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Stories and Characters

in The Book of Mormon

August 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations. 4071 words.

Stories, both heroic and realistic are used to convey principles and values in the Book of Mormon. The dialectic between pacifism and militarism in the story of the stripling warriors...

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Bishop, Rufus

John E. Murray.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1232 words.

Bishop, Rufus (18 July 1774–02 August 1852), Shaker leader, was born in Montague, Massachusetts, the son of Peter Bishop and Abigail (maiden name unknown). Bishop became a Shaker in...

Holmes, John Haynes

David M. Robinson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics and Law. 1463 words.

Holmes, John Haynes (29 November 1879–03 April 1964), Unitarian and later independent minister and a leading advocate of pacifism, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Marcus...