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Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia - 4 Volume Set - A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

By: Jensen, Andrew

Price: $259.95  $233.96

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2012

Seller ID: 54472

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; In the Preface to the first volume Jenson writes, “On the rolls of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are found the names of a host of men and women of worth—heroes and heroines of a higher type—who have been and are willing to sacrifice fortune and life for the sake of their religion. It is for the purpose of perpetuating the memory of these, and to place on record deeds worthy of imitation, that [this set] makes its appearance.”Originally published between 1901 and 1936, and with over 5,000 biographical entries of “heroes an... View more info

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Amasa Mason Lyman, Mormon Apostle and Apostate - A Study in Dedication

By: Lyman, Edward Leo

Price: $39.95  $35.96

Publisher: University of Utah Press: 2009

Seller ID: 45289

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! 46 illustrations. ; The early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is filled with fascinating characters, but few led a more tumultuous life than Amasa Lyman. Though he has been largely forgotten, this new biography provides a unique and revealing account of the early days of Mormonism and Lyman’s role in creating that history. He served as a missionary in the “burned-over” district of upstate New York and in Ohio before moving to Kirtland, where he suffered in the infant church’s financial crisis. He participated in the conflicts with ... View more info

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Lucifer and the Crucifer - The Engima of the Penitentes

By: Mills, George - Grove, Richard

Price: $24.00  $21.60

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, The Westerners, Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 44462

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Yellow softcover. Has minor edge and corner wear, but pages are tight and clean. No noticed markings. Previous owner's library sticker inside front cover. ; Has information about the Catholics who lived in Colorado known as the Penitentes. They were not a particularly happy lot, as shown by their artwork, pictures of which appear in the book, and were extremely devoted to Catholicism. The Hermanos Penitentes are a society of individuals, who, to atone for their sins, practise penances which consist principally of flagellation, carrying heavy crosses, binding the body to a cross, and ... View more info

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Why God Lets Us Choose - How Agency Explains the Way Life Works

By: Nadauld, Stephen D.

Price: $24.95  $22.46

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book: 2009

Seller ID: 42406

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; Why does God let us choose? Why don't we always see the consequences of our actions? Why is God willing to allow our decisions, knowing we will make wrong choices? It's about agency. Elder Stephen D. Nadauld answers these-and other-questions about this most integral of God's gifts: * Is agency really free? * How can agency help me get the mout out of life? * Can agency affect how well we learn? * How does agency influence society as a whole? * Does agency help me understand today's political issues-and can it help me see... View more info

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The Martyrdom of Joseph Standing - Or the Murder of a Mormon Missionary

By: Nicholson, John (Written in Prison)

Price: $65.00  $58.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book: 1886

Seller ID: 49332

Condition: Very Good


Dark green hardcover with edge and corner wear. Gift Inscription to previous owner inside front cover. ; As federal impact heightened in Utah, antagonism outside the territory was also evident. Anti-polygamy legislation was enforced by federal appointees leading eventually to the infamous Utah Commission and the disfranchisement of LDS men from the political system. Antipathy towards Mormonism was mounting from other religions, financial interests and from federal government officials. Spurring national sentiment against the Saints, the Republican Party boasted that it would eradicate... View more info

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ABRAHAM OWEN SMOOT - A TESTAMENT OF HIS LIFE - A Collection of Essays and Materials on the Life of Abraham Owen Smoot

By: Nixon, Lorreta D. ; Smoot, L. Douglas

Price: $97.46  $87.71

Publisher: BYU Press: 1994

Seller ID: 35449

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Jacket


DJ is crisp and free from any wear, now in protective mylar cover. Solid binding with tight pages. Very clean inside and out. Like New! ; Abraham Owen Smoot was born 17 February 1815 in Owenton, Kentucky, to Ann Rowlett and George W. Smoot. His father died when he was less than six years of age. His mother in 1835 became a convert to the Mormon Church through the influence of missionaries who were then traveling in northern Kentucky. On March 22, 1835, he was baptized by Elder Warren Parrish. ; 6" x 9"; 364 pages; 0842523243 View more info

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Selected Statements from General Authorities Concerning Book of Mormon Passages - Helaman - Moroni

By: Otten, L. G. (compiler) McKenna, E. A.

Price: $8.50  $7.65

Publisher: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints: 1971

Seller ID: 48669

Condition: Good+


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. Pages are tight and clean. No noticed markings. Overall good condition. ; ; Vol. 3; 8.5" x 11"; 97 pages View more info

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Joseph C. Rich, Versatile Pioneer on the Mormon Frontier: A story of achievement under difficulties

By: Poulsen, Ezra J.

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Granite Publishing Co.: 1958

Seller ID: 17170

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; This is a biography about Joseph C. Rich. ; 6" x 9"; 371 pages View more info

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF PARLEY PARKER PRATT - (12 CDS) - Complete Book on Audio CD

By: Pratt, Parley Parker; edited by His Son

Price: $32.00  $28.80

Publisher: American Fork, UT, Covenant Communications, Inc.: 2004

Seller ID: 30425

Condition: Very Good+


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. 12 CD's are like new. ; Ever since its publication in 1874 the Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt has provided a fascinating look into the events that shaped the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Parley P. Pratt, a beloved Apostle and missionary, was an eyewitness to the rolling forth of the newly restored gospel. His vivid descriptions of the people, the places, and the events surrounding the early Saints have enlightened and inspired generations of readers. Now, for the first time in audio format, this classic ... View more info

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My Candid Opinion - The Sandwich Islands Diaries of Joseph F. Smith 1856 - 1857

By: Ricks, Nathaniel R.

Price: $125.00  $112.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, The Smith-Pettit Foundation: 2011

Seller ID: 52212

Condition: New


Brand new hardcover book! Limited to 275 copies, very scarce. ; For the first time, the earliest surviving diaries of Joseph F. Smith (b. 1838), are available in print. Smith served as sixth president of the LDS Church from 1901 until his death in 1918, but at fifteen years old, he was one of the youngest LDS missionaries ever to serve.He arrived in the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaiian Islands) in 1854, and for the next three years he labored to bring native converts into the Church while combating loneliness, depression, a fiery temperament, and doubts about his own competence. In fa... View more info

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LIFE SKETCHES - Of Orson Spencer and Others, and History of Primary Work

By: Rogers, Aurelia S.

Price: $82.80  $74.52

Publisher: Utah, Geo. Q. Cannon & Sons Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56346

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with title gilt stamped on front board and spine and decorative blind stamping to front and rear boards. Frontis portraits of Orson Spencer and Aurelia S. Rogers. A very clean copy of the life of Orson Spencer and the genealogy of the Orson Spencer family. Signed and inscribed inside front cover, "Compliments of Primary General Board to Stake Board(Jubilee 1928)" signed "Clara Kirkham". ; From the PrefaceThe desire to write a sketch of my own and my father's life, including the genealogy of his family, first prompted the writing of this book. My though... View more info

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WILD BUNCH WOMEN

By: Rutter, Michael

Price: $9.31  $8.38

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut; Helena, Montana, Twodot: 2003

Seller ID: 39599

Condition: New


New! ; Explore the lives of the pistol-packing, hell-raising, high-spirited gals who traveled with Butch Cassidy's notorious Wild Bunch gang. Wild Bunch Women tells the stories of the dynamic women who rode the outlaw trail. Learn about Kid Curry's confidante Annie Rogers, who charmed both the police force and the local ladies' club of Nashville, Tennessee - from a jail cell; mystery woman Etta Place, who sailed to South America with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; Elizabeth Bassett, headstrong big sister to the Wild Bunch who defied traditional gender roles and built a successful ranch; a... View more info

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Orrin Porter Rockwell - Man of God, Son of Thunder

By: Schindler, Harold

Price: $21.95  $19.76

Publisher: University of Utah Press: 2002

Seller ID: 29370

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! Never been read! ; The Los Angeles Times called it "one of the best biographies of its kind. " Was Orrin Porter Rockwell a cold-blooded killer or a saint? In this balanced account, Schindler paints the thrilling portrait of a genuinely colorful individual, a unique man of the frontier west. ; 0.93 x 9 x 6.05 Inches; 417 pages; 087480440X View more info

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Orrin Porter Rockwell - Man of God, Son of Thunder

By: Schindler, Harold

Price: $22.00  $19.80

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah Press: 1977

Seller ID: 20544

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- Dust Jacket


Cover slightly rubbed and edge worn. Previous owner name inside front cover. ; ; 7.5" x 11"; 399 pages; 0874800277 View more info

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Orrin Porter Rockwell - Man of God, Son of Thunder

By: Schindler, Harold

Price: $16.50  $14.85

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah Press: 1979

Seller ID: 14259

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Cover slightly rubbed and edge worn. No Dust Jacket. ; ; 7" x 10"; 399 pages View more info

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THE JOURNALS of WILLIAM E. Mclellin 1831-1836

By: Shipps, Jan and Welch, John C.

Price: $34.00  $30.60

Publisher: Provo, Utah, Brigham Young University: 1994

Seller ID: 1457

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; These very early Latter-day Saint journals yield new information about William E. McLellin, one of the original members of the Quorum of the Twelve and long-time mystery to Mormon historians. Never before have we been able to know so much about the dynamic faith and Christian worship of rank-and file Latter-day Saints in the first six years of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. About the AuthorEditors Jan Shipps and John W. Welch: Jan Shipps is professor emeritus of religious studies and history at Indiana Univeristy, Purd... View more info

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Thomas Robinson Cutler - Pioneer, Sugarman, Churchman

By: Smith, Jesse Robinson

Price: $15.75  $14.18

Publisher: United States OF America, Eden Hill: 1985

Seller ID: 47486

Condition: Very Good


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; ; 6.25" x 9.25"; 220 pages View more info

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Brigham Young and His Wives - And the True Story of Pural Marriage

By: Stewart, John J.

Price: $7.00  $6.30

Publisher: Mercury Publishing Company, Inc.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23107

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Blue hardcover is edge worn but very clean. Small piece missing of title on spine. Pages are free of any stray markings. Binding is solid and all pages firm. Excellent condition ; Photos of 20 of the wives as well as buildings. 53 wives mentioned by name with brief biographies of them. Very Rare book. ; 5" x 7.5"; 99 + photos in rear pages View more info

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Through a Lifetime

By: Taylor, Celestia J.

Price: $82.80  $74.52

Publisher: 1000

Seller ID: 53698

Condition: Good+


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; ; Mormon Family History View more info

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Messiah- Behold the Lamb of God

By: The Neal A. Maxwell Institute At Byu

Price: $29.99  $26.99

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book: 2010

Seller ID: 50173

Condition: New


Brand New DVD. ; S seen on BYU TV! # Filming was done on location in Israel, Egypt, Denmark, and on a specially built stage at the LDS Motion Picture Studio# This documentary is the result of over 200 hours of interviews with LDS experts in their fields# 7 episodes in a 4-DVD boxed setIn a day when many scholars have reduced Christ to a historical or purely figurative being, this seven-part documentary series stands to affirm His divinity by reconciling the historical Christ with the Christ of religious tradition. Filmed in part on location in the Holy Land and in conjunction with the Neal A... View more info