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The Mormon experience : a history of the Latter-Day Saints

Author: Leonard J Arrington; Davis Bitton
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is a history of the Morman church and an explaination of its doctrines.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard J Arrington; Davis Bitton
ISBN: 0394465660 9780394465661
OCLC Number: 4495405
Description: xiv, 404 pages, [10] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The beginnings --
The appeals of Mormonism --
Early persecutions --
Triumph and tragedy in "The City of Joseph" --
Dispersion and the exodus under Brigham Young --
The challenge of building the kingdom --
Immigration and diversity --
Mormons and Native Americans --
The kingdom and the nation --
The nineteenth century ward --
Mormon sisterhood : charting the changes --
Church and kingdom : creative adjustment and reinvigoration --
The temporal foundation --
"In the world" --
institutional responses --
Group personality : the unsponsored sector --
Appendix : first presidencies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints --
Bibliographic essay --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Leonard J. Arrington and Davis Bitton.

Abstract:

This is a history of the Morman church and an explaination of its doctrines.

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The beginnings -- The appeals of Mormonism -- Early persecutions -- Triumph and tragedy in “The City of Joseph” -- Dispersion and the exodus under Brigham Young -- The challenge of building the kingdom -- Immigration and diversity -- Mormons and Native Americans -- The kingdom and the nation -- The nineteenth century ward -- Mormon sisterhood: charting the changes -- Church and kingdom: creative adjustment and reinvigoration -- The temporal foundation -- “In the world” : institutional responses -- Group personality: the unsponsored sector -- Appendix: first presidencies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Bibliographic essay -- Notes -- Index.

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