Not Just a Musical: The Book of Mormon as Text
September 26, 7:00 p.m., Arts Riot
- By A. Elizabeth Wilkins
The Book of Mormon inspired controversy even before its first publication in 1830. To believers, it is an ancient Christian scripture, discovered and translated by Joseph Smith, Jr., originally from Vermont, following a divine revelation. Join UVM English professor Elizabeth Fenton for an introduction to The Book of Mormon and a discussion of its (very complicated) structure and plot-lines, as well as its history.