Essays Tagged: "Joseph Smith"

Mormonism

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was officially organized by Joseph Smith in Western New York on April 6, 1830, and by 1978, spread to more than seventy nations. ... gly, as all of these churches participated in revivals, there was plenty of squabbling to go around.Joseph Smith Jr. was born in Sharon, Vermont, on December 23, 1805, and as a boy moved with his fami ... ork they ran a small shop in town and hired themselves out as laborers to more prosperous citizens. Joseph Smith Jr. was taught at home, and he was literate.Joseph Smith had his first 'vision' when he ...

(19 pages) 193 0 4.1 Jan/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Assassination of Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, whether considered heretic ... t they also affect the face of the United States today.Before his assassination, the Mormon leader, Joseph Smith, faced many struggles for his beliefs. Born on December 23, 1805 in Sharon, Vermont, Sm ... ourteen years before his first intuition to start the new church. 'In 1820, at the age of fourteen, Joseph was supposed to have experienced what came to be known as his 'first' vision.'(Persuitte 21) ...

(9 pages) 76 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

To lie or to die, the choice of John Proctor in "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

ve grown up for generations revering the names of mean like George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Joseph Smith. They are all admired for the way they lived their lives. Whether it was crossing the D ... ings more important than your life is that others will be saved by the sacrifice of one's own life. Joseph Smith and Jesus Christ were both "men" who became legendary for the price that they paid. Jos ...

(5 pages) 107 4 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

f 15 books, supposedly covering the history of an ancient people in America from 2200 BC to 421 AD. Joseph Smith (Founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) claims its location was re ... the legend of the white faced God that had appeared to them.According to Mormon history, the young Joseph Smith was confused as to which church to join. He prayed and asked God for wisdom sometime in ...

(5 pages) 89 5 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Answered Prayers

r parents but the missionaries were committed to teaching her about the true church and the prophet Joseph Smith. Lorraine was baptized and received the gift of the Holy Ghost. She would have her brot ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Mormons Move West

Joseph Smith was born in Sharon Vermont, on December 23, 1805 and grew up on a New England farm. Whe ... Gods' other doings, in which Smith latter translated into the "Book of Mormon". On April 6th, 1830 Joseph Smith founded the Church Of Latter-Day Saint, on the doctrines of the "Book of Mormon" and th ... ording to their good deeds to get into heaven or hell. The Mormons believe these doctrines, because Joseph Smith was a very convincing person. Many thought he was a true evangelist.From the beginning ...

(2 pages) 83 5 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Mormon Religion

The Mormon religion was started by a man named Joseph Smith. Joseph's family had different beliefs about what Church was the correct one, and so on ... s to have had a vision of G-d, telling him that he shouldn't join either Church. Three years later, Joseph was visited by an angel named Moroni, who told him about a record of G-d's relationship with ... record of G-d's relationship with another group of people. He was told to go and find the records. Joseph found 3 thin gold plates, and with the help of G-d, he was able to translate them into Englis ...

(4 pages) 86 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Ethnic cleansing in America

r. "In July of 1831, a group of about 60 Mormons settled in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri. Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet, instructed members of the nascent church to begin gathering there. ... Mormons being there in Missouri. To begin, "Mormon migrants headed for Missouri at the direction of Joseph Smith... he declared that Jackson County had been the location of the Garden of Eden and that ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mormon Essay

United States of America. Their full name is The Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints. Joseph Smith founded them.Joseph Smith was the man who founded the Mormons. He translated the golden ... uccessful in setting up the Mormons but he made the Mormons very unpopular by introducing polygamy. Joseph Smith failed to become the president of the United States of America. Firstly, he went to Kir ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A Mormon experience : The history and fundamentals

ion was derived directly from the Lord himself, and that their church is the product of the prophet Joseph Smith as he was told to do so by the Lord.Smith claimed to have translated The Book of Mormon ... t, following his death and resurrection in Jerusalem.In addition to translating The Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith recorded the other revelations he received from God. These can be found in The Doctrine ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Church of the latter day saints

re goodBeliefs of Mormons:A true Mormon is a true Christian.It is essential that all Mormons accept Joseph Smith as a prophet of god.Most Mormons should be familiar with the "thirteen articles of fait ... a prophet of god.Most Mormons should be familiar with the "thirteen articles of faith", written by Joseph Smith. This contains everything the Mormons believe in.*10% of all earnings should be paid to ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormonism In Utah

The history of the Mormons dates back to the year 1827. Joseph Smith and a few others went on a wagon trip cross country to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1827 not ... nd out of the corner of his eyes he discovered an item which was thought to be an ancient plate. So Joseph and the others decided to search for more ancient plates. They searched and searched until Jo ... ere many symbols and sorts of writing on them but he could not read them. So for the next two years Joseph used ancient Egyptian and Hebrew to finally find out what the plates said. He discovered that ...

(1 pages) 350 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormonism

facts have been laid out.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was founded by a man named Joseph Smith as a young farm boy, began the task of translating the book of Mormon, a listing of eve ... Mormon upon golden plates taken from the plates of Nephi. These golden plates, which were found by Joseph Smith through a vision from the angel Moroni, were written in what Smith described as "Reform ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormonism - Brigham Young

ear, Brigham moved his family to Ohio and met for the first time, the founder of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith. Brigham and his brother Joseph Young embarked on many missionary journeys throughout t ... ded as far north as Canada. He was not satisfied with simply preaching though. From the thoughts of Joseph Smith, Brigham believed they must build the kingdom of God. So with this in mind, the Youngs ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Mormons

urch and teachings were changed. In 1820 Jesus began to attempt a restoration of his church through Joseph Smith, who is considered to be a prophet.The Mormon religion dates back to the early 19th Cen ... et.The Mormon religion dates back to the early 19th Century and was started essentially by one man, Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith was born in Sharon, Vermont in 1805. His parents were Joseph and Lucy Mac ...

(9 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Mormons

urch and teachings were changed. In 1820 Jesus began to attempt a restoration of his church through Joseph Smith, who is considered to be a prophet.The Mormon religion dates back to the early 19th Cen ... et.The Mormon religion dates back to the early 19th Century and was started essentially by one man, Joseph Smith. Joseph Smith was born in Sharon, Vermont in 1805. His parents were Joseph and Lucy Mac ...

(9 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormonism

s what makes up the religion of Mormonism and what it is really about.The founder of the church was Joseph F. Smith. He was a young man of 14-years, who was searching for a true church. Day after day ... that all the churches were false and that he needed to start the true church. So with this calling, Joseph Smith founded The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Like many other priests and pr ...

(9 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

World Religions

onism is that of the Hindu religion.The Religion of MormonismThe Mormon religion was established by Joseph Smith around the year 1830. Joseph Smith was born in Vermont in the city of Sharon to a poor ... were a group of people who discarded all forms of religions and rituals (English Dissenters). When Joseph Smith was in his teens his family converted over to the Presbyterian faith. It was at this wh ...

(8 pages) 64 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Antebellum Reform - Study Notes

gt; became known as “Burned Over District” dramatically changing people’s lives-once Joseph Smith started to preach the doctrine of plural marriage (one of the ways that utopian reform ...

(2 pages) 522 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mormonism report

rmons because of their belief in the Book of Mormon as scripture, alongside the Bible. The founder, Joseph Smith was supposedly praying one day and asked God which religion he should be and God said n ... believe God restored the keys of that original church, along with the priesthood authority through Joseph Smith and that the Book of Mormon is another testament of Christ and God. The Book of Mormon ...

(9 pages) 473 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith