New PDF release: Cultures in Conflict; A Documentary History of the Mormon

By John Hallwas, Visit Amazon's Roger D. Launius Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Roger D. Launius,

ISBN-10: 0585027064

ISBN-13: 9780585027067

ISBN-10: 0874212723

ISBN-13: 9780874212723

Now in paperback is that this award successful historical past of non secular clash in early the USA. Hallwas and Launius have compiled and written some of the most balanced and thorough debts but of the occasions and conditions that resulted in the pressured Mormon exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois within the 1840s. They current an intensive collection of historic records (a variety of that have now not been released formerly) written by means of contributors and modern observers and introduce them with probing discussions of the explanations that underlay the clash. Of specific quandary to them are the function of contesting cultural myths and the connection of occasions and attitudes in Illinois to the bigger frontier and nationwide scene.

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Mormon Leaders on the Gathering to Nauvoo 24 5. A Non-Mormon Reminiscence of Nauvoo 29 6. A Minister Criticizes Warsaw and Nauvoo 32 7. Remarks of the Prophet to Saints Newly Arrived from England 35 8. A Western Pennsylvanian Reports on Nauvoo 38 9. Josiah Quincy on Joseph Smith 44 10. An Iowa Sheriff on the Mormons 51 11. Celebrating the Power of Mormon Nauvoo 55 12. Life in Nauvoo from a Non-Mormon Perspective 58 13. The Mormon Leadership on Nauvoo 62 Part II: The Origins of the Conflict 65 Introduction 67 1.

Thomas Sharp on the Killings of Worrell and McBratney 275 12. The Disappearance of Phineas Wilcox 278 13. Jacob Backenstos and his Proclamations 280 14. An Eyewitness Account of the Military Occupation of Carthage 288 15. An Anti-Mormon Plea for Support 291 16. Mason Brayman Assesses the Situation 295 Part VI: The Exodus and the Battle of Nauvoo 297 Introduction 299 1. The Mormons Decide to Leave Illinois 302 2. The Proceedings of the Carthage Convention 304 3. Eliza Snow's Poem "Let Us Go" 309 4.

Prentice Hall, 1971); R. W. B. Lewis, The American Adam (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955); Russell B. : Wesleyan University Press, 1973); and Ernest L. Tuveson, Redeemer Nation: The Idea of America's Millennial Role (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1968). 17. Although thorough studies of Mormon myth have yet to be completed, some helpful articles and book chapters for those interested in the subject include Thomas G. Alexander, "A New Approach to the 'Everlasting Covenant': An Approach to the Theology of Joseph Smith," in New Views of Mormon History, ed.

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