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Author Brown, Samuel Morris, author.

Title In heaven as it is on earth : Joseph Smith and the early Mormon conquest of death / Samuel Morris Brown.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2011], ©2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    236.1 BRO    Available
Description xii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Melancholly reflections" : Joseph Smith and holy dying -- The corpse and its rest -- Relics, graves, and the treasure quest -- Hallowed ground : tombs, Indians, and Eden -- Seerhood, pure language, and the silence of the grave -- The new and everlasting covenant -- Negotiating death and afterlife in Nauvoo -- The "lineage of my preasthood" and the chain of belonging -- Divine anthropology : translating the suprahuman chain -- "Death cannot conquer the hero again" : the death and afterlife of a martyr.
Subject Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Doctrines.
Death -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
ISBN 9780199793570 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0199793573 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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