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    • Joseph Smith

    • Rough Stone Rolling
    • By: Richard Lyman Bushman
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 28 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
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      5 out of 5 stars 306

    Founder of the largest indigenous Christian church in American history, Joseph Smith published the 584-page Book of Mormon when he was 23 and went on to organize a church, found cities, and attract thousands of followers before his violent death at age 38. Richard Bushman, an esteemed cultural historian and a practicing Mormon, moves beyond the popular stereotype of Smith as a colorful fraud to explore his personality, his relationships with others, and how he received revelations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a great way

    • By Brigham Larson on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Mormonism

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Richard Lyman Bushman
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McNenny
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Beginning with a handful of members in 1830, the church that Joseph Smith founded has grown into a world-wide organization with over 12 million adherents, playing prominent roles in politics, sports, entertainment, and business. Yet they are an oddity. They are considered wholesome, conservative, and friendly on one hand, and clannish, weird, and self-righteous on the other. Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction explains who Mormons are: what they believe and how they live their lives.

    Regular price: $14.95