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Mormonism in conflict, the Nauvoo years

Annette P. Hampshire

Mormonism in conflict, the Nauvoo years

by Annette P. Hampshire

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Published by E. Mellen Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Nauvoo (Ill.)
    • Subjects:
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Mormon Church -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Illinois -- Church history.,
    • Nauvoo (Ill.) -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnnette P. Hampshire.
      SeriesStudies in religion and society ;, v. 11, Studies in religion and society (New York, N.Y.) ;, v. 11.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX8615.I3 H36 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination343 p. ;
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2864290M
      ISBN 100889468745
      LC Control Number84027263
      OCLC/WorldCa11533094

        While in Nauvoo, hundreds of Mormon missionaries were sent on missions to the United States, England, and the Pacific Isles. Many thousands who joined the Church traveled to unite themselves with. Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, the Book of Abraham, the Book of Doctrine and Covenants, the Book of Commandments, and all the other fraudulent works of Mormonism and embrace Christ and the gospel as presented in the Word of God. The Reorganized "Mormon Church" does not teach or practice polygamy. Their greatFile Size: 1MB.

      Mormonism at the time: clean living, big families, the Mountain West, and the white upper-middle class. Today, by contrast, popular attention for the faith comes from a. Mormonism and Freemasonry are so intimately interwoven and interrelated that the two can never be dissociated. Mormonism was born in the throes of the holocaust provoked by the anti-masonic Morgan Affair of What I shall attempt to cover is the period from the beginning of Mormonism in the s, with its early masonic ties, through the social and political upheaval .

      The author(s) of Nauvoo Polygamy make(s) the following claim: The book notes that in Joseph had become involved with Fanny Alger. Author's sources: No source provided. FairMormon Response Fact checking results: The author has stated erroneous information or misinterpreted their sources The date is not at all sure. By Sharon Lindbloom 13 February Last week the Fort Madison [Iowa] Daily Democrat reported on the LDS commemoration of the st anniversary marking the start of the Mormon pioneer trek from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah. Beginning in early February , Mormons left Nauvoo for a new home in the west. Every year since a gathering of mostly .


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Mormonism in conflict, the Nauvoo years by Annette P. Hampshire Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Church history History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hampshire, Annette P. Mormonism in conflict, the Nauvoo years. New York: E. Mellen. Mormonism in Conflict: The Nauvoo Years.

Author: Hampshire, Annette: Year: Pages: ISBN: Price: $ Brings a social scientist's perspective to a replay of the series of events in and around Nauvoo after ReviewsPages: Hampshire, Annette P.

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Nauvoo prospered, and immigrants soon began arriving from England and Canada. Inthe Mormon Church was ten years old and had grown from a mere 6 members in Aprilto o by the end of There were now enough Mormons in England that the Church began publishing its own newspaper in that country, The Millennial Star.

No question, the conflict between the Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo and the residents surrounding Nauvoo, Illinois, in the s is one of the most important aspects of early Mormon history. Controversies between the Mormon and non-Mormon population began almost immediately when the Latter -day Saints arrived in Illinois in and grew in.

How Joseph Smith and the Early Mormons Challenged American Democracy. In Nauvoo, Illinois, Smith established a theocracy, ran for President, and tested the limits of religious freedom. Mormonism is the predominant religious tradition of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity started by Joseph Smith in Western New York in the s and 30s.

The word Mormon originally derived from the Book of Mormon, a religious text published by Smith, which he said he translated from golden plates with divine assistance.

The book. "Mormonism Unveiled", Zanesville, Ohio,p Note: There have been no statements from any reliable and informed source who knew Joseph Smith and his family intimately, to support his character.

The Story of the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon claims to be the history of 2 ancient civilizations on the American continent. Cultures in Conflict: A Documentary History of the Mormon War in Illinois. Archives F M8 C85 Hampshire, Annette P. Mormonism in Conflict, the Nauvoo Years.

c BX I3 H36 Hampshire, Annette P. Mormonism in Illinois, A Study of the Development of Socio-Religious Conflict. BX I3 H36 b. Nauvoo during the Mormon period ( - ). Forced to leave the State of Missouri by order of the governor, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called Mormons or Latter Day Saints) began streaming into Illinois and the then Iowa Territory in the harsh winter of After five years of underground warfare, locals were happy to oblige, and most of the Mormons were driven across the river to a new New Zion, Nauvoo, Illinois.

BeforeNauvoo was a big swampy marsh and a tiny town called Commerce. The sudden influx of o Mormons made it the second-largest city in the state overnight. Nauvoo grew rapidly and for a few years was one of the most populous cities in Illinois.

Within two years of Joseph Smith's death by a mob inmost of the population had departed, fleeing armed violence.

Most headed west with the group led by Brigham Young. In Icarians moved to the Nauvoo area to implement a utopian socialist commune. The record book mentions virtually every person who was important to the economic, political, social, and religious community during the formative years as Nauvoo grew.

Nearly every city councilman and every church high councilor is mentioned, and land speculators, merchants, Nauvoo Legion officers, and church Seventies. The Latter Day Saint movement was conceived as a restoration of practices believed to have been lost in a Great Apostasy from the true gospel of Jesus Christ.

Temple worship played a prominent role in the Bible's Old Testament, and in the Book of Mormon. On Decemtwo years after the organization of the Church of Christ, the church's founder, Joseph. Private collector of rare Mormon books, the first edition Book of Mormon, Mormon art and artifacts, historic Mormon paintings, autographed historical documents, early Mormon historical photographs, Mormon imprints from Palmyra, Zion, Kirtland, and Nauvoo, and anything related to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

During the bitter winter of some 5, Latter-day Saints crossed the Mississippi River from Missouri and settled in western Illinois. Since the organization of the Mormon church almost ten years before, this group of religious pioneers, led by Joseph Smith Jr., had received the brunt of political rhetoric, social ostracism, and in some cases.

The author notes that "[o]ne LDS educator in wrote about the 'causes' of conflict in Nauvoo without mentioning plural marriage." Author's sources: Kenneth W. Godfrey, “Causes of [Mormon sic ] Non-Mormon Conflict in Hancock County, Illinois, –” (PhD diss., Brigham Young University, ), chap 7.

The Book of Mormon is the most important book in my life. I remember it as one of the earliest things I read, starting with Emma Mar Peterson's children's adaptation.

The illustrations in that book still linger in my mind as what black and white illustrations should look like. Mormon belief is based on the Book of Mormon, the Bible, and various revelations made to Joseph Smith during the course of his life.

The Book of Mormon, which is ascribed to the prophet Mormon, recounts the early history of peoples in America from c BC to   Park • The easy answer is that there hasn’t been a book written on Nauvoo for a general audience outside the LDS faith for over 50 years.

Kingdom of Nauvoo fully embeds the Mormon story in the American story, making it a double feature for Mormon and American history nerds.

While this book is a must-read for anyone interested in Mormonism, I highly recommend it to anyone /5.Mormonism and Christianity have a complex theological, historical, and sociological relationship.

Mormons express the doctrines of Mormonism using standard biblical terminology and have similar views about the nature of Jesus' atonement, bodily resurrection, and Second Coming as traditional heless, most Mormons do not accept the Trinitarian views of .The church also sponsors pageants depicting the Mormon past at historic sites throughout the United States.

The most noted is the Hill Cumorah Pageant near Palmyra, New York, which enacts the history of the Book of Mormon and Joseph Smith's early life. Mormons have used motion pictures as missionary and teaching tools.