Early Mormonism and the magic world view

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Signature Books, 1987 - 313 Seiten
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Review: Early Mormonism and the Magic World View

Nutzerbericht  - Jaren - Goodreads

As per usual, Quinn's research is exhaustive. I found this book to be less compelling than the Mormon Hierarchy series, but that's likely due to my familiarity with most of the content of this book ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Early Mormonism and the Magic World View

Nutzerbericht  - Michael - Goodreads

A good explanation of how different the common world-view was in the early 1800's vs. today. It is a world-view that explains Joseph Smith, but that is so unpopular today that the modern LDS church would rather not face. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

Early Americas ReligioMagical Heritage
1
Divining Rods Treasure Digging and Seer Stones
27
Ritual Magic Astrology and Talismans
53
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (1987)

D. Michael Quinn is a writer and educator who graduated from Yale University. Quinn was a professor as well as the director of the graduate history program at Bringham Young University. Quinn's scholarly knowledge of Mormon and American histories led him to write The Mormon Hierarchy, and Same Sex Dynamics among Nineteenth-Century Americans: A Mormon Example. Quinn has been a grant recipient from such institutions as Yale University, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has also been awarded the George W. Egleston Prize, the Samuel F. Bemis Prize, and the Best Book and Best Article awards from the Mormon History Association.

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