Leonard Arrington and the Writing of Mormon History

The most comprehensive biography of Leonard Arrington to date--a story of scholarship and controversy

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  • Author : Gregory A. Prince
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Pages : 540 pages
  • ISBN : 9781607814795
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Adventures of a Church Historian

Adventures of a Church Historian
  • Author : Leonard J. Arrington
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 21 June 1998
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Adventures of a Church Historian details how Leonard J. Arrington opened up archival resources and presided, for a time, over an unprecedented era of enlightenment as he and those working under his aegis produced path-breaking works of Mormon scholarship. Arrington was the first professional historian and the first noncentral authority to serve as church historian of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a position he held from 1972 to 1982. Arrington's church appointment came at a crucial point in LDS

Reflections of a Mormon Historian

Reflections of a Mormon Historian
  • Author : Leonard J. Arrington
  • Publisher : Arthur H Clark
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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For more than a century the history of the American Frontier, particularly the West, has been the speciality of the Arthur H. Clark Company. We publish new books, both interpretive and documentary, in small, high-quality editions for the collector, researcher, and library.

Brigham Young

Brigham Young
  • Author : Leonard J. Arrington
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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An historian of the Mormon Church draws on diaries and letters not available to previous biographers to profile the highly gifted and controversial church leader.

Leonard J. Arrington

Leonard J. Arrington
  • Author : Gary Topping
  • Publisher : Arthur H Clark
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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One of the foremost American historians of his generation, Leonard J. Arrington (1913-1999) revolutionized the writing of Mormon history. Through the publication of his groundbreaking Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints, as well as numerous other publications, he established the dominant interpretation of the Mormon experience. Yet until now, there has been little analysis of his contribution to western history. Focusing on Arrington’s intellectual career, Gary Topping examines the facets of Arrington’s life that

The Mormon Experience

The Mormon Experience
  • Author : Leonard J. Arrington,Davis Bitton
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • Release : 21 June 1979
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New research and recently released documents present an account of the rise and success of Mormonism from its origins in the 1820s, through its turbulent nineteenth-century history, to the present

Early Mormonism and the Magic World View

Early Mormonism and the Magic World View
  • Author : D. Michael Quinn
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 21 June 1998
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In this ground-breaking book, D. Michael Quinn masterfully reconstructs an earlier age, finding ample evidence for folk magic in nineteenth-century New England, as he does in Mormon founder Joseph Smith's upbringing. Quinn discovers that Smith's world was inhabited by supernatural creatures whose existence could be both symbolic and real. He explains that the Smith family's treasure digging was not unusual for the times and is vital to understanding how early Mormons interpreted developments in their history in ways that differ

Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith

Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith
  • Author : Thomas G. Alexander
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release : 02 May 2019
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As president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Utah’s first territorial governor, Brigham Young (1801–77) shaped a religion, a migration, and the American West. He led the Saints to Utah, guided the establishment of 350 settlements, and inspired the Mormons as they weathered unimaginable trials and hardships. Although he generally succeeded, some decisions, especially those regarding the Mormon Reformation and the Black Hawk War, were less than sound. In this new biography, historian Thomas G. Alexander draws

Gay Rights and the Mormon Church

Gay Rights and the Mormon Church
  • Author : Gregory A. Prince
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 21 June 2021
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"The Mormon Church entered the public square on LGBT issues by joining forces with traditional-marriage proponents in Hawaii in 1993. Since then, the church has been a significant player in the ongoing saga of LGBT rights within the United States and at times has carried decisive political clout. Gregory Prince draws from over 50,000 pages of public records, private documents, and interview transcripts to capture, in detail hitherto unavailable, the past half-century of the Mormon Church's focus on homosexuality. Initially that principally