CHURCH HISTORY FOR LATTER DAY SAINT FAMILIES

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Church History For Latter Day Saint Families

Author : Thomas R. Valletta
ISBN : 1590383273
Genre : Religion
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Most publications about the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seem to be written for historians and scholars, but this volume promises to be a trusted resources for families, teachers, and youth. The beautifully illustrated book is designed for anyone wanting to understand more clearly the history of the Church and its ties to the Doctrine and Covenants. The format--with word helps, illustrations, photos, maps, explanations, and brief commentaries--will be familiar to all who have loved the perennial bestseller "The Book of Mormon for Latter-day Saint Families, which was created by the same team of writers. Bring to life for your family the priceless stories, events, people, and scriptures of the Restoration!
Category: Religion

The Mormon Experience

Author : Leonard J. Arrington
ISBN : 0252062361
Genre : Religion
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The best history of the Latter-Day Saints addressed to a general audience now includes a new preface, an epilogue, and a bibliographical afterword. This is without a doubt the definitive Mormon history.--Library Journal.
Category: Religion

Great American Documents For Latter Day Saint Families

Author : Thomas R. Valletta
ISBN : 1606419528
Genre : Church and state
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Examines several key documents from the history of the United States, providing vocabulary helps, historical context, additional explanation and text analysis, with illustrations and graphics to bring these important documents to life for families to study and share together.
Category: Church and state

Church History Study Guide Pt 3

Author : Randal S. Chase
ISBN : 9781937901066
Genre : Religion
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Church History Study Guide, Pt. 3: Latter-Day Prophets Since 1844. This volume is the third of three on Church History and the Doctrine and Covenants. It covers Church history during the administration of all of its Prophet-Prophets since Joseph Smith. It begins with the succession of the Apostles after Joseph Smith?s martyrdom, the building of the Nauvoo Temple, and the trek to the west of the Latter-day Saint pioneers. We follow them through Iowa, Winter Quarters, and on to Utah. We witness the colonization of the state of Deseret, while the rest of the country suffered from Civil War. Then we follow events through the administrations of all of the 19th-Century, 20th-Century, and 21st-Century prophets from John Taylor to Thomas S. Monson. We become familiar with the early lives, missions, marriages, and callings of each of these prophets, seeing how the Lord prepared them for the particular time that they led the Church. We finish with a look toward the future as we await the Second Coming of our Lord. The cover features a beautiful photograph of the Salt Lake Temple, taken at dusk during the Christmas season from the roof of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.
Category: Religion

The Oxford Handbook Of History And Material Culture

Author : Ivan Gaskell
ISBN : 9780197500125
Genre : Social Science
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Most historians rely principally on written sources. Yet there are other traces of the past available to historians: the material things that people have chosen, made, and used. This book examines how material culture can enhance historians' understanding of the past, both worldwide and across time. The successful use of material culture in history depends on treating material things of many kinds not as illustrations, but as primary evidence. Each kind of material thing-and there are many-requires the application of interpretive skills appropriate to it. These skills overlap with those acquired by scholars in disciplines that may abut history but are often relatively unfamiliar to historians, including anthropology, archaeology, and art history. Creative historians can adapt and apply the same skills they honed while studying more traditional text-based documents even as they borrow methods from these fields. They can think through familiar historical problems in new ways. They can also deploy material culture to discover the pasts of constituencies who have left few or no traces in written records. The authors of this volume contribute case studies arranged thematically in six sections that respectively address the relationship of history and material culture to cognition, technology, the symbolic, social distinction, and memory. They range across time and space, from Paleolithic to Punk.
Category: Social Science

Latter Day Saint Courtship Patterns

Author : Mary Jane Woodger
ISBN : UOM:39015077119678
Genre : Religion
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For years, many have observed the notion that there are a number of distinctive differences in the mate-selection process of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and other North Americans. Because of the strongly held values espoused by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in regard to marriage within the larger picture of American cultural patterns, there are many Mormon sub-cultural differences. Unique LDS culture patterns have been found to be an expression of a young adult LDS Church member's paradigms of life's meanings. This book combines cutting edge scholarly research with items of popular interest analyzing and summarizing data and research already collected. Making commitments is vital to LDS life and affects the mate-selection process. Parental attitudes, values, and interpretations of accepted codes within the Church have developed into traditions that constitute a complex Mormon lore. Therefore, the book's approach is a detailed, comprehensive report of the author's research that uniquely incorporates folklore data. This volume defines the formation of heterosexual relationships culminating in marriage of LDS couples from 1960 to 2005, and compares this pattern to that of other cultural courtships. The study will assist future researchers in their analysis of the family, and have a direct influence on further exploration of what constitutes successful LDS families.
Category: Religion

Regional Studies In Latter Day Saint Church History

Author : Reid Larkin Neilson
ISBN : 0615200370
Genre : Religion
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In preparation for the 2008 BYU Church History and Doctrine Departmentżs regional studies tour to the Pacific Isles, faculty members were invited to research and write on the peoples and places of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, and Australasia. Topics include the introduction of the gospel to Tubuai, the influence of Jonathan Napela in Hawaii, the receptivity of Tongans, the Oahu Tabernacle, the contributions of educational missionaries to Kiribati, the Mormon Tabernacle Choirżs performances in the Pacific Islands, and the destructive fire in the Apia Samoa Temple, among others. Contributors are Reid L. Neilson, Arnold K. Garr, Fred E. Woods, Michael A. Goodman, Matthew O. Richardson, R. Devan Jensen, Dennis A. Wright, Megan E. Warner, Cynthia Doxey, Lloyd D. Newell, Richard O. Cowan, Scott C. Esplin, and Kip Sperry.
Category: Religion

Sacrifice Brings Forth The Blessings Of Heaven

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ISBN : 1555179266
Genre : Mormon Church
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The pure joy of eyewitness history, one author observed, lies in the vicarious thrill of experiencing the event. The Eyewitness History of the Church: Volume Two draws together hundreds of first-person, eyewitness accounts covering the period of growth and testing that followed the restoration of the Church. Each chapter in this innovative book consists of eyewitness narratives of central events. You will experience a whole new world of LDS Church history through snapshots of specific moments captured by those who were there. See the dedication of the Kirtland Temple through the eyes of Sylvia Cutler Webb and the distinct impression it made, despite her young age at the time. View the tragedy at Haun's Mill with Amanda Smith, who lost a husband and a son, and find hope in the story of the son who lived. Feel the power of Joseph Smith's rebuke of the prison guards in Richmond, as recorded by Parley P. Pratt. Cheer Hurrah for Israel! with Heber C. Kimball and Brigham Young as they embark on a mission to England. Marvel with Wilford Woodruff at the day of miraculous healings in Nauvoo. Rejoice with the sisters in Nauvoo at the formation of the Female Relief Society. Experience the Martyrdom at Carthage Jail with Willard Richards, who, in fulfillment of prophecy, was not harmed. For the past 175 years, these eyewitness accounts have helped shape the spiritual heritage of the Church around the world. They not only bear testimony of what occurred but also plant seeds of faith and belief in modern readers. This firsthand approach to learning about Church history will touch your heart, stir your imagination, expand your knowledge, and strengthen your testimony.
Category: Mormon Church

Church History In The Fulness Of Times

Author : The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
ISBN : 9781465118288
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This manual covers the historical period of the Church from Joseph Smith to President Gordon B. Hinckley. For institute courses Religion 341, 342, and 343. Also useful for individual and family study.
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