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American crucifixion : the murder of Joseph Smith and the fate of the Mormon church

Beam, Alex. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 289.3092 BEA 2014 (Text) 33892100213272 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/06/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781610393140 (eb)
  • ISBN: 9781610395465
  • ISBN: 1610393139 (hc)
  • ISBN: 9781610393133 (hc) :
  • Physical Description: xv, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : PublicAffairs, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: Editions may vary.
Bibliography, etc. Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Mormon Church History
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History
Smith, Joseph Jr 1805-1844 Assassination
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