Hur många fruar har mormoner?

Hur många fruar har mormoner?

Hur många fruar har mormoner?

Hur många fruar han själv hade är fortfarande omdiskuterat. Fawn Brodie – som 1945 skrev en klassisk biografi om Joseph Smith Jr, vilket ledde till att hon blev utesluten ur kyrkan – uppskattar antalet till 48. Encyclopedia of Mormonism uppger 28. Vid åtminstone elva fall var kvinnorna redan gifta med andra män.

Is smith's god hedged in by limitations?

^ Bushman (2005, pp. 420–21); Bloom (1992, p. 101) ("Smith's God is hedged in by limitations and badly needs intelligences besides his own.")

Who saved Joseph Smith?

^ Bushman (2005, pp. 366–67); Brodie (1971, p. 239). ^ Bushman (2005, p. 367) (noting that Smith was saved by Alexander Doniphan, a Missouri militia leader who had acted as the Latter Day Saints' legal council (pp. 242, 344)); Brodie (1971, p. 241).

When did Joseph Smith write the Book of Mormon?

The completed work, titled the Book of Mormon, was published in Palmyra on Ma, by printer E. B. Grandin. Soon after, on Ap, Smith and his followers formally organized the Church of Christ, and small branches were established in Palmyra, Fayette, and Colesville, New York.

Was Joseph Smith a religious fanatic or a prophet?

After his death, non-Mormon newspapers were almost unanimous in portraying Smith as a religious fanatic. Conversely, within Mormonism, Smith was remembered first and foremost as a prophet, martyred to seal the testimony of his faith. Smith attracted thousands of devoted followers before his death in 1844, and millions in the century that followed.

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