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The Language of Heaven: Prolegomenon to the Study of Smithian Translation

Journal of Mormon History 38:1 (Summer 2012): 51-71

21 Pages Posted: 23 Jul 2012  

Samuel M. Brown

University of Utah School of Medicine

Date Written: July 18, 2012

Abstract

This essay, from a symposium in honor of Richard Bushman's 80th birthday, considers several possible approaches toward understanding the meanings of Mormon founder Joseph Smith's sacred translation efforts.

Keywords: translation, Joseph Smith, Mormons, Latter-day Saints, Mormonism, language, scripture, Book of Mormon

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Brown, Samuel M., The Language of Heaven: Prolegomenon to the Study of Smithian Translation (July 18, 2012). Journal of Mormon History 38:1 (Summer 2012): 51-71. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2115314

Samuel M. Brown (Contact Author)

University of Utah School of Medicine ( email )

1645 E. Campus Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States

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