Early Mormonism and the magic world view

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Signature Books, 1987 - Religion - 313 pages
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Review: Early Mormonism and the Magic World View

User Review  - Dan Gorman - Goodreads

Great ideas, compelling arguments in favor of a relaxed LDS view toward complex parts of its history, and awe-inspiring thoroughness in its research. HOWEVER, extremely dense, tough to read, and tough to follow at times. More of a reference guide than a proper reading experience. Read full review

Review: Early Mormonism and the Magic World View

User Review  - Andrew Lavin - Goodreads

Where did all the magic go? Read full review

Contents

Early Americas ReligioMagical Heritage
1
Divining Rods Treasure Digging and Seer Stones
27
Ritual Magic Astrology and Talismans
53
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About the author (1987)

D. Michael Quinn is a writer and educator who graduated from Yale University. Quinn was a professor as well as the director of the graduate history program at Bringham Young University. Quinn's scholarly knowledge of Mormon and American histories led him to write The Mormon Hierarchy, and Same Sex Dynamics among Nineteenth-Century Americans: A Mormon Example. Quinn has been a grant recipient from such institutions as Yale University, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has also been awarded the George W. Egleston Prize, the Samuel F. Bemis Prize, and the Best Book and Best Article awards from the Mormon History Association.

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