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By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture that Launched a New World Religion by Terryl L. Givens - Paperback - 1 - 2003-08-21 - from Bacobooks and Biblio.com

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By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture that Launched a New World Religion

by Terryl L. Givens

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Oxford University Press, 2003-08-21. 1. Paperback. Very Good.

With over 100 million copies in print, the Book of Mormon has spawned a vast religious movement, but it remains little discussed outside Mormon circles. Now Terryl Givens offers a full-length treatment of this highly influential work, illuminating many facets of this uniquely Americanscripture. Givens examines the Book of Mormon's role as a divine testament of the Last Days and as a sacred sign of Joseph Smith's status as a modern-day prophet. He assesses its claim to be a history of the pre-Columbian peopling of the Western Hemisphere, first by a small Old World group in the era ofBabel, and later by tribes from Jerusalem in the age of Jeremiah. Givens explores how the Book of Mormon has been defined as a cultural product, the imaginative ravings of a rustic religion-maker more inspired by the winds of culture than the breath of God...




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