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Published: 11 September 2003

336 Pages | 26 halftones & maps


ISBN: 9780195168884

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By the Hand of Mormon

The American Scripture that Launched a New World Religion

Terryl L. Givens

  • "Givens is fair-minded, sympathetic, and knows his Mormon history, as well as the history of visionaries."— Harper's "A closely written, by a devoted scholar."—The New York Times Book Review "Vastly informative, particularly to the general reader who seeks for insight into this extraordinary work." —Harold Bloom, author of Shakespeare: Invention of the Human and Genius The first major study of the Book of Mormon's role and reception in American religion

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