Morman enigma Emma Hale Smith, prophet"s wife, "Elect lady," polygamy"s foe, 1804-1879 by Linda King Newell

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

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  • Smith, Emma Hale.,
  • Mormons -- United States -- Biography.

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StatementLinda King Newell and Valeen Tippetts Avery.
ContributionsAvery, Valeen Tippetts.
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LC ClassificationsBX8695.S515
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 394 p., (16) p. of plates :
Number of Pages394
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Open LibraryOL21336461M
ISBN 100385171668

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Mormon enigma: Emma Hale Smith: manuscript, Overview of the Collection Creator Newell, Linda King Title Mormon enigma: Emma Hale Smith: manuscript Dates (inclusive) Quantity 2 boxes, (1 linear ft.) Collection Number USU_COLL MSS 85 Summary Unedited manuscript of the book.

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The Latter-day Saint, of course, already has an explanation that nicely circumvents that puzzle. For those who are unwilling to believe Joseph Smith's explanation of the origin of the Book of Mormon but who still cannot see the ignorant Palmyra plowboy as responsible for its.

A small scrap of paper entitled "Caractors" (also known as the Anthon Transcript) that contained reformed Egyptian characters copied from the plates from which the Book of Mormon has remained an enigma for more than a hundred years.

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Even today, reviews can still be seen challenging its place and accuracy within Mormon History; most of these seem to be from that period of its original publication.

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Linda King Newell & Valeen Tippets Avery, Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith, 2nd ed. (University of Illinois Press, ), pages, paperback, ISBN Written by two LDS women — one (Avery) a history professor and the other (Newell) an independent writer in Salt Lake City, this award-winning* biography of the first wife of Mormon founder Joseph Smith, Jr., is the fruit of nine.

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The title of this book is Mormon Enigma and it was written by Linda King Newell, Valeen Tippetts Avery, Newell, Linda King. This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Polygamy facts --Biblical polygamy --Mormon polygamy --Early denials --God's hand in all things --The Revelation --Congress attacks polygamy --The manifestos --Politics and polygamy --Polygamy today --Do the Mormons believe in polygamy today?Responsibility: E.

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