Description - The Millenarian World of Early Mormonism by Grant Underwood
The most detailed study yet of early Mormon thought about the "end times," "The Millenarian World of Early Mormonism" shows how Mormon views of Christ's imminent second coming exerted a profound influence on Mormonism between 1830 and 1846. By exploring how early LDS interpretation of the Bible and the Book of Mormon affected, and was affected by Mormon millennial doctrines, Grant Underwood provides the first comprehensive linkage of the history of early Mormonism and millennial thought. He also probes LDS perceptions of the institutions and values prevalent before the Civil War, reassessing Mormonism's relationship to the dominant culture and placing Mormon millennial thought in the broader context of Judeo-Christian ideas about the end of the world.
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(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
University of Illinois Press
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