Anderson, Dawn H.,Cornwall, Marie,Green, Susette F.
Women and Christ : Living the Abundant Life
Salt Lake City
Many 19th Century religions believed that Christ's unique mission could never be equalled by latter-day prophets and prophecy. Contrarily, the Mormon Church claimed that a modern-day prophet 'brought an authoritarian voice to a world that was becoming increasingly diverse and chaotic.' Kathryn Shirts presents the history of Joseph Smith's prophetic voice in Mormon history; how it inspired individual initiative and established a church of unique strength.