Re: Sherlock Holmes anti-Mormon novel (was Re: [ZION] Dead List)

2003-07-15 Thread Steven Montgomery
At 01:11 PM 7/11/2003, Mark Gregson wrote: IIRC one of the very early (perhaps the first) Sherlock Holmes novels had a very anti storyline. Anyone out there who can either confirm or refute? Yep, and I've read the novel. A Study in Scarlet (1887). The anti-Mormon stuff is not the focus

Re: Sherlock Holmes anti-Mormon novel (was Re: [ZION] Dead List)

2003-07-15 Thread Steven Montgomery
At 02:49 PM 7/15/2003, Chet wrote: *ASIS* didn't affect me nearly as much as the follow-up novel, *Sign of Four* -- a rollicking adventure as well as a good mystery. But if you think that Conan Doyle later put his prejudices aside, you'll find he had another set of scapegoats in the Masons.

Re: Sherlock Holmes anti-Mormon novel (was Re: [ZION] Dead List)

2003-07-13 Thread Chet Cox
The chapters in question were literally forced into the novel -- and were from a failed attempt at a play that Conan Doyle had earlier written. In that play, the hero was the cliched civilized Briton in the cliched uncivilized world -- in this case, Dr. John Watson. The play was more or less the

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2003-07-11 Thread John W. Redelfs
Boy, this list is really dead, only 23 messages since June and none in the last three days. I've never seen anything like it since the list was created in November of 1993. Do any of you read Meridian Magazine? My wife reads it religiously. The latest big news is the destruction by fire of

Re: [ZION] Dead List

2003-07-11 Thread Steven Montgomery
At 09:07 AM 7/11/2003, JWR wrote, regarding the book by Jon Krakauer called, _Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith: I doubt if I will buy the book, but apparently a great many others will. It isn't going to do our missionary work any good. I don't know John. I find that when

Re: [ZION] Dead List

2003-07-11 Thread Stacy Smith
Is it a novel or nonfiction? Is there such a thing as an anti-Mormon novel? Probably not, come to think of it. Stacy. At 07:07 AM 07/11/2003 -0800, you wrote: Boy, this list is really dead, only 23 messages since June and none in the last three days. I've never seen anything like it since

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2003-07-11 Thread Grampa Bill in Savannah
Stacy Smith wrote: Is it a novel or nonfiction? Is there such a thing as an anti-Mormon novel? Probably not, come to think of it. = Grampa Bill comments: IIRC one of the very early (perhaps the first) Sherlock Holmes novels had a very anti storyline. Anyone out

Re: [ZION] Dead List

2003-07-11 Thread Grampa Bill in Savannah
At 09:07 AM 7/11/2003, JWR wrote, regarding the book by Jon Krakauer called, _Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith: I doubt if I will buy the book, but apparently a great many others will. It isn't going to do our missionary work any good. Steven

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2003-07-11 Thread Rick Mathis
At 07:07 AM 7/11/2003 -0800, The BLT wrote: Apparently the book paints Mormons as latent killers because of their tendency towards religious extremism. If the guy really believed the premise of his own book, he wouldn't have published it in the first place. Just think of all those millions

Sherlock Holmes anti-Mormon novel (was Re: [ZION] Dead List)

2003-07-11 Thread Mark Gregson
IIRC one of the very early (perhaps the first) Sherlock Holmes novels had a very anti storyline. Anyone out there who can either confirm or refute? Yep, and I've read the novel. A Study in Scarlet (1887). The anti-Mormon stuff is not the focus of the book but prominence is given to the

Re: Sherlock Holmes anti-Mormon novel (was Re: [ZION] Dead List)

2003-07-11 Thread Valerie Nielsen Williams
Speaking of interesting reading, what about the recently discovered Truman Diary. . .this morning a quote was read where he basically lambasted Jews, saying they had nothing on Hitler or Stalin when it comes to harming other people. Then he went on to say that any underdog who rises to power

Re: Sherlock Holmes anti-Mormon novel (was Re: [ZION] Dead List)

2003-07-11 Thread Stacy Smith
I'm surprised there isn't more anti-Mormon fiction, given all the nonfiction stuff there is out there. Well, technically I guess it's all a fiction but it's not in a fictional form which would be quite interesting and laughable. Stacy. At 03:11 AM 07/12/2003 +0800, you wrote: IIRC one