205: Joseph Smith the Occultish Bricoleur: Sheldon Kent

By Gina Colvin

Lancaster University PhD student, Sheldon Kent discusses the esoteric and mystical influences abroad during the early days of Mormonism.   In particular, he discusses Emmanual Swedenborg and the impact that this 18th-century philosopher and church man had on Joseph Smith’s theology.

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Source: A Thoughtful Faith