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Published: 17 July 2020

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780190054236

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Joseph Smith's Translation

The Words and Worlds of Early Mormonism

Samuel Morris Brown

  • Provides a new framework for understanding Mormon scripture and theology
  • Provides a new contextualization and interpretive strategy for the Mormon temple liturgy
  • Demonstrates that the temple liturgy merges the textual and human modes of Smith's translation, refiguring those central rites and their supportive theology
  • Moves beyond polemical models to understand the Book of Abraham, its significance, and its relationship to the Bible

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