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The Transfiguration of Brigham Young: Mormon Folklore?

By Sharon Lindbloom For a two-part Viewpoint on Mormonism that aired July 21-22, 2016, click here  Part 1  Part 2   When Joseph Smith died in June of 1844, the Mormon Church faced a succession crisis. Mormon historian Richard S. Van Wagoner explained, “Despite frequent kidnapping and assassination attempts, Joseph Smith established no firm policies regarding presidential succession […]