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Joseph Smith for President

Author : Spencer W. McBride
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"In 1844, Joseph Smith, the controversial founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had amassed a national following of some 25,000 believers-and a militia of some 2,500 men. In this year, his priority was protecting the lives and civil rights of his people. Having failed to win the support of any of the presidential contenders for these efforts, Smith launched his own renegade campaign for the White House, one that would end with his assassination at the hands of an angry mob. Smith ran on a platform that called for the total abolition of slavery, the closure of the country's penitentiaries, the reestablishment of a national bank to stabilize the economy, and most importantly an expansion of protections for religious minorities. Spencer W. McBride tells the story of Smith's quixotic but consequential run for the White House and shows how his calls for religious freedom helped to shape the American political system we know today"--

Latter day Saint Family Encyclopedia

Author : Christopher Kimball Bigelow
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A home reference guide to key terms in Mormon culture. A one-volume compendium of Mormon culture, this handy reference book covers key doctrinal terms, beliefs, ordinances, church history and growth, and more. You’ll find extensive entries on the prophets and personalities from all four standard works accepted by the church, and many interesting anecdotes and facts on a wide array of topics. Teens and adults will appreciate the fresh, innovative approach this encyclopedia takes as it culls the vast sea of LDS information available into a manageable book suitable for the whole family.

The First Vision The Joseph Smith Story

Author : Jim Whitefield
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The Mormon Church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) admits that it stands or falls on the validity or otherwise of Joseph Smith's claimed First Vision. This booklet examines each aspect of Smith's official account and compares it with historical evidence, including his own earlier versions of events, along with all his other writings – to arrive at the only possible conclusion. Was the vision a first time, first hand, divine experience or was it made up as Smith went along and just part of an elaborate hoax? This work is made available in the interest of truth and integrity for those who want to know or share the truth which is supported by hard evidence. The ePub version may be copied and shared (see copyright conditions). This booklet is also available to read free as an article at: web site. Click on ‘The First Vision’ tab on the home page.

Joseph Smith Jr s Red Brick Store

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The Latter Day Saints Millennial Star

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The Main LDS Books

Author : William Alexander Linn
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DigiCat presents to you this unique and meticulously edited LDS collection: Standard Works: The Bible (King James Version) The Book of Mormon (Another Testament of Jesus Christ) The Doctrine and Covenants The Pearl of Great Price Doctrine: Lectures of Faith by Joseph Smith The Wentworth Letter by Joseph Smith Discourses of Brigham Young Jesus the Christ by James E. Talmage Articles of Faith by James E. Talmage The Great Apostasy by James E. Talmage The Government of God by John Taylor Items on the Priesthood, presented to the Latter-day Saints by John Taylor A New Witness for God by B. H. Roberts The Mormon Doctrine of Deity by B. H. Roberts Defense of the Faith and the Saints by B. H. Roberts Gospel Doctrine: Selections from the Sermons and Writings of Joseph F. Smith A Rational Theology, as Taught by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day by John A. Widtsoe Joseph Smith as Scientist by John A. Widtsoe Key to the Science of Theology by Parley P. Pratt A Voice of Warning by Parley P. Pratt Letters Exhibiting the Most Prominent Doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Proclamation of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints History: History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The Story of the Mormons by William Alexander Linn Essentials in Church History by Joseph Fielding Smith Biographies of Mormon Leaders: The Life of Joseph Smith the Prophet by George Q. Cannon The Mormon Prophet and His Harem (Biography of Brigham Young) by C. V. Waite The Life of John Taylor by B. H. Roberts Wilford Woodruff, Fourth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow by Eliza R. Snow The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt

History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints Vol 1 7

Author : Joseph Smith
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History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (originally entitled History of Joseph Smith) is a semi-official history of the early Latter Day Saint movement during the lifetime of founder Joseph Smith. It is largely composed of Smith's writings and interpretations and editorial comments by Smith's secretaries, scribes, and after Smith's death, historians of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The history was written between 1839 and 1856. It was later published in its entirety with extensive annotations and edits by B. H. Roberts as History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The first six volumes of this work cover the "History of Joseph Smith" from his birth in 1805 to his death in 1844. Volume seven covers the material from immediately after Smith's death in June 1844 until the church's first general conference in Salt Lake City._x000D_ Volume 1: 1805 – December 1833_x000D_ Volume 2: January 1834 – December 1837_x000D_ Volume 3: January 1838 – July 1839_x000D_ Volume 4: July 1839 – May 1842_x000D_ Volume 5: May 1842 – August 1843_x000D_ Volume 6: September 1843 – June 1844_x000D_ Volume 7: June 1844 – October 1848

The Mormon Mirage

Author : Latayne C. Scott
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In the first edition of The Mormon Mirage, Latayne C. Scott shared her remarkable journey out of Mormonism as she uncovered shocking inaccuracies, inconsistencies, and contradictions in the faith she had loved and lived. Thirty years later, Mormonism and Mormon scholarship have evolved with the times. In this third, revised and updated edition of her well-known book, Scott keeps pace with changes and advances in Mormonism, and reveals formidable new challenges to its claims and teachings. The Mormon Mirage provides fascinating, carefully documented insights into • DNA research’s withering implications for the Book of Mormon • the impact of new “revelations” on Latter-day Saint (LDS) race relations • new findings about Mormon history • increasing publicity about LDS splinter groups, particularly polygamous ones • recent disavowals of long-held doctrines by church leadership • the rise of Mormon apologetics on the Internet More than a riveting, insider’s scrutiny of the Mormon faith, this book is a testimony to the trustworthiness of Scripture and the grace of Jesus Christ.

Interpreter A Journal of Mormon Scripture Volume 14 2015

Author : Daniel C. Peterson
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This is volume 14 (2015) of Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture published by The Interpreter Foundation. It contains articles on a variety of topics including "Sustaining the Brethren," "Who Was Sherem," "Whoso Forbiddeth to Abstain from Meats," "Where in Cincinnati Was the Third Edition of the Book of Mormon Printed?" "Celestial Visits in the Scriptures, and a Plausible Mesoamerican Tradition," "Father is a Man: The Remarkable Mention of the name Abish in Alma 19:16 and Its Narrative Context," "A Redemptive Reading of Mark 5:25-34," "Restoring the Original Text of the Book of Mormon," "The Implications of Past-Tense Syntax in the Book of Mormon," "Reflections of Urim: Hebrew Poetry Sheds Light on the Directors-Interpreters Mystery," "John L. Sorenson's Complete Legacy: Reviewing Mormon's Codex," "Lehi the Smelter: New Light on Lehi's Profession," and "Place of Crushing: The Literary Function of Heshlon in Ether 13:25-31."


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