Joseph Smith's First Vision: A Guide to the Historical Accounts
Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 2019. First edition thus. Paperback. 128pp.
In this volume, Church historian Steven C. Harper provides all known accounts of the first vision written during Joseph Smith's lifetime and places them within the historical context of his family, community, and culture. Brother Harper includes practical explanations of the variations and nuances of each account as well as an analysis of three notable critiques of Joseph's statements. Using historical and analytical methodology, Brother Harper helps us better understand what he declares may be the "best documented theophany — vision of God — in history." Condition: As NEW. Item #33843