the Mormon Church, which he founded." "Born in 1805, Smith grew up during the Second Great Awakening, when secular tumult had spawned radical religious fervor and countless new sects. His contemplative nature and soaring imagination - the first of his many visions occurred at the age of fourteen - were nurtured in the close, loving family created by his deeply devout parents. His need to lead and be recognized was met by his mission as God's vehicle for a new faith and by the multitudes who, mesmerized by his charm and charismatic preaching, flocked to the Mormon Church. Remini brings Smith into unprecedented focus and contextualizes his enduring contributions to American life and culture within the distinctive characteristics of an extraordinary age."--Jacket.

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