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Mormonism : a historical encyclopedia

Author: W Paul Reeve; Ardis E Parshall
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2010.
Series: Gale virtual reference library
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It began in upstate New York with Joseph Smith's miraculous vision. It spread across the American West with Brigham Young's founding of over 300 settlements and his establishment of Utah as its headquarters. Today, Mormonism is continually expanding with more members outside the United States than within. Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia helps readers explore a church that has gone from being an object of
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mormonism.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2010
(DLC) 2010014518
(OCoLC)298779900
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Paul Reeve; Ardis E Parshall
ISBN: 9781598841084 1598841084
OCLC Number: 699490059
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 449 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Eras --
Events --
People --
Issues.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library
Responsibility: W. Paul Reeve and Ardis E. Parshall, editors.

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Covering its historic development, important individuals, and central ideas and issues, this encyclopedia offers broad historical coverage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Read more...

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