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Nauvoo: Mormon City On The Mississippi River

Nauvoo Mormon City On The Mississippi

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children


Author: Raymond Bial

Learn about this city that many Mormons consider the birthplace of their religion.
Searching for an ideal book? Nauvoo: Mormon City On The Mississippi : Mormon city on the Mississippi River written by Raymond Bial is an awesome book. Written by Raymond Bial and the publisher is Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. It was available on bookshelves on the 30th of October, 2006. The book is 47 pages long and it is loaded with colorfully illustrated pictures.

In 1839, persecuted Mormons fled Missouri, across the Mississippi River, seeking freedom from violence. Would the oft-persecuted Mormons have to flee their city beautiful? Through poignant writing and photographs of Nauvoo today, Raymond Bial tells the story from the city that several Mormons take into account to be the wellspring of their religion. In neighboring cities some grew resentful in the prosperity that Joseph Smith and his males and women had been enjoying. They hoped to find a protected haven on the banks of the river in an Illinois city that they called Nauvoo, “ the city beautiful. ” The Mormons did not flourish for long in Nauvoo. Religious misconceptions additional fueled hostility toward the Mormons.



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