The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has been around for almost two centuries. It has ebbed and fluctuated in such a predictably adaptive manner throughout it's relatively short life in the religious realm. This Church has a very sordid past, which it does a very good job of teaching for itself, whether the history is slanted or not, is yours to decide. Join me on a journey through the history of the LDS Church through the eyes of the people that were actually there. We will learn about the founding members, where the practices came from, where the Book of Mormon (Mormon Bible) came from, and most importantly, we will examine Joseph Smith in every aspect possibly available to us today.

On this episode, shock and awe is an effective strategy. In the wake of the Haun’s Mill massacre, the Jo and the Mormon leadership are given a final ultimatum, surrender or the twin cities (Far West & Adam-ondi-Ahman) fall and the Mormons fall with them. General Lucas of the Missouri militia dictates four stipulations of surrender as the Mormons are outnumbered 5 to 1 and surrounded. Mormon Colonel George Hinkle negotiates an extension for the night but Jo and the leaders are taken as hostage to force compliance to surrender. The twin sanctuary cities are violated and the national media explodes with rumors and fake news.

 

Links:

Parley P. Pratt (P-cubed) autobiography
https://archive.org/details/autobiographyofp00prat

Reed Peck Manuscript

http://www.mormoninformation.com/reedpeck.htm

Local Missouri newspapers

http://www.sidneyrigdon.com/dbroadhu/MO/Miss1838.htm#110338

General Sampson Avard

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sampson_Avard

Thomas B. Marsh

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_B._Marsh#cite_note-Doc57-6

Danites

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danite

1838 Mormon War in Missouri Stephen LeSueur

https://www.amazon.com/1838-Mormon-War-Missouri/dp/0826207294

The Rise of Mormonism: 1816-1844 H. Michael Marquardt

https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Mormonism-1816-1844-Revised-Enlarged/dp/1628392398/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1488508992&sr=1-1&keywords=rise+of+mormonism

 

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