American crucifixion : the murder of Joseph Smith and the fate of the Mormon church / Alex Beam.
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Summary:The dramatic weeks leading to the murder of America's most renowned religious prophet, Joseph Smith, in June 1844- a pivotal moment in the history of Mormonism.
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|Hood River County Library||289.3092 BEA 2014 (Text)||33892100213272||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||05/06/2014||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781610393133 (hc) :
- ISBN: 1610393139 (hc)
- ISBN: 9781610395465
- Physical Description: xv, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : PublicAffairs, 
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-320) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Flight -- "In Illinois we've found a safe retreat-- ". King Joseph ; Zion, Illinois ; Everybody hates the Mormons ; Polygamy and its discontents -- "Oh! Illinois! thy soil has drank the blood / Of prophets martyr'd for the truth of God." "The perversion of sacred things" ; "Crucify him! Crucify him!" ; Enter Pontius Pilate ; Surrender ; "The people are not that cruel" ; Joseph's homecoming ; Trial by jury -- "Let us go to the far western shore / Where the blood-thirsty 'christians' will hunt us no more." Aftermath ; This world and the next.
The dramatic weeks leading to the murder of America's most renowned religious prophet, Joseph Smith, in June 1844- a pivotal moment in the history of Mormonism.
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|Subject:||Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 > Assassination.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints > History.
Mormon Church > History