Focuses on the first twenty-five years of Smith's life, describes his visions, and recounts how he established the Church of the Latter-day SaintsLater in life Frey tried his own hand at proving that the Indians were the lost tribes of Israel.62 The nineteenth century, like the seventeenth, saw a ... as remnants of the lost ten tribes, to join their Jewish brethren on the island.63 The dedication on the title page of the Book ... The descendants of Lehi were not the lost ten tribes, as Indians were conventionally thought to be, but they were part of the diaspora.
|Title||:||Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism|
|Author||:||Richard L. Bushman|
|Publisher||:||University of Illinois Press - 1987-01-01|