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J. REUBEN CLARK - The Church Years - Vol 2

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Provo, Utah, Brigham Young University: 1983

Seller ID: 32055

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good Dust Jacket


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. Signed and inscribed by author on half-title page "Mike". ; Book is in overall excellent condition. Interior is tight and clean. Dark blue dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Blue hard cover with silver lettering. Black and white photos throughout. The second book of a mulitvolume Biography of J. Reuben Clark. A respected an admired icon in both the the Church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) and Community. ; J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Series; Vol. 2; 6.25" x 9.25"; 334 pages; 0842521372 View more info

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EARLY MORMONISM AND THE MAGIC WORLD VIEW

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $28.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 0

Seller ID: 23352

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! Never been read! ; Revised and enlarged. "During his apprenticeship to become a prophet (1820-30) , Joseph Smith, Jr. , learned from village mentors how to use a divining rod; a seer stone; a hat to shield his eyes in order to see hidden treasures; and amulets, incantations, and rituals to summon spirits. In this impressive study of Mormon origins and Chrisitan mysticism, D. Michael Quinn demonstrates how different from current norms early American religious practices could be. " ; 1.75 x 9.06 x 6.04 Inches; 730 pages; 1560850892 View more info

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ELDER STATESMAN - A Biography of J. Reuben Clark

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 2002

Seller ID: 26197

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! ; U. S. STATE DEPARTMENT SOLICITOR UNDERSECRETARY OF STATE, AMBASSADOR TO MEXICO J. Reuben Clark was all of these prior to his call to the LDS First Presidency. As a counselor to three church presidents—Heber J. Grant, George Albert Smith, and David O. McKay—he served longer than any other member of this high church council. Already controversial before he assumed his church duties, his blunt, independent style created even more ripples at LDS headquarters. Still, his impact, intellectually and administratively, was immense. His most important l... View more info

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Mormon Hierarchy - Origins of Power

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $39.95  $35.96

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 0

Seller ID: 26274

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! ; Converts to Joseph Smith's 1828 restoration of primitive Christianity were attracted to the non-hierarchical nature of the movement. It was precisely because there were no priests, ordinances, or dogma that people joined in such numbers. Smith intended everyone to be a prophet, and anyone who felt called was invited to minister freely without formal office. Not until seven years later did Mormons first learn that authority had been restored by angels or of the need for a hierarchy mirroring the Pauline model. That same year (1835) a Quorum of Twel... View more info

J. REUBEN CLARK - The Church Years - Vol 2

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Provo, Utah, Brigham Young University: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23160

Condition: Good in Good Dust Jacket


Blue hard cover book. Blue dust jacket with image of J. Reuben Clark on cover. Book is missing free front end sheet. DJ is chipped, torn and worn. Only Good condition. ; The second book of a mulitvolume Biography of J. Reuben Clark. A respected an admired icon in both the the Church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) and Community. ; Vol. 2; 6.25" x 9.25"; 334 pages; 0842521372 View more info

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Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $44.95  $40.46

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 1997

Seller ID: 38091

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; The Mormon church today is led by an elite group of older men, nearly three-quarters of whom are related to current or past general church authorities. This dynastic hierarchy meets in private; neither its minutes nor the church's finances are available for public review. Members are reassured by public relations spokesmen that all is well and that harmony prevails among these brethren. But by interviewing former church aides, examining hundreds of diaries, and drawing from his own past experience as an insider within the Latter-day Saint historical depart... View more info

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J. REUBEN CLARK - The Church Years - Vol 2

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $29.00  $26.10

Publisher: Provo, Utah, Brigham Young University: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10049

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; Book is in overall excellent condition. Interior is tight and clean. Dark blue dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Blue hard cover with silver lettering. Black and white photos throughout. The second book of a mulitvolume Biography of J. Reuben Clark. A respected an admired icon in both the the Church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) and Community. ; Vol. 2; 6.25" x 9.25"; 334 pages View more info

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The Mormon Hierarchy; Wealth and Corporate Power

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $49.95  $39.96

Publisher: Signature Books: 2017

Seller ID: 58486

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; Early in the twentieth century, it was possible for Latter-day Saints to have lifelong associations with businesses managed by their leaders or owned and controlled by the church itself. For example, one could purchase engagement rings from Daynes Jewelry, honeymoon at the Hotel Utah, and venture off on the Union Pacific Railroad, all partially owned and run by church apostles. Families could buy clothes at Knight Woolen Mills. The husband might work at Big Indian Copper or Bullion-Beck, Gold Chain, or Iron King mining companies. The wife could shop... View more info

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EARLY MORMONISM AND THE MAGIC WORLD VIEW

By: Quinn, D. Michael

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16594

Condition: Very Good in Good+ Dust Jacket


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; In this ground-breaking book, D. Michael Quinn masterfully reconstructs an earlier age, finding ample evidence for folk magic in nineteenth-century New England, as he does in Mormon founder Joseph Smith’s upbringing. Quinn discovers that Smith’s world was inhabited by supernatural creatures whose existence could be both symbolic and real. He explains that the Smith family’s treasure digging was not unusual for the times and is vital to understanding how early Mormons interpreted developments in their history in ways that differ from mo... View more info