The History of the Saints: Or, An Exposé of Joe Smith and Mormonism (Google eBook)

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Leland & Whiting, 1842 - Mormons - 344 pages
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Page 132 - And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
Page 132 - Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat ? Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
Page 95 - We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement ; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us : for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves...
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John C. Bennett's 1842 "History of the Saints" part 1 -- The Premier Web-Site for Early Mormon History. Bookshelf | Spalding Library | Mormon Classics | Newspapers | History Vault ... texts/ ben1842a.htm

John C. Bennet - The History of the Saints
Joseph Smith's right hand man writes an expose on Joseph's polygamy, the danites, and the Mormon temple bennet.shtml

John C. Bennett's HISTORY OF THE SAINTS, 1842
THE HISTORY OF THE SAINTS ; Or, An Exposé of JOE SMITH And MORMONISM. By John C. Bennett. Boston: Leland & Whiting, 71 Washington St.; New York: Bradbury, ... Books%20for%20Sale/ BennettExpose/ bennett.htm

JSTOR: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith, the ...
REVIEWS OF BOOKS that have been published, such as, ed Howe, Mormonism Unvailed and John C. Bennett, The History of the Saints. Mrs. Brodie admits that ... sici?sici=0030-8684(194606)15%3A2%3C226%3ANMKMHT%3E2.0.CO%3B2-4

[TO NANCY RIGDON] - [1842 APRIL] - Personal Writings of Joseph Smith
... Richards at Joseph Smith's dictation (John C. Bennett, The History of the Saints: An Expose' of Joe Smith and Mormonism [Boston, 1842], 243, 245). ... personalwritings/ 69

The Confrontation Of Grand Master Abraham Jonas and John Cook ...
This is the conspicuously displayed situation of Bennett and his ill-chosen compilation, The History of the Saints; or, An Expose' of Joe Smith and ... MasonicMoroni/ Philalethes/ confrontation_of_grand_master_ab.htm

Criticism of Mormonism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The History of the Saints: Or An Exposé of Joe Smith and Mormonism. University of Illinois Press, 40-49, 72-78, 155-171. ISBN 025202589X. ... wiki/ Controversies_regarding_The_Church_of_Jesus_Christ_of_Latter-day_Saints

A COMPARISON OF MUHAMMAD AND JOSEPH SMITH. IN THE PROPHETIC PATTERN. by. Todd J. Harris. A thesis submitted to the faculty of. Brigham Young University ... ETD/ image/ etd2067.pdf

Excerpts -- A History of Mormon Temple Worship
One of the earliest accounts came from apostate John C. Bennett, who described the Holy Order in his 1842 exposé The History of the Saints. ... excerpts/ mystery.htm

The Builder Magazine - February 1921
(36) And further, that he stated facts when he declared in his book - “The History of the Saints” - that Joseph Smith at that time, 1842, had plural wives, ... the_builder_1921_february.htm

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