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1 Banner of the Gospel - Wilford Woodruff

Baugh, Alexander L. (editor) and Black, Susan Easton (editor)New in New Dust Jacket, Deseret Book, 2010, Salt Lake City, UT

Hardcover



Brand new hardcover book! ; Wilford Woodruff was different from his predecessors and successors in one particular way - he left an incredibly detailed handwritten record that spanned more than sixty years. His deep faith and religious devotion were a hallmark of his work as a missionary, Church historian, temple president, Apostle, and President of the Church. Through his skillful, inspired leadership and direction, he helped lead the Church into the social and cultural mainstream of American society. This book brings together selected presentations from the annual BYU Church History Symposium, hosted by BYU Religious Education, that celebrated the two hundredth anniversary of Wilford Woodruff's birth. It explores his life and the many roles he filled and helps readers gain a greater understanding of and appreciation for him. ; Brigham Young University Church History Symposium Series; 6.25" x 9.25"; 368 pages, 

50511

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2 ON THIS DAY IN THE CHURCH - An Illustrated Almanac of the Latter-Day Saints - What Happen in Chruch History on Your Birthday

Baugh, Alexander L. And Freeman, Robert C. And Hedges, Andrew H.; Holzapfel, Richard NeitzelVery Good in Very Good- Dust Jacket, Deseret Book, 1999, Salt Lake City, UT

Hardcover



Black with multi-colored writing. Edges and corners are slightly shelf worn. Pages are tight and clean. Book is in overall great condition! ; Intriguing entries give readers a daily potporri of important events for each of the 365 calendar days of the year. ; 9 x 1 x 11.5 Inches; 274 pages, 

16236

Price: 11.00 USD
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3 The Joseph Smith Papers, Documents, Vol. 4: April 1834 - September 1835

Alexander L. Baugh, Matthew C. Godfrey, Brenden W. Rensink, Alex D. Smith, Max H. ParkinNew in New Dust Jacket, Church Historian's Press, 2015, 

Hardcover



Brand new hardcover book! ; Accomplishing the “redemption of Zion” was Joseph Smith’s primary concern for much of 1834 and 1835. After the Latter-day Saints had been forcibly removed from their lands in Jackson County, Missouri—the place where they believed God had commanded them to build the city of Zion—Joseph Smith led numerous efforts to reclaim those lands and restore the Saints to their homes. Covering April 1834 through September 1835, the ninety-three documents featured in this fourth volume of the Documents series of The Joseph Smith Papersshed light on Joseph Smith’s attempts to redeem Zion and reveal his maturation as a leader and prophet for a growing church facing nearly constant challenges.

The project of redeeming Zion placed large demands on Joseph Smith’s time and resources. He left his home in Kirtland, Ohio, in May 1834 to lead a company of about two hundred individuals, known as the Camp of Israel and later as Zion’s Camp, to Missouri to aid the beleaguered Saints there. Smith also sought to redeem Zion through the construction of the House of the Lord (or temple) in Kirtland, where the elders of the church were to receive an “endowment of power,” and the publication of the Doctrine and Covenants, a collection of revelations that provided instruction to the Saints on church doctrine and theology. Funding these projects proved difficult, however. In part because of the loss of the printing press in Jackson County and the mounting construction costs of the Kirtland temple, Smith and the church faced severe financial problems in the mid-1830s. Several documents in this volume describe these projects, the church’s financial strain, and the resulting assignments given to some individuals to collect donations for the church.

Meanwhile, the number of Saints in and outside Kirtland continued to increase. To address the challenge of growth, Joseph Smith further developed the church’s governing bodies and created a more complex administrative structure. Some documents presented herein, for example, detail the creation of new leadership positions in the church, including the offices of apostle, seventy, and church patriarch.

The types of documents included in this volume range from minutes and administrative documents to personal letters and revelations. Particularly prominent are a number of recorded blessings. These documents reveal the growing importance that Joseph Smith placed on giving blessings that provided personalized instructions and promises to various individuals, including veterans of the Camp of Israel and new church leaders.

The documents reproduced in this volume have been transcribed and annotated to the highest standards of documentary editing. Altogether, they open a window into Joseph Smith’s efforts to establish the kingdom of God on earth and his development as a leader of a growing religious movement. This volume is an indispensable resource for those studying the life of Joseph Smith during this formative and turbulent period.

; Vol. 4; 7" x 10.25"; 712 pages; 978-1629721743, 

58357

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4 The Joseph Smith Papers, Documents, Vol. 5: October 1835 - January 1838

rent M. Rogers, Elizabeth A. Kuehn, Christian K. Heimburger, Max H. Parkin, Alexander L. Baugh, Steven C. HarperNew in New Dust Jacket, Church Historian's Press, 2017, 

Hardcover



Brand new hardcover book! ; Perhaps no volume of the Joseph Smith Papers conveys the highs and lows of Joseph Smith's life better than Documents, Volume 5. Through letters, revelations, and meeting minutes—as well as more unusual documents such as a map, an essay on abolition, and a study of the Egyptian language—this volume brings to life the consequential and often emotionally charged months from October 1835 to January 1838.

The volume opens in the hopeful season leading up to the completion of the first Latter-day Saint temple, the House of the Lord in Kirtland, Ohio. In these months Joseph Smith pronounced new revelations, spent time organizing and unifying priesthood quorums, and introduced sacred ordinances. He relished such work, once recording in his journal, "This has been one of the best days that I ever spent."

The pinnacle of the volume is the dedication of the Kirtland temple in spring 1836. Latter-day Saints described remarkable spiritual outpourings at the time of the dedication, including seeing angels and visions. In addition, men who had been ordained to the priesthood recorded receiving the long-promised endowment of spiritual power. Shortly after, Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery reported visitations by Jesus Christ and ancient prophets, who bestowed priesthood authority.

Soon, however, the exuberance of the temple dedication seemed like a distant memory. Word came that the Saints in Missouri again faced expulsion from their homes. The Kirtland economy began to collapse amid a national financial panic. The church's newly founded banking institution, the Kirtland Safety Society, soon crumbled, and many Latter-day Saints, including Joseph Smith, lost substantial money and property. The House of the Lord itself, the center of the Saints' spiritual lives, was mortgaged in order to pay debts.

Facing these difficulties, some Saints—even some of Joseph Smith's closest friends—turned agains him, declaring him a fallen prophet. Smith spent time in hiding as he faced threats against his life. Finally, in January 1838, a revelation commanded the First Presidency to leave Kirtland and seek refuge among the Missouri Saints.

The months between the temple dedication and Joseph Smith's relocation to Missouri are some of the least documented in early Mormon history. The texts presented her, together with the extensive annotation accompanying them, constitute one of the best sources for researching and understanding this tumultuous period. This volume also highlights the activities and perspectives of women by including letters from Emma Smith to her husband and relying on accounts by such eyewitnesses as Eliza R. Snow, Mary Fielding, and Vilate Murray Kimball.

; Vol. 5; 7" x 10.25"; 768 pages, 

58358

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5 Tragedy and Truth; What Happened at Hawn's Mill

History of the Saints & Alexander L. Baugh & Glenn Rawson & Dennis LymanNew in New Dust Jacket, Covenant Communications Inc., 2014, 

DVD



Brand new DVD ; On the afternoon of October 30, 1838, a vigilante force of more than two hundred armed men attacked and raided the small settlement known as Hawn's Mill in eastern Caldwell County, Missouri. The premeditated assault left seventeen Mormon men and boys dead and more than a dozen other wounded. But those who remained had little time to mourn their loss. Afraid of another attack, short of help, and facing unseasonably cold temperatures, the shocked survivors quickly buried fourteen of their dead in an unfinished dry well.

During the weeks and months that followed, life at Hawn's Mill was bleak, especially for the women and children whose husbands and fathers had been killed or wounded and who struggled to provide for their families. Yet the experiences of the Latter-day Saints at Hawn's Mill exemplify incredible faith, courage, and commitment in the midst of terrible tragedy. Their stories touch the deepest of sympathies, inspire faith, strengthen testimony, and should never be forgotten.

But why did the attack occur? Who was involved? And did the Saints at Hawn's Mill disobey Joseph Smith's counsel? These and other telling questions are explained and clarified by four top LDS Church history scholars in this fascinating book devoted exclusively to helping readers understand why and how the massacre at Hawn's Mill happened.

But why did the attack occur? Who was involved? And did the Saints at Hawn’s Mill disobey Joseph Smith’s counsel? These and other telling questions are explained and clarified in this first-of-a-kind DVD devoted exclusively to helping viewers understand the massacre at Hawn’s Mill.; DVD; 128 pages, 

57188

Price: 16.88 USD
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6 Tragedy and Truth; What Happened at Hawn's Mill

History of the Saints & Alexander L. Baugh & Glenn Rawson & Dennis LymanNew in New Dust Jacket, Covenant Communications Inc., 2014, 

Hardcover



Brand new hardcover book! ; On the afternoon of October 30, 1838, a vigilante force of more than two hundred armed men attacked and raided the small settlement known as Hawn's Mill in eastern Caldwell County, Missouri. The premeditated assault left seventeen Mormon men and boys dead and more than a dozen other wounded. But those who remained had little time to mourn their loss. Afraid of another attack, short of help, and facing unseasonably cold temperatures, the shocked survivors quickly buried fourteen of their dead in an unfinished dry well.

During the weeks and months that followed, life at Hawn's Mill was bleak, especially for the women and children whose husbands and fathers had been killed or wounded and who struggled to provide for their families. Yet the experiences of the Latter-day Saints at Hawn's Mill exemplify incredible faith, courage, and commitment in the midst of terrible tragedy. Their stories touch the deepest of sympathies, inspire faith, strengthen testimony, and should never be forgotten.

But why did the attack occur? Who was involved? And did the Saints at Hawn's Mill disobey Joseph Smith's counsel? These and other telling questions are explained and clarified by four top LDS Church history scholars in this fascinating book devoted exclusively to helping readers understand why and how the massacre at Hawn's Mill happened.

; 7.25" x 10.75"; 128 pages, 

57187

Price: 24.99 USD
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