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Mormonism : the story of a new religious tradition

Author: Jan Shipps
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mormonism is one of the fastest growing, most misunderstood, and most debated religions of recent times. Even the simple act of defining WHAT Mormonism is (or should be) has been filled with controversy. The author reconstructs the signal events of early Mormonism as perceived from INSIDE the faith.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shipps, Jan, 1929-
Mormonism.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)567642395
Online version:
Shipps, Jan, 1929-
Mormonism.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)607847094
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Shipps
ISBN: 0252011597 9780252011597 0252014170 9780252014178
OCLC Number: 10726560
Description: xviii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
In the Beginning --
History as Text --
Reformation and Restoration --
Getting the Story Straight --
In and Out of Time --
The Millennial Vision Transformed --
Appendix: A Chronology of Nineteenth-Century Mormonism.
Responsibility: Jan Shipps.

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Mormonism is one of the fastest growing, most misunderstood, and most debated religions of recent times. Even the simple act of defining WHAT Mormonism is (or should be) has been filled with controversy. The author reconstructs the signal events of early Mormonism as perceived from INSIDE the faith.

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