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Among the Mormons

Among the Mormons

Historic Accounts By Contemporary Observers

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Published by Western Epics, Inc. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWilliam Mulder (Editor), A. Russell Mortensen (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8325195M
ISBN 100914740369
ISBN 109780914740360
OCLC/WorldCa32193018

  Fifteen years among the Mormons: being the narrative of Mrs. Mary Ettie V. Smith, late of Great Salt Lake City: a sister of one of the Mormon high priests.   After the publication of Expose',Fanny Stenhouse became a celebrity in the cultural wars between Mormons and much of America. An English convert, she had grown disillusioned with the Mormon Church and polygamy, which her husband practiced before associating with a circle of dissident Utah intellectuals and merchants. Stenhouse’s critique of 5/5(1).

Life Among the Mormons, and a March to Their Zion: To which is Added a Chapter on the Indians of the Plains and Mountains of the West: Author: William Elkanah Waters: Publisher: Moorhead, Simpson & Bond, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Polygamy among the early Mormons created much controversy and opposition, even though Latter-day Saints cited biblical precedents in the lives of Old Testament patriarchs. Under severe pressure from the federal government, LDS President Wilford Woodruff issued an “Manifesto” banning the practice.

Latter-day Saints believe the Savior’s declaration, found in the New Testament and the Book of Mormon, that “blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” 1 In Latter-day Saint scripture, the Lord has commanded His followers to “renounce war and proclaim peace.” 2 Latter-day Saints strive to follow the.   Question: "How should Christians view the Book of Mormon?" Answer: When Mormon missionaries (properly called Latter Day Saints or simply "LDS") come to your door, they will often offer a free copy of the Book of Mormon and tell you about its author, Joseph Smith. Smith, they will say, translated the Book of Mormon from golden plates he dug up in a hill in .


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For example, the Word of Wisdom, perhaps the most compelling shibboleth of modern Mormonism, is only obliquely referred to in the book; the development of the temple cultus among the Saints is not referred to at all; and most serious of all, no reference is made to that most important corollary to the doctrine of gathering to Zion, colonization.

Top leaders used the examples of the polygamy of God the Father and Jesus Christ in defense of it and these teachings on God and Jesus' polygamy were widely accepted among Mormons by the lates.

[31] [32] In Jedediah Grant who later become a First Presidency member stated that the top reason behind the persecution of Christ and his. The Following is an excerpt from Female Life Among the Mormons; A Narrative of Many Years' Personal Experience by the Wife of a Mormon Elder, recently from hed by.

Each document gets a detailed introduction by the editors that places it in context. At almost pages, the reader gets a very comprehensive view of the Mormon story. The book is an excellent anthology of primary sources relating the story of the Mormons. [My 5/5(2). Life Among the Mormons, and a March to Their Zion: To Which Is Added a Chapter on the Indians of the Plains and Mountains of the West (Classic Reprint) [Waters, William Elkanah] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Life Among the Mormons, and a March to Their Zion: To Which Among the Mormons book Added a Chapter on the Indians of the Plains and Mountains Author: William Elkanah Waters. Life among the Mormons Summary This is the vivid memoir of a mid-nineteenth-century girlhood spent mostly on the islands of Lake Michigan and the onshore communities of Manistique, Charlevoix, Traverse City, and Little Traverse (now Harbor Springs), written by a woman who grew up to be a lighthouse keeper on Beaver Island and in Little Traverse.

(RNS) — As we close outMormons the world over are scratching our heads about what the heck to do with the Book of Revelation, which is our scripture topic for the month of December. Among the Mormons: Historic Accounts by Contemporary Observers. by Mulder, William & Mortensen, A. Russell and a great selection of related books, art.

LIFE AMONG THE MORMONS translate them, and bring them to the world. All this was heard and believed by a large number of persons in Colesville, among whom was my own dear sister and her husband. Onward hastened the time. The book was translated from the golden plates; it was called the Book of Mormon.

Artemus Ward (his Travels) Among the Mormons book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of a book published be /5. This is the vivid memoir of a mid-nineteenth-century girlhood spent mostly on the islands of Lake Michigan and the onshore communities of Manistique, Charlevoix, Traverse City, and Little Traverse (now Harbor Springs), written by a woman who grew up to be a lighthouse keeper on Beaver Island and in Little Traverse.

Williams was brought up Catholic by a French-speaking. While a majority of Mormons voted for Trump in the election, he fared far worse than previous Republican presidential candidates among the minority religious group.

A January Gallup poll found that Trump’s approval among Mormons had risen to 61%, higher than any other religious group surveyed, and 13 points higher than among the next group, comprising. Artemus Ward, His Travels, Among the Mormons, Ed. Hingston, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

I moved to Utah when I was 24 for a job promotion. I knew that the state, and city were predominantly LDS, but I didn’t really realize what that meant until I walked into the house I was renting a room in and there was a giant picture of the templ.

The book ends not with Kurt and Linda’s detente but with the secular wedding of Kenneth and Naomi (they met in a group for ex-Mormons), a celebration of love and family. Although it lacks the covenants of a Mormon wedding—where they would be sealed for time and all eternities — it felt like true love triumphed to me.

Many members of the Latter Day Saint movement claim historical authenticity of the Book ofbut not all, Mormons hold the book's connection to ancient American history as an article of their faith.

This view finds no acceptance outside of Mormonism. The theory that the Book of Mormon is an ancient American history is not accepted as scientifically verifiable by. Jan Shipp's newest contribution to Mormon history, Sojourner in the Promised Land: Forty Years among the Mormons, is a collection of essays that gives us a retrospective not only of her work as a historian, but also of her personal experience as a friendly observer of the Saints.

The most innovative aspect of the book is the parallel she draws between her own growth and that of the. Seller Notes: “ /4" X /4" This book is hard-bound in black cloth, which has been nicely re-backed, with black leather, retaining the original back-strip.

The covers show light rubbing to the corners. The binding is solid, with new end-pages. The contents are bright and generally clean with illustrations, but also with some light scattered Rating: % positive.

The Book of Mormon should rank among the great achievements of American literature, but it has never been accorded the status it deserves, since Mormons deny Joseph Smith's authorship, and non-Mormons, dismissing the work as a fraud, have been more likely to riducule than to read it.

Life Among the Mormons. According to some atheists, indoctrinating children with stories from the Bible and the Book of Mormon constitutes “child abuse.” I have my doubts given the fact that they seem to accomplish those most “moral” of all goals, survival and reproduction, a great deal better than most of my fellow infidels.COVID Resources.

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