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Wrestling the Angel

Wrestling the Angel

The Foundations of Mormon Thought: Cosmos, God, Humanity

by Terryl L. Givens

"This comprehensive and impressive volume is fundamental in the study of an important, multifaceted, and understudied piece of religious history."—Library Journal

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Wrestling the Angel traces the essential contours of Mormon thought from the time of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young to the contemporary LDS church.

Read an Excerpt

Read an Excerpt

Terryl L. Givens

Being versus Becoming, Process versus Perfection, Creation, Time, and Eternity -- on diverse interpretations of such principles hang theologies, cosmologies, and philosophical systems.

Praise for Wrestling the Angel

Praise for Wrestling the Angel

Various Authors

"Givens has provided the most thorough and expert accounting of Mormonism's place in the Christian thought-world." Read what Professor Kathleen Flake and others have to say about this new book.

Is Mormonism Congruent with Christianity?

Is Mormonism Congruent with Christianity?

Terryl L. Givens

While Mormonism shares the essentials of Christian orthodoxy, its differences from modern Christianity are undeniable.

Other Publications from this Author

Other Publications from this Author

Terryl L. Givens

See a list of other work and publications from Terryl Givens, here.