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Perspectives on Mormon Theology; Scriptural Theology

By: Faulconer, James E. & Joseph M. Spencer

Price: $24.95  $19.96

Publisher: Greg Kofford Books, Inc.: 2015

Seller ID: 57784

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; The phrase "theology of scripture" can be understood in two distinct ways. First, theology of scripture would be reflection on the nature of scripture, asking questions about what it means for a person or a people to be oriented by a written text (rather than or in addition to an oral tradition or a ritual tradition). In this first sense, theology of scripture would form a relatively minor part of the broader theological project, since the nature of scripture is just one of many things on which theologians reflect. Second, theology of scripture wo... View more info

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Villages on Wheels - A Social History of the Gathering to Zion

By: Kimball, Stanley B

Price: $24.95  $22.46

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2011

Seller ID: 54509

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; The enduring saga of Mormonism is its great trek across the plains, and understanding that trek was the life work of Stanley B. Kimball, master of Mormon trails. This final work, a collaboration he began and which was completed after his death in 2003 by his photographer-writer wife, Violet, explores that movement westward as a social history, with the Mormons moving as “villages on wheels.”Set in the broader context of transcontinental migration to Oregon and California, the Mormon trek spanned twenty-two years, moved approximately 54,700 indiv... View more info

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Rube Goldberg Machines - Essays in Mormon Theology

By: Miller, Adam S; Bushman, Richard L

Price: $18.95  $17.06

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2012

Seller ID: 54507

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; Doing theology is like building a comically circuitous Rube Goldberg machine: you spend your time tinkering together an unnecessarily complicated, impractical, and ingenious apparatus for doing things that are, in themselves, simple. But there is a kind of joy in theology’s gratuity, there is a pleasure in its comedic machination, and ultimately—if the balloon pops, the hamster spins, the chain pulls, the bucket empties, the pulley lifts, and (voila!) the book’s page is turned—some measurable kind of work is accomplished. But this work is a byproduc... View more info