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Modern perspectives on Nauvoo and the Mormons

Modern perspectives on Nauvoo and the Mormons

interviews with long-term residents

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Published by Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nauvoo (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Nauvoo,
  • Nauvoo.
    • Subjects:
    • Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History.,
    • Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- Illinois -- Nauvoo.,
    • Interviews -- Illinois -- Nauvoo.,
    • Oral history.,
    • Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History.,
    • Nauvoo (Ill.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Larry E. Dahl and Don Norton.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsDahl, Larry E., Norton, Don E., Brigham Young University. Religious Studies Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF549.N37 M63 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 407 p. ;
      Number of Pages407
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3379754M
      ISBN 100842525262
      LC Control Number2004540973
      OCLC/WorldCa52078343

        Stephen H. Webb is an American Catholic Mormons use the Book of Mormon as a hermeneutical key to understanding the Bible’s many theological perplexities. By Orson Scott Card. Adapted from a speech given at the BYU Symposium on Life, the Universe, and Everything. February The Book of Mormon is the most important book in my life. I remember it as one of the earliest things I read, starting with Emma Mar Peterson's children's adaptation.

      The list below summarizes a few of the anachronistic criticisms in the Book of Mormon, as well as perspectives and rebuttals by Mormon apologists. There are five incidences where horses are mentioned in the Book of Mormon, and are portrayed as being in the forest upon first arrival of the Nephites, "raise(d)," "fed," "prepared" (in conjunction.   That Joseph Smith also headed a huge militia, the Nauvoo Legion, made the threat of despotism seem all the more real. When a united political effort, the Anti-Mormon Party of , failed to curb Smith’s secular power, non-Mormons became increasingly frustrated, and there was talk of mobocratic measures to stop the threat of political Mormonism.

      I just finished The City: A Global History (), by Joel Kotkin, a short survey of the city in history. Knowing Kotkin had discussed Mormons with some interest in a previous book entitled Tribes (Mormons are a modern tribe), I hoped there might be some discussion in City of one of the Mormon cities, maybe Nauvoo or Salt Lake City. No luck. That's too bad, since they would be a fine addition. Here's a quotation from a popular biography of Joseph Smith by John Henry Evans, Joseph Smith: An American Prophet, published by Deseret Book in "Polygamy or, as the Mormons prefer to call it, 'plural marriage,' was first introduced among the Saints in Nauvoo, in — although the Prophet had had the idea in mind ever since


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Modern Perspectives on Nauvoo and the Mormons Interviews with Long-Term Residents. Larry E Additional interest focused on the whole history of the Mormons in Nauvoo. Those ideas, attitudes, and feelings of residents were captured in this collection of interviews.

Twenty-six Nauvoo residents were interviewed and their answers recorded in. Larry E. Dahl and Don Norton, comps., Modern Perspectives on Nauvoo and the Mormons (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, ), vii-x. In April my wife, Roberta, and I were asked to move to Nauvoo for three to five years to direct a Brigham Young University “Semester at Nauvoo” program.

Kingdom of Nauvoo is the first book about Nauvoo written after the release of the Council of Fifty minutes. Those minutes, along with other discoveries through the Joseph Smith Paper's Project and Ben Park's own research and analysis leads to a fascinating read about a tumultuous time in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day /5(29).

The road was slow and soggy. On Septem the last Mormons were attacked by mobs in the Battle of Nauvoo. By Septemthe last Mormons were driven from the city. Their beautiful temple was burned by an arsonist. Nauvoo, a city that in had rivaled even Chicago for size and beauty, was all but destroyed.

Get this from a library. Return to the city of Joseph: modern Mormonism's contest for the soul of Nauvoo. [Scott C Esplin] -- "The Midwest's Mormon Mecca and the question of "Whose Nauvoo?" In the mid-twentieth century, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) returned to Nauvoo, Illinois, home to the thriving.

Return to the City of Joseph Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo. The Midwest's Mormon Mecca and the question of "Whose Nauvoo?" In the mid-twentieth century, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) returned to Nauvoo, Illinois, home to the thriving religious community led by Joseph Smith before his murder in Nauvoo during the Mormon period ( - ).

Forced to leave the State of Missouri by order of the governor, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called Mormons or Latter Day Saints) began streaming into Illinois and the then Iowa Territory in the harsh winter of Kingdom of Nauvoo is the first book about Nauvoo written after the release of the Council of Fifty minutes.

Those minutes, along with other discoveries through the Joseph Smith Paper's Project and Ben Park's own research and analysis leads to a fascinating read about a tumultuous time in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day /5.

Book of Mormon Written in Modern-day English March 7, in Book of Mormon I was reading some of the Book of Mormon as well as the Bible to my boss on a recent business trip as I prepared to teach my Sunday school class this week.

Written from the perspective of those who know and live the religion, the pages of Mormons: An Open Book invite you to come in, learn about, and better understand a growing body of faith in American and across the world: Mormonism.

Contents Author's Note Preface Introduction PART 1: MORMON BELIEFS 1. Ten Facts to Know When Meeting a Mormon /5(4). Mormons Modern The Modern on Sale Broadest choice of Mormons Modern The Modern. in stock and quick sending. the most select gathering of Mormons Modern The Modern from Ebay. David O.

Mckay And The Rise Of Modern Mormonism, Hardcover by Prince, Gregory. Vigorous study of the early Mormon settlement in Illinois, linking its founding to a rising anti-democratic tradition.

Park (History/Sam Houston State Univ.; American Nationalisms: Imagining Union in the Age of Revolutions, etc.) joins the history of Mormonism—a term used throughout the book but one that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seems to be Author: Benjamin E.

Park. In latearriving Mormons bought the small town of Commerce, and in April it was renamed "Nauvoo" (a Hebrew word meaning "beautiful place" or "city beautiful") by Joseph Smith, the latter day prophet of the Latter Day Saint movement. Nauvoo grew rapidly and for a few years was one of the most populous cities in Illinois.

[Cross-posted to In Medias Res]. Benjamin Park’s Kingdom of Nauvoo: The Rise and Fall of a Religious Empire on the American Frontier is going to be released in two weeks. You should buy it and read it. It’s a first-rate work of Mormon history–the best book about this era I’ve read since Richard Bushman’s Rough Stone Rolling–and if it doesn’t quite become the work of intellectual.

Modern Mormonism is an affordable book that can be given as a gift to friends or relatives who are interested in an introduction to those Mormon concepts that are most often misunderstood. A welcome relief in our current climate of divisive online message boards and misleading media sound bites, Millet’s book is an example of writing with.

This detailed study of the excavation and restoration of the city of Nauvoo, Illinois, reveals the roots of historical archaeology. In the s, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored an archaeology program to authentically restore the city of Nauvoo, which was founded along the Mississippi River in the s by the Mormons as they moved west/5(3).

Get this from a library. Return to the city of Joseph: modern Mormonism's contest for the soul of Nauvoo. [Scott C Esplin] -- 'Return to the City of Joseph' examines the conflicts over historical memory that have developed as Mormonism returned to western Illinois.

It focuses on the social history of the community. Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel Volume 4|Number 1 Article 12 It has been accepted for inclusion in Religious Educator: Perspectives on the Restored Gospel by an authorized editor of BYU ScholarsArchive.

For more information, please contact modern perspectives on nauvoo and the mormons. To an extent underappreciated by historians, the Mormon experience in Nauvoo between and represents an expression of colonialism and its antithesis.

The field of post-colonial studies has been gaining prominence since the s. While historians and others debate the precise parameters of the field and the definition of the term “post-colonial,” to a very.

Modern Perspectives on Nauvoo and the Mormons: Interviews with Long-Term Residents, $15 The State of Deseret by Morgan, $ Church History in Black and White: George Edward Anderson’s Photographic Mission to Latter-Day Saint Historical Sites: Diary, Photographs, $10 Doctrine and Covenants Whos Who Illustrated Edition, $5.

Book Description: This volume in the Perspectives on Mormon Theology series is an exploration of Mormon apologetics—or the defense of faith. Since its very beginning, various Latter-day Saints have sought to utilize evidence and reason to actively promote.

On Septem the last Mormons were attacked by mobs in the Battle of Nauvoo. By Septemthe last Mormons were driven from the .Two years ago Kevin Barney and I gave a FAIR presentation entitled The ABCs of the Book of Abraham1or the “Book of Abraham for Dummies.” In that presentation we talked about the history of the papyri, how they got to Joseph and what happened to them after Joseph died.

Kevin also provided a bibliography of [ ].