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Shipps, Jan 1929-

Overview
Works: 57 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 3,009 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Dissertations, Academic 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BX8611, 289.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Shipps
Mormonism : the story of a new religious tradition by Jan Shipps( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and French and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mormonism is one of the fastest growing, most misunderstood, and most debated religions of recent times. Even the simple act of defining WHAT Mormonism is (or should be) has been filled with controversy. The author reconstructs the signal events of early Mormonism as perceived from INSIDE the faith
Religion and public life in the Mountain West : sacred landscapes in transition by Mark Silk( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huge mountain ranges and vast uninhabited areas characterize the Mountain West. The region is home to several dense urban centers, but there is enough space between cities for three very distinct religious cultures to develop. Arizona and New Mexico's religious public life is still dominated by the Catholic church which was in place three centuries before these areas became U.S. states. Mormons came to Utah and Idaho in the 19th century to set up their own church-state and only later were admitted to the Union. Religious minorities from Native Americans to 'mainstream' Protestants must contend
The journals of William E. McLellin, 1831-1836 by William E McLellin( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Earl McLellin (1806-1883) was born in Smith County, Tennessee. He married Cinthia Ann in 1829 in Illinois. She died in about 1830-1831 in childbirth. In 1831 William joined the LDS Church and went on several missions. In 1832 he was excommunicated for a short time but was rebaptized and, in 1835, was one of the first members of the Twelve Apostles. By this time he had married Emeline Miller they had six children. He and his family settled in Jackson County, Missouri and suffered the persecutions against the Mormons. By late 1836 William and his family had left the LDS Church and settled in Illinois for a short time before returning to Missouri
In the whirlpool : the pre-manifesto letters of President Wilford Woodruff to the William Atkin family, 1885-1890 by Wilford Woodruff( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well-edited collection of previously unpublished letters that provides insights into Wilford Woodruff's thought and perplexities, personal feelings and inner struggles, leading up to his 1890 Manifesto on polygamy
The Mormons in politics the first hundred years by Jan Shipps( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth-century Mormonism and the secular establishment by Jan Shipps( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scattering of the gathered and the gathering of the scattered : the Mormon diaspora in the mid-twentieth century by Jan Shipps( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signifying sainthood, 1830-2001 by Jan Shipps( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mountain Meadows Massacre by Juanita Brooks( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1857, one of the worst atrocities in the history of the westward movement occurred when the Fancher Company was massacred with the exception of approximately eighteen small children. This was not simply another Indian attack. the Mormon settlers of Southern Utah actively participated. Mrs. Brooks, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, has done the most definitive study of the massacre and has been completely objective throughout
George Santayana's religious naturalism ; and, Religion in 19th century England and America( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side A. The Spanish-born American philosopher of religion George Santayana (1863-1952) said, "Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness ... Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to fulfill it." Considers how should we best interpret Santayana's admonition about progress and history and what the contemporary cultural importance is of Santayana's religious thinking
The Dead Sea scrolls, the ethics of scholarship, and modern religious history by Eric M Meyers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonia Johnson, Mormonism and the Media by Jan Shipps( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mormons in politics, 1839-1844 by Jan Shipps( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sojourner in the promised land : forty years among the Mormons by Jan Shipps( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sojourner in the Promised Land presents an unusual parallel history in which Shipps surrounds her professional writings about the Latter-day Saints with an ongoing personal description of her encounters with them. By combining a portrait of the dynamic evolution of contemporary Mormonism with absorbing intellectual autobiography, Shipps illuminates the Mormons and at the same time shares with the reader what it has been like to be an intimate outsider in a culture that remains for her both familiar and strange."
[Book review of] Mormon odyssey: the story of Ida Hunt Udall, plural wife, ed. by Maria S. Ellsworth by Jan Shipps( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dangerous history : Laurel Ulrich and her Mormon sisters by Jan Shipps( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The prophet puzzle : suggestions leading toward a more comprehensive interpretation of Joseph Smith by Jan Shipps( )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

From peoplehood to church membership : Mormonism's trajectory since World War II by Jan Shipps( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

They were once called Mormons, but members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints say the label is a misnomer for a church that has changed drastically since the days of polygamy and other practices commonly associated with the word "Mormon." A panel talks about the modern-day incarnation of the church
by Jan Shipps( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two articles titled "Writings about Modern Mannerism," a review of a Sam Taylor book, and "An 'Insider-Outsider' in Zion." Also includes correspondence from Fawn Brodie
 
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Alternative Names
Shipps, Jo Ann Barnett 1929-

Languages
English (55)

French (1)

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Religion and public life in the Mountain West : sacred landscapes in transitionIn the whirlpool : the pre-manifesto letters of President Wilford Woodruff to the William Atkin family, 1885-1890Signifying sainthood, 1830-2001The Mountain Meadows MassacreSojourner in the promised land : forty years among the Mormons