John G. Turner - Brigham Young
Friday, September 21, 2012 at 7:00 pm
When Joseph Smith was assassinated in 1844, Brigham Young (1801-1877), an impoverished craftsman from New York, galvanized Smith’s straggling followers and, like Moses, led them to the promised land of the American West. Turner, a George Mason professor of religious studies, depicts Young as equal parts prophet and pioneer, focusing on his extraordinary charisma and leadership skills.
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Published: Belknap Press - September 20th, 2012
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