Articles/Essays – Volume 6, No. 1

Joseph Smith, An American Muhammad? An Essay On the Perils of Historical Analogy

1971: Lawrence P. Goldrup and Arnold H. Green, “Joseph Smith, an American Muhammad? An Essay on the Perils of Historical Analogy Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 6 No. 1 (1971): 46–58.

Since around the time as the martyrdom, Joseph Smith has been compared to Muhammad who was the founder of Islam. Green and Goldrup presents evidence for how Islam and the church are different.