Title

Joseph Smith, Social Philosopher, Theorist, and Prophet

Date of Award

1955

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Social Science (DSS)

Department

Social Sciences

Advisor(s)

Marguerite J. Fisher

Keywords

Mormon Prophet, Societal context, Religious background, Early life, Social reform

Abstract

The problem of this study will be to analyze Joseph Smith's ideas in the social, economic, and political spheres. Attention will be devoted also to his religious thought, when it has a direct and relative significance to the other fields. ... It is the purpose of this study to analyze Joseph Smiths' thought in this area, after first placing the Mormon Prophet in context with the society of his day and examining the fundamentals underlying the system he was instrumental in establishing.

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