Oliver Cowdery: Scribe, Elder, Witness

Larry E. Morris

About the Editor

Larry E. Morris

Larry E. Morris (MA, Brigham Young University) is a writer and editor with the Joseph Smith Papers Project. He recently published a book with Yale University Press on the ultimate fate of the members of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Chronology
  • A Brief Biography of Oliver Cowdery
  • Oliver Cowdery's Vermont Years and the Origins of Mormonism
  • The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon
  • Translating and Printing the Book of Mormon
  • Oliver Cowdery and the Mythical "Manuscript Found"
  • Oliver Cowdery and the Restoration of the Priesthood
  • An Examination of the 1829 "Articles of the Church of Christ" in Relation to Section 20 of the Doctrine and Covenants
  • The Impact of the First Preaching in Ohio
  • Oliver Cowdery's 1835 Response to Alexander Campbell's 1831 "Delusions"
  • Oliver Cowdery's Kirtland, Ohio, "Sketch Book"
  • Oliver Cowdery and the Kirtland Temple Experience
  • James H. Hart's Contribution to Our Knowledge of Oliver Cowdery and David Whitmer
  • "The Private Character of the Man Who Bore That Testimony": Oliver Cowdery and His Critics
  • The Return of Oliver Cowdery
  • The Dedication of the Oliver Cowdery Monument in Richmond, Missouri, 1911
  • An Original Daguerreotype of Oliver Cowdery Identified
  • Reuben Miller, Recorder of Oliver Cowdery's Reaffirmations
  • Further Reading and Selected Bibliography
  • Name Index
  • About the Authors
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Publication Information

  • Publication Date: 2006
  • ISBN 13: 9780842526616
  • Page Count: 448
  • Format: paperback
  • Imprint: Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship

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