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In Heaven as It Is on Earth A Compelling New Interpretation Of Early Mormonism, Samuel Brown S In Heaven As It Is On Earth Views This Religion Through The Lens Of Founder Joseph Smith S Profound Preoccupation With The Specter Of Death Revisiting Historical Documents And Scripture From This Novel Perspective, Brown Offers New Insight Into The Origin And Meaning Of Some Of Mormonism S Earliest Beliefs And Practices The World Of Early Mormonism Was Besieged By Death Infant Mortality, Violence, And Disease Were Rampant A Prolonged Battle With Typhoid Fever, Punctuated By Painful Surgeries Including A Threatened Leg Amputation, And The Sudden Loss Of His Beloved Brother Alvin Cast A Long Shadow Over Smith S Own Life Smith Embraced And Was Deeply Influenced By The Culture Of Holy Dying With Its Emphasis On Deathbed Salvation, Melodramatic Bereavement, And Belief In The Providential Nature Of Untimely Death That Sought To Cope With The Widespread Mortality Of The Period Seen In This Light, Smith S Treasure Quest, Search For Native Origins, Distinctive Approach To Scripture, And Belief In A Post Mortal Community All Acquire New Meaning, As Do Early Mormonism S Masonic Sounding Temple Rites And Novel Family System Taken Together, The Varied Themes Of Early Mormonism Can Be Interpreted As A Campaign To Extinguish Death Forever By Focusing On Mormon Conceptions Of Death, Brown Recasts The Story Of First Generation Mormonism, Showing A Religious Movement And Its Founder At Once Vibrant And Fragile, Intrepid And Unsettled, Human And Otherworldly.A Lively Narrative History, In Heaven As It Is On Earth Illuminates Not Only The Foundational Beliefs Of Early Mormonism But Also The Larger Issues Of Family And Death In American Religious History.

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  • Hardcover
  • 392 pages
  • In Heaven as It Is on Earth
  • Samuel Morris Brown
  • English
  • 12 November 2017
  • 0199793573

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  1. says:

    An absolutely fascinating treatment of Joseph Smith and the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, In Heaven as It Is on Earth deals with the persistent human problem of death through the lens of Smith s Mormon theology as it emerged Dr Brown provides deep insights into early LDS perspectives on death, dying, family including polygamy , sealing, and temple worship, all within the larger context of antebellum Protestant America.Many aspects of early LDS history that An absolutely fascinating treatment of Joseph Smith and the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, In Heaven as It Is on Earth deals with the persistent human problem of death through the lens of Smith s Mormon theology as it emerged Dr Brown provides deep insights into early LDS perspectives on death, dying, family including polygamy , sealing, and temple worship, all within the larger context of antebellum Protestant America.Many aspects of early LDS history that seem fairly odd to us today, when put in the context of their contemporaries, were not at all uncommon For example, speaking of Joseph s title and role as a seer, Dr Brown points out that in antebellum folkways, seers were people blessed with supernatural sight Such visionaries were not rare Also, in reference to Joseph s translation of the Book of Abraham from papyri, Dr Brown mentions that Egypt loomed large in th...


  2. says:

    Worth reading simply for the chapters on the evolution of temple theologywhether you accept Brown s overall theme regarding death s influence on Joseph Smith s development as a prophet or not A fascinating read


  3. says:

    A fascinating journey through Mormon doctrine as viewed through the lens of Joseph Smith s quest to literally conquer death.


  4. says:

    As a scholarly analysis of the origins of the religious thinking of Joseph Smith and of how the continuing evolution of his thought influenced the ritual and theology of first generation Mormonism, this work will be valuable to anyone interested in the religious and intellectual history of the first half of nineteenth century America whether Mormon or Gentile.The work is objective, scholarly, deeply researched It does not explicitly proselytize While respecting Mormon traditions, implicitl As a scholarly analysis of the origins of the religious thinking of Joseph Smith and of how the continuing evolution of his thought influenced the ritual and theology of first generation Mormonism, this work will be valuable to anyone interested in the religious and intellectual history of the first half of nineteenth century America whether Mormon or Gentile.The work is objective, scholarly, deeply researched It does not explicitly proselytize While respecting Mormon traditions, implicitly defending them, the author s emphasis is on Smith as a thinker, one shaped by his cultural environment, rather than as a prophet shaped by supernatural events His intention is to write a history, secular rather than supernatural, that readers skeptical of, or antithetical to, Mormonism can appreciate, can...


  5. says:

    This is a good book I think I need to re read some parts The idea that Joseph was establishing a community that would transcend death is a great thought that Mr Brown worked to illustrate This is a book you would read after reading Rough Stone Rolling good history.


  6. says:

    Recently, I finished Samuel Morris Brown s book entitled In Heaven as It Is on Earth Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death I picked this book up in conjunction with my capstone research at the suggestion of Jonathan Stapley, who was kind enough to suggest a few possible research avenues to me At that time, I planned to discuss the ramifications of the theme of necromancy within the context of the Restoration and Isaiah 29 4 While I would still like to pursue this angle, I quick Recently, I finished Samuel Morris Brown s book entitled In Heaven as It Is on Earth Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death I picked this book up in conjunction with my capstone research at the suggestion of Jonathan Stapley, who was kind enough to suggest a few possible research avenues to me At that time, I planned to discuss the ramifications of the theme of necromancy within the context of the Restoration and Isaiah 29 4 While I would still like to pursue this angle, I quickly realized that I needed anarrow focus for a 25 page paper and scrapped the Restoration angle, focusing on the ancient literary evidence I still had to read the book, becauseit s a bookand I had it in my possession Besides, the title was to die for The Plot As a brief overview, the book seeks to analyze the influence Joseph Smith s encounters with death had in his teachings It discus...


  7. says:

    Samuel Morris Brown, an Assistant Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Utah Intermountain Medical Center so a medical doctor , has written a wonderfully creative and convincing academic study of Mormon culture as it defines and is defined by death culture Framed in the broader hearth of early American religious death culture, which includes holy dying, Brown demonstrates how much of Joseph Smith s religion making so to speak focused on dealing with, reso Samuel Morris Brown, an Assistant Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Utah Intermountain Medical Center so a medical doctor , has written a wonderfully creative and convincing academic study of Mormon culture as it defines and...


  8. says:

    I was hooked the first time I heard about Samuel Brown His work closely mirrors my own he is a critical care physician and involved in bioethics part of the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities.I, too, search for meaning to explain suffering, disease and death.This is an incredibly scholarly work that I wasn t prepared for It is extremely well written and meticulously researched It took quite a bit of time for me to digest all this information.I really enjoyed learningabout the Ma I was hooked the first time I heard about Samuel Brown His work closely mirrors my own he is a critical care physician and involved in bioethics part of the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities.I, too, search for meaning to explain suffering, disease and death.This is an incredibly scholarly work that I wasn t prepared for It is extremely well written and meticulously researched It took quite a bit of time for me to digest all this information.I really enjoyed learningabout the Masons.Favorite quotes These Americans 1700 1870 s knew death intimately, confronted it regularly, and brought significant cultural resources to...


  9. says:

    While in the MTC 98 I heard a talk about some smart guy who wanted to serve his mission in Russia, was called to Louisiana instead, resented it and almost didn t go, but went anyway and loved his experience.Last year I encountered a book on early Mormonism published by Oxford, written by Sam Brown John G Turn...


  10. says:

    A fascinating take on Joseph Smith s religious innovations from the vantage point of antebellum American death culture Sam Brown is a medical doctor by profession, so his focus on early Mormonism s confrontation with death clearly stems from personal experience But the book is an impressive and well researched academic work.The book begins with a thorough exploration of the general preoccupation with death in early 19th century America and the Smith family s experience with death in particular A fascinating take on Joseph Smith s religious innovations from the vantage point of antebellum American death culture Sam Bro...

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