The Mormon faith has remarkable and beautiful beliefs about the soul, and here Peter Levenda and William Henry discuss the importance of these beliefs, and how they reflect some of the most ancient traditions that were designed to enable direct contact with the divine. Joseph Smith believed that America was the new Zion, and his profoundly American vision remains one of the unique religious documents of all time. Some dismissed it as a hoax or a work of fiction, but its deep roots in hidden knowledge suggest otherwise.

Peter Levenda did a great deal of research for his book on Joseph Smith and the origins of the Church of Latter Day Saints, exploring the roots of Smith’s thinking, which are very far from a hoax.
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