The Mormon Point of View, Vol. 1

The Mormon Point of View, Vol. 1 : A Quarterly Magazine; Jan. 1, 1904 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Mormon Point of View, Vol. 1: A Quarterly Magazine; Jan. 1, 1904 Before me lies a volume admirably de scribed ih the lines above-quoted and yet it is quite unlike the widely circulated crop of its predecessors. These sensational Expos ures always made an appeal, more or less, to maudlin sentimentality; picturing the Mormons in colors quite lurid enough to satisfy the atavistic desires for the old time Presbyterian sermon concerning hell and its inhabitants. This, on the contrary, assumes the judicial tone. No chapter in American history, says the preface, has remained so long unwritten as that which tells the story of the Mormons. The object of the present work is to present a consecutive history from the day of their origin to the present writing, and as a secular, not as a religious, narrative. The search has been for facts, not for moral deductions, except as these present themselves in the course of the story. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243288719
  • 9780243288717