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Mormonism : a very short introduction

Verfasser/in: Richard L Bushman
Verlag: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Serien: Very short introductions, 183.
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From the Publisher: Beginning with a handful of members in 1830, the church that Joseph Smith founded has grown into a world-wide organization with over 12 million adherents, playing prominent roles in politics, sports, entertainment, and business. Yet they are an oddity. They are considered wholesome, conservative, and friendly on one hand, and clannish, weird, and self-righteous on the other. Mormonism: A Very  Weiterlesen…
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Medientyp: Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Richard L Bushman
ISBN: 9780195310306 0195310306
OCLC-Nummer: 179802646
Beschreibung: xiii, 130 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Inhalt: Revelation --
Zion --
Priesthood --
Cosmology --
Nineteenth-century Utah --
Mormon world --
Appendix: Articles of faith.
Serientitel: Very short introductions, 183.
Verfasserangabe: Richard Lyman Bushman.
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This introduction covers the history of Mormonism and an analysis of Mormon beliefs, beginning with their prophet, Joseph Smith. It examines how the religion has adapted and changed since its  Weiterlesen…

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