"invaluable for the vivid account it gives of Smiths background, his personality, and the turbulent first years of his church -the crispest, best-structured account -excellent"--Free Inquiry --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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If Joseph Smith did not rely extensively (perhaps even exclusively) on Ethan Smith's "View of the Hebrews" in writing the Book of Mormon, then the two (unrelated) Smiths are... Read morePublished on Oct. 27 2003 by Gnarly1
This book shows the author's extensive research in the subject. He has fully documented his material and presents it in a informative manner. Read morePublished on June 22 2003
Joseph Smith is one of the most important religious figures in the history of our country, yet he has been little studied. Read morePublished on Nov. 18 2001 by Bradley P. Rich
... This sober analysis is essential to anyone who is interested in the TRUTH behind the LDS religion. It is well written, thorough, engaging, and ultimately quite fascinating. Read morePublished on Aug. 21 2001