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SL10335: Mormonism and Radical Politics

”The Relevance of Tolstoyans for Contemporary Latter-day Saints.” Tolstoyans adhered to Russian literary genius Leo Tolstoy’s philosophy of truth and brotherly love based on complete non-violence, vegetarianism, communal living, and a code of ethics that included abstaining from alcohol, tobacco, and foul language. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Tolstoyans are similar …

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Martin Harris: The Kirtland Years, 1831-1870

Martin Harris: The Kirtland Years, 1831-1870 Martin Harris is known for being a scribe for the Book of Mormon text that was subsequently lost. Harris was an original member of the Kirtland Stake High Council. In 1837, he along with other church members had a falling out with church officials. He helped incorporate the Church …

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