Joseph Smith

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Noun1.Joseph Smith - religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844)Joseph Smith - religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844)
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Then, emphasising his words with his loud voice and frequent gestures, he related the history of the Mormons from Biblical times: how that, in Israel, a Mormon prophet of the tribe of Joseph published the annals of the new religion, and bequeathed them to his son Mormon; how, many centuries later, a translation of this precious book, which was written in Egyptian, was made by Joseph Smith, junior, a Vermont farmer, who revealed himself as a mystical prophet in 1825; and how, in short, the celestial messenger appeared to him in an illuminated forest, and gave him the annals of the Lord.
Passepartout was now the only person left in the car, and the Elder, looking him full in the face, reminded him that, two years after the assassination of Joseph Smith, the inspired prophet, Brigham Young, his successor, left Nauvoo for the banks of the Great Salt Lake, where, in the midst of that fertile region, directly on the route of the emigrants who crossed Utah on their way to California, the new colony, thanks to the polygamy practised by the Mormons, had flourished beyond expectations.
We are of those who believe in those sacred writings, drawn in Egyptian letters on plates of beaten gold, which were handed unto the holy Joseph Smith at Palmyra.
Brigham Young has said it, and he has spoken with the voice of Joseph Smith, which is the voice of God.
Joseph Smith, the apostle of Mormonism, or to his benighted disciples; I have beheld religious scenes myself in some of our populous towns which can hardly be surpassed by an American camp- meeting; and I am not aware that any instance of superstitious imposture on the one hand, and superstitious credulity on the other, has had its origin in the United States, which we cannot more than parallel by the precedents of Mrs.
Joseph Smith, the nineteenth-century prophet and founder of Mormonism, was never accused of thinking too small.
It was there that <IR> JOSEPH SMITH </IR> published The Book of Mormon (1830).
Laura Bright, 23, was told she wouldn't stand trial alongside partner Dean Collins, 23, after her son Joseph Smith died in a car crash.
Schoolboy Joseph Smith was fatally injured in an incident, which allegedly involved three cars, in Western Avenue, Llandaff, on September 13, 2015.
New laws that came into force in March allowed police to arrest Ifan Joseph Smith when drug testing equipment found he was under the influence of cannabis.
Alice Kneeshaw and Joseph Smith both bagged three goals each, with Fagan hitting two and Redpath, Patrick Brown and Czifra one apiece.