9780195098358

The Kingdom of Matthias; A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America

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  • ISBN13:

    9780195098358

  • ISBN10:

    0195098358

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/3/1995
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Summary

In the autumn of 1834, New York City was awash with rumors of a strange religious cult operating nearby, centered around a mysterious, self-styled prophet named Matthias. It was said that Matthias the Prophet was stealing money from one of his followers;

Author Biography


Paul E. Johnson is teaches history at the University of Utah, and is the author of A Shopkeeper's Millennium. Sean Wilentz is Professor of History at Princeton University. An editor of Dissent, and a regular contributor to The New Republic, he is also the author of Chants Democratic.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Two Prophets at Kirtland 3(10)
ONE Elijah Pierson
13(36)
TWO Robert Matthews
49(42)
THREE The Kingdom
91(36)
FOUR The Downfall
127(38)
Epilogue 165(16)
A Note on Sources 181(4)
Notes 185(36)
Acknowledgments 221

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