Episode 1: “The Great Strife and Noise”

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“Episode 1: ‘The Great Strife and Noise,’” Joseph Smith Papers Podcasts (2021)

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Episode 1: “The Great Strife and Noise”

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This episode examines the religious landscape of the United States in 1829 and how debates among Americans over priesthood may have shaped the way that Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery considered their own questions about religious authority.

Guests: Rachel Cope, Christopher Jones