Tag Archives: American Indians

Jacob Hamblin biography captures the many talents of the ‘apostle to the Indians’

This is an era of outstanding biographies of early LDS leaders. Several years ago we got “Rough Stone Rolling,” on Joseph Smith, and more recently there have been well-researched, candid looks at the lives of Parley P. Pratt and Brigham … Read More

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The Spaulding Manuscript as Jeffersonian idealism, and not a Book of Mormon template

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here) Solomon  Spaulding’s “Manuscript Found,” an unpublished novel by the 18th and 19th century minister, is a topic of interest to anti-Mormons. In 1834, Eber Howe, author of “Mormonism … Read More

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