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By C. Mark Hamilton

This e-book is the 1st accomplished examine of Mormon structure. It facilities at the doctrine of Zion which resulted in over 500 deliberate settlements in Missouri, Illinois, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Canada, and Mexico. This doctrine additionally ended in a hierarchy of creating forms from temples and tabernacles to meetinghouses and tithing places of work. Their equipped surroundings stands as a monument to a distinct utopian society that not just survived yet keeps to flourish the place others became old or cultural curiosities. Hamilton's account, augmented through a hundred thirty five unique and ancient photos, presents a desirable instance of the way spiritual teachings and practices are expressed in deliberate groups and structure types.

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