A Witness in England: Martin Harris and the Strangite Mission

Title

A Witness in England: Martin Harris and the Strangite Mission

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

2005

Authors

Pagination

78-98

Volume

44

Issue

3

Terms of use

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Bibliographic Citation

Jensen, Robin Scott. "A Witness in England: Martin Harris and the Strangite Mission", Vol. 44. 2005:78-98.

Abstract

Throughout his long life, Martin Harris consistently testified that he knew Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon from golden plates. At first affiliated with Joseph Smith and the main body of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for a time Harris associated with a schism led by James J. Strang. He served a mission in England in 1846 for the Strangites, but he claimed to the end of his life that he never preached against Mormonism or against the Book of Mormon. Indeed, he was a powerful witness of the Book of Mormon during his mission.

Harris, Martin
Testimony

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