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10 thoughts on “Joseph Smith (Penguin Lives)

  1. Nathan Albright Nathan Albright says:

    As part of his large selection of writings about Antebellum American history this book from the Penguins Lives series serves as a thoughtful and mild biography of one of the most fascinating but also problematic American religious figures in history  Now anyone who knows my own life story will realize that I have a deep and abiding interest in the fascinating and problematic aspects of American religious history 1 and this book certainly fits that bill  The author openly admits that he is not a Mormon and thus tips his hand as to how he approaches its subject but he decides to write his history based on the largely pro Mormon accounts he has available and lets the reader decide how skeptical they want to be  I happen to think that he was pretty skeptical himself about Smith's claims and I happen to be as well but those readers who are inclined to desire a pro Mormon history will see that there is at least some genuine respect for Smith and his followers as well as considerable and extensive criticism of their views of history and their behavior and the general financial shadiness of Smith's short lifeThis short book of less than 200 pages is divided into nine chapters that give a chronological discussion of Joseph's Smith's background and life  Remini opens with a discussion of the context of Smith's childhood in the Second Great Awakening 1 and in his own parents' high degree of private religious belief as well as considerable recourse to superstition  After that the author talks about the supposed first vision 2 of Joseph Smith and his enigmatic relationship with the supposed angel Moroni 3 whose name it is difficult not to pun in relation to the credulity of those who followed Smith  A discussion of the Book of Mormon 4 follows that manages to avoid talking about the plagiarism accusations that have long dogged it and even manages to take reformed Egyptian script unironically  After this the author talks about the difficulties in organizing the Church of Christ 5 in New York before discussing the slow migration of Mormons westward first to Kirkland Ohio 6 where there was some difficulty involving a failed bank and then the move to Far West Missiouri 7 and then Nauvoo Illinois 8 where the movement grew to a large size and eventually faced the opposition that would lead to the assassination of Joseph Smith 9 2  What makes this book most interesting from the point of view of the non Mormon reader is that the author manages to pinpoint some of the ualities that made Smith's beliefs most appealing to people including the way that it provided a distinctly American answer to uestions of great political importance and also combined a focus on the family with occult ideas racism and a high minded communitarian ideal as well as a strong interest in genealogy  The author praises the human ualities of Joseph Smith that made him something other than a plaster saint and also comments that many of the pro Mormon sources that one reads play up the sense of hostility that Joseph Smith inspired among others for all of his life up to his death providing a sense of dramatic foreshadowing as well as attempting to encourage the sort of immunity to social pressure that comes from musing on one's status as an outcast and a misfit in a dangerous and hostile world  Overall despite the unpleasant nature of some of Smith's behavior including his adoption of the doctrine of plural marriage for LDS elites and the weirdness of magic underwear the author manages to write about his subject with a surprising degree of respect and regard1 See for example2 See for example


  2. Ian Clary Ian Clary says:

    An excellent introduction to the life of Joseph Smith the founder of Mormonism This was such an easy read which is a testimony to Remini's ability to write good history As an expert in Jacksonian America Remini did a phenomenal job at setting Smith and the growth of Mormonism in its distinctly American context I thoroughly enjoyed this and learned a lot Remini is remarkably balanced in his portrayal of Smith's tumultuous and fascinating life Were I a Mormon I don't think I'd be offended by his take on Smith Yet Remini also leveled criticisms not sacrificing the historian's uest for objectivity This work put Smith in a much interesting life than some of the standard works of Christian apologetics as necessary as those are too I highly recommend this book as an introduction to Mormonism


  3. Gil Bradshaw Gil Bradshaw says:

    Remini is a Jacksonian era scholar possibly THE Jacksonian era scholar who examines Joseph Smith using his expertise by placing him in the broader context of Jacksonian America He is accurate in his account and acknowledges the impact of Joseph Smith on America's religious landscape He is not a believer of Smith or Mormonism but he is uite objective and not at all critical of Mormonism He simply presents facts If anything he is uite sympathetic to MormonismHe believes that Joseph Smith is largely a product of his era He points to the religious fervor of the time the visions and manifestations that were commonplace among people even among young children in the Jacksonian era He points to several similar emerging churches and prophets or divines who were contemporaries of Smith Remini points to Smith's use of seer stones and divining rods as well as other incredible practices that make Smith seem sort of an erratic marketer of Christianity He also points out the fact that Smith is certainly not uniue as seer stones and divining rods were commonplaceAs a believer I appreciate putting Joseph Smith's life in context I also don't have an issue with Smith's similarity with other prophets because I believe that Joseph Smith couldn't have been created in a vacuum he only could have emerged in a time period that fostered and accepted his behavior I believe Remini's arguments that Smith was a product of his time yet I don't see why that is incompatible with Joseph Smith actually being called as a prophet As far as seer stones and divining rods I believe that Smith needed to learn to stretch his visionary and spiritual legs in order to prepare himself to become a prophet This makes me sound far fetched I realize but that's what I believe and I've thought about this extensively If anything placing Smith in context has strengthened my belief in him as a prophet He also believes the book to be largely a work of fiction by pointing to certain themes contained in the Book of Mormon that he believes Joseph Smith included because these themes were deeply rooted in the Jacksonian Era For example secret societies and secret combinations He contrasts this with the Jacksonian era fear of Freemasonry and the Book of Mormon's denunciation of such secret societies Again as a believer I am not troubled at all about the Book of Mormon's Jacksonian era themes I think that many of these ideas are still relevant today and are timelessFinally as a believer I seek to understand viewpoints counter to my own to help myself grow and expand intellectually I don't believe that members of the church should stay ignorant of counterarguments against the Church


  4. Joe Joe says:

    An excellent short biography by an expert historian on the Jacksonian Era If you are looking for a uick and dirty life story of North America's most successful holy fraud of the 19th CE look no further Remini draws out the intensely dramatic arc of Smith's life in a fast moving prose style which is a relief from the often dry academic style that for whatever reason seems to dominate histories of the mid 19th CE If you want details ever historical details Remini provides a solid BibliographyFurther Reading section so you can dive into R Lyman Bushman Whitney Cross Fawn Brodie or if you dare the wild theo demeocratic pseudo prophet's writings themselves


  5. Kate Lawrence Kate Lawrence says:

    On vacation recently I visited Nauvoo IL pioneer Mormon site with many Joseph Smith associations When I asked in the Visitor Center bookstore what was the best introductory book about Smith they recommended this one Remini is a scholar of the Jacksonian period so he thoroughly understands the political and religious climate of Smith's time period 1805 1844 In less than 200 pp Remini renders a complete and accessible account of Smith's larger than life life On controversial points Remini includes both what Mormons believe and how skeptics interpret the same incident or account Few figures in American history were as loved and hated as SmithI came away feeling that the early 19th century was so different from today the religious upheaval the primitive state of medical care the often lawless Western frontier that it was hard to relate to American life then as happening in the same country we know today For example who among ordinary Americans today would get angry enough to kill over blasphemy? Who regularly goes digging for treasure as a means of providing income? How many women lose than half their children in infancy as Smith's wife Emma did? It was a different time although the constants of human nature hope fear poverty greed operate as expected What is unexpected is the depth of faith and resilience Smith's followers exhibited in continuing to follow this controversial new religion in the face of severe and repeated persecution


  6. Anson Cassel Mills Anson Cassel Mills says:

    Considering the academic accomplishments of Robert Remini 1921 2013 this short and index less biography of Joseph Smith is a disappointment—unevenly written uncritical even naïve Remini seems out of his element when discussing nineteenth century religion and his several attempts to relate Smith to his specialty the Jacksonian era are strained Laudable gestures of human kindness performed by a number of LDS scholars noted in the preface seem to have paid remarkable dividends in the tender treatment that the Mormon prophet received from the aging scholar A reader would not even learn that Smith’s major grievance against the Nauvoo Expositor which Smith had destroyed was that it revealed his practice of polygamy a practice he had publicly denied only a few days previous


  7. Susan Liston Susan Liston says:

    25 I read this mainly to refresh my facts about Joseph when arguing with my Mormon cousin who also voted for Trump it's not like we don't already have a lot to argue about but The author made it clear that he himself was not Mormon but often I felt him tiptoeing around as to not offend someone who was What I actually found most interesting here was his stage setting with the era in general


  8. Jackson T. Jackson T. says:

    Remini is a master at historically contextualized biography he situates Smith within the various social political and economic conditions of his time without long winded digressions Smith's life has wrought dozens of massive tomes scholarly and polemical but this small 190 page volume is easily the most succinct and clearest of any biography on the Prophet


  9. Jeff Jeff says:

    This short biography of the man now considered My Joseph by author Robert Remini covering the life and death of the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith is a well researched even handed and concise examination of the life of a uniue and great American Drawing from sources as far apart as Joseph Smith's Personal Writings and John C Bennett's Expose of Joe Smith and Mormonism from scholars across the spectrum such as Fawn Brodie Richard Bushman and Donna Hill Remini has synthesized the important historical biographical and often controversial information to be found about the life of Joseph Smith The work is brief as necessitated by the series and can easily be read in one sitting Divided into nine chapters Remini first introduces the reader to the American political and cultural context of the early 19th century as the extent fanaticism and individual similar occurences to those of Smith during the Second Great Awakening are not a well known part of his story Indeed Mormon readers well versed in the subject matter may find these interjections scattered throughout the book some of the most interesting and challenging material Here and throughout the rest of the work Remini casually implies that Joseph Smith the Book of Mormon and much of what has become the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints was a product of timing a product of the uniue American environment during the nation's infancy Tracing and lightly touching Smith's ancestry the author mentions episodes from Smith's adolescence he believes helped shape the character and disposition of later years Smith's angelic and divine visitations are covered along with the origins of the Book of Mormon and the beginnings of the Church The reader is present during the fantastic events of the Church in Kirtland and its near subseuent collapse for the wars with the old settlers of Missouri and during the flourishing while controversial period of Nauvoo and polygamy The biography closes examining and ultimately denouncing the assassination of Joseph Smith not as a slain prophet consistent with the author's non partisan stance but as a great American a victim of a society that bordered on the fringe of lawlessness As already mentioned the book is even handed and mostly accurate the occasional detail a misuotation from the Book of Mormon for example excusable for a reputable scholar undertaking this kind of endeavor Mormons will disagree with some observations while non Mormons will others Not uncommon verbage found throughout the book often reads Mormons support or agreewhile critics point out and vice versa All readers will find an entreating and page turning presentation of Joseph Smith the man innovator prophet politician leader family man military leader and AmericanSmith admitted that some accused him of 'pretending to be a Savior a worker of miracles etc All this is falseHe is but a man he said; a plain untutored man seeking what he should do to be saved'To readers interested in a similarly unbiased scholarly appraisal of the Book of Mormon I would suggest the recent book By the Hand of Mormon by Terry Givens a professor of English at the University of Virginia While Joseph Smith reads like an artistic biography By the Hand of Mormon scrutinizes the possible origins of the Book of Mormon internal and external evidences of its veracity arguments on both sides of the divide and other topics


  10. Maughn Gregory Maughn Gregory says:

    In 1821 my 3rd great grandfather John Porter Rollins b 1792 drowned on a cattle ship that went down on lake Ontario His wife Keziah Keturah van Benthuysen sent their son James Henry Rollins b 1816 to live with her sister Elizabeth who was married to Algernon Sidney Gilbert the co owner of a mercantile store in Kirtland OhioIn 1830 US President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which brought about the forced removal of Native Americans from their eastern lands to an area in western Missouri That year the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith had a revelation to send the first Mormon missionaries to preach to the Native Americans in Missouri and to other communities along the way The biggest success of these missionaries was the branch of the new church they began in Kirtland Ohio and the biggest factor in that success was the conversion of the city's Campbellite minister Sidney Rigdon who became one of Smith's most ardent supporters and faithful companions Most of Rigdon's congregation converted with him including the family of Sidney Gilbert My great great grandfather James Henry Rollins was 14 years old at the time and did not convert with the Gilberts but later had a vision of Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum and recognized them some time later when they visited Gilbert's store He converted became friends with Smith's children and followed the Mormons when they relocated in Missouri Illinois and eventually in the Utah territory From there he was sent by the church to settle San Bernardino California where he opened a store and lived until the US army threatened the Mormon settlement when he returned to Utah becoming a lead miner in Minersville He retired in Lyman Wyoming where my great great grandfather and grandfather were born where my father was raised and where I attended many annual Rollins Reunions In this brief biography of Joseph Smith Remini is careful not to take issue with the supernatural meaning that Mormons attribute to Smith's life and to the events of early LDS church history but he situates that life and those events in the context of US history in a way that is neither critical nor honorific


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