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Product Code: XB052
Title: The New Mormon History: Revisionist Essays on the Past
Editor: D. Michael Quinn
Publisher: Signature Books
List Price: $18.95
Special Price: $10.00
Date: 1992
Pages: 310
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Fifteen essays by various scholars.

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction

  1. The Search for Truth and Meaning in Mormon History
    Leonard J. Arrington
  2. The Quest for Religious Authority and the Rise of Mormonism
    Mario S. De Pillis
  3. The Significance of Joseph Smith's "First Vision" in Mormon Thought
    James B. Allen
  4. The Prophet Puzzle: Suggestions Leading toward a More Comprehensive Interpretation of Joseph Smith
    Jan Shipps
  5. Dream and Nightmare: Nauvoo Revisited
    Robert Bruce Flanders
  6. A Gift Given, A Gift Taken: Washing, Anointing, and Blessing the Sick among Mormon Women
    Linda King Newell
  7. A Demographic Portrait of the Mormons, 1830-1980
    Dean May
  8. Mormons, Crickets, and Gulls: A New Look at an Old Story
    William G. Hartley
  9. The "Leading Sisters": A Female Hierarchy in Nineteenth-Century Mormon Society
    Maureen Ursenbach Beecher
  10. Notes on Mormon Polygamy
    Stanley S. Ivins
  11. Divorce among Mormon Polygamists: Extent and Explanations
    Eugene E. Campbell and Bruce L. Campbell
  12. After the Manifesto: Mormon Polygamy, 1890-1906
    Kenneth L. Cannon II
  13. The Metamorphosis of the Kingdom of God: Toward a Reinterpretation of Mormon History
    Klaus J. Hansen
  14. "To Maintain Harmony": Adjusting to External and Internal Stress, 1890-1930
    Thomas G. Alexander
  15. Sheaves, Bucklers, and the State: Mormon Leaders Respond to the Dilemmas of War
    Ronald W. Walker
Epilogue: "Justice Will Follow Truth"
B. H. Roberts

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