Falling in Love with Joseph Smith: Finding God in the Unlikeliest of Places
Publish date: August 16th 2012
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
When award-winning documentary film writer Jane Barnes was working on the PBS Frontline/American Experience special series The Mormons, she was surprised to find herself passionately drawn to Joseph Smith. The product of an Episcopalian, “WASPy” family, she couldn’t remember ever having met a Mormon...
Jane Barnes begins the novel about her effort to discover who Joseph Smith was, by describing him as a playful prophet, largely illiterate. At various times in his life, he has told and written many different versions of his meetings with G-d, Christ and the angel Moroni. At some point, he even adm...