TITLE

A Conjectural Reading of the Book of Mormon

AUTHOR(S)
St. John Stott, G.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Forum for Modern Language Studies;Oct2006, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p447
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a study of the "Book of Mormon" in relation to conjectural history. It acknowledges the difficulty of tracing direct intellectual influences from the Scottish conjectural historians upon Joseph Smith. It also explores the peculiar position of the work of Smith, situated between the tendency of conjectural history to influence people of other cultures. The article concludes with a consideration of the importance of conjectural writings about the past to utopian traditions.
ACCESSION #
44439982

 

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