Synopses & Reviews
The first paperback edition of the classic biography of the founder of the Mormon church, this book attempts to answer the questions that continue to surround Joseph Smith. Was he a genuine prophet, or a gifted fabulist who became enthralled by the products of his imagination and ended up being martyred for them? 24 pages of photos. Map.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-499) and index.
Table of Contents
ch. 1.Gods are among the people --ch. 2.Treasures in the earth --ch. 3.Red sons of Israel --ch. 4.Marvelous work and a wonder --ch. 5.Witnesses for God --ch. 6.Prophet of Palmyra --ch. 7.Perfect society and the promised land --ch. 8.Temple-builder --ch. 9.Expulsion from Eden --ch. 10.Army of the Lord --ch. 11.Patronage and punishment --ch. 12.Master of languages --ch. 13.My kingdom is of this world --ch. 14.Disaster in Kirtland --ch. 15.Valley of God --ch. 16.Alcoran or the sword --ch. 17.Ordeal in Liberty jail --ch. 18.Nauvoo --ch. 19.Mysteries of the Kingdom --ch. 20.In the quiver of the almighty --ch. 21.If a man entice a maid --ch. 22.Bennett explosion --ch. 23.Into hiding --ch. 24.Wives of the Prophet --ch. 25.Candidate for president --ch. 26.Prelude to destruction --ch. 27.Carthage.