I have not got to that part yet.  I am only to the initial baptism section.
So far though, I find it very good, although sometimes not as deep in
background quotes as I might have expected.  He is on another list I
participate in and I may yet have some questions for him.

George

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From: "Gerald Smith" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 11:51 AM
Subject: RE: [ZION] A reading list


> I have Barry's book. It is very good, with one exception. I think the
> Baptism for the Dead section is a little weak. But that isn't through
> any fault of his. The reality is, there isn't much ancient information
> whatsoever on baptisms for the dead. His stuff on an anthropomorphic God
> is excellent, but I would have included a little bit more information
> from his sources in that area.
> Gary
>
> George Cobabe wrote:
> >
> > Ah - a topic that will not engender evil emotions.
> >
> > I just finished reading "By the Hand of Mormon" by Terryl Givens.  A
> > excellant book regarding the history and perspectives of the Book of
> > Mormon
> > from historical as well as non-mormon perspective.  Chapter Eight on
> > "Dialogic Revelation" and the Book of Mormon's application of the
> > principles
> > was truly eye-opening.
> >
> > I have just started "Restoring the Ancient Church, Joseph Smith and
> > Early
> > Christianity"  By Barry Bickmore.  It looks at the early Christian
> > Church
> > and describes how it was corrupted and then how the early doctrines
> > compare
> > so favorably with our current doctrines.  It looks very good.
> >
> > George
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Cousin Bill" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: "ZION" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Sent: Friday, November 07, 2003 8:01 AM
> > Subject: [ZION] A reading list
> >
> >
> > > I'm sorry to rain on everyone's parade.  I see that many people
> > > enjoy discussing the gospel.  I do not qualify to join such
> > > discussions.  I just don't have the knowledge everyone else has.
> > > So I decided to start a new thread.  In the past, my efforts have
> > > had mixed results.  At times I have started threads that have
> > > lasted weeks.  Other times my post seems to be the only one, so I
> > > suppose it could not even be called a thread.  We shall see how
> > > this one works out.  Please forgive the lightheartedness.
> > >
> > > I was just wondering what everyone is reading these days.  I'm
> > > currently working my way through Red Rabbit by Tom Clancy.  I had
> > > decided to read the Iliad and the Odyssey, but I didn't get too
> > > far before I realized that I will need to get the Cliff Notes to
> > > go with that.  My little brain just doesn't function that well.
> > > Luckily I will be heading for Savannah next month so I plan to
> > > pick it up then.  I'm thinking of reading Contact by Carl Sagan
> > > next.  I really enjoyed the movie, and I can't imagine anyone
> > > having seen that movie without being convinced that there is life
> > > out there beyond the confines of the earth.
> > >
> > > So does anyone care to share what they are reading these days?
> > > Or their thoughts on life in outer space?  I'm kind of angry at
> > > myself.  Astute readers will notice that I have a new e-mail
> > > address.  I also have a new computer.  I downloaded the SETI
> > > program, but when I tried to add on to my previous SETI total
> > > they asked for my password.  I have no idea, and since they only
> > > send the password to the old address (which has since been
> > > cancelled), I'm out of luck.  I had over 400 completed work
> > > units, and had to start over.  I'm at about 90 now.  One good
> > > thing, my new computer whips through those work units between two
> > > and three times as fast as my old computer.
> > >
> > > Anyway, I ask again, what are you guys reading?
> > >
> > > Cousin Bill
> > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > "Our country, right or wrong.  When
> > > right, to be kept right.  When wrong,
> > > to be put right." -- Carl Schurz
> > >
> > >
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>
> Gerald (Gary) Smith
> geraldsmith@ juno.com
> http://www.geocities.com/rameumptom
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