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Brigham Young

Preston Nibley

Brigham Young

the man and his work.

by Preston Nibley

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Published by Deseret news press in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young, Brigham, 1801-1877,
  • Mormons and Mormonism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Preston Nibley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8695.Y7 N5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., 551 p.
    Number of Pages551
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6347965M
    LC Control Number37000789
    OCLC/WorldCa372430

    Brigham Young was a rough-hewn New York craftsman whose impoverished life was electrified by the Mormon faith. Turner provides a fully realized portrait of this spiritual prophet, viewed by followers as a protector and by opponents as a heretic. His pioneering faith made a deep imprint on tens of thousands of lives in the American Mountain West. This publication is the first printing of a complete diary of the Mormon leader. It provides good insight into Brigham Young's interests and activities, but very little little information about his personal life. Edited and introduction by Everett L. Cooley.

    “10” means volume 10 of the Journal of Discourses, “” is the page number, “a” indicates the left column (or “b” for the right column), “Brigham Young” is the speaker name, and the discourse title appears in smaller text on the second line.. 3. Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith. Brigham Young Academy, founded in , was changed to a university on 15 October by President Benjamin Cluff Jr. Commencement programs from both institutions are included in this collection Topics: Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University, Brigham Young Academy, Commencement ceremonies.

    The foremost biography on Brigham Young! Ive read many books on BY and most are either subjective or slanted for or against the mormon church. This book delivers the good/bad of an important man in american history without an angle. Turner researched his subject more extensively than any other author of a religious leader since Bushman. Brigham Young studied the text of the Book of Mormon for approximately two years before he decided to be baptized. This article discusses how his family life prepared him to receive the teachings of the Book of Mormon and the influence his testimony had on him throughout his life, as second president of the church, and as the first governor of the state of : W. Jeffrey Marsh.


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Brigham Young was a rough-hewn craftsman from New York whose impoverished and obscure life was electrified by the Mormon faith. He trudged around the United States and England to gain converts for Mormonism, spoke in spiritual tongues, married more than fifty women, and eventually transformed a barren desert into his vision of the Kingdom of by: 9.

Brigham Young has 97 books on Goodreads with ratings. Brigham Young’s most popular book is Discourses of Brigham Young: Second President of the Chur Home.

Brigham Young book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Brigham Young was a rough-hewn craftsman from New York whose impover 4/5.

The journal of Brigham: Brigham Young's own story in his own words (Journals of the prophets) Brigham Young. from: $ This should be required reading for anyone living in Utah.

I went to BYU but I learned more about Brigham Young by reading this book than I have in all my years as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is by no means an exhaustive history of Brigham Young as Arrington points out/5(40). Brigham Young: American Moses Paperback – April 1, by Leonard J.

Arrington (Author)Cited by: This is a clear a well written biography of a great leader. In telling the tale of Brigham Young the book also tells the tale of the early rise of Mormonism, quite a tale for those of us who know littled about it. The book presents Brigham as a man not a saint or a hero.

It is liberally peppered with quotes from the man's letters and diaries.4/5. As head of the Mormon Church and architect of the Mormon colony in Utah, Brigham Young was almost sole author of one of the most important chapters in the history of the American West. A towering figure in Mormonism, Brigham Young (), began his professional career as a carpenter and painter.

Baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Elsevier e-books. Science Direct is the world’s largest electronic collection of science, technology, and medicine full-text and bibliographic information. Ebook Central (ProQuest) Access to o books and maps, with concentrations in business and economics, computers and technology, humanities, life and physical science, and social.

Brigham Young, American religious leader, second president of the Mormon church, and colonizer who significantly influenced the development of the American West. A carpenter, joiner, painter, and glazier, Young settled in at Mendon, New York, near where the Book of Mormon was published in.

Brigham Young was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement. He was the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from until his death. He was also the founder of Salt Lake City and the first governor of the Utah Territory, United States.

Brigham Young University was named in his honor/5. Written by one of Brigham Young's daughter, this book provides a first hand look at pioneer times. Clarissa was 80 years old when she wrote it, so some of the stories may have been fables by the time she wrote them down, but none the less this was an interesting read/5.

This is also the reason why the books in this series are available in paperback with a list price of $ But I would caution readers not to judge this book by its cover (or its cover price). In the context of the series' intent, I found that Mason's treatment of Brigham Young succeeded surprisingly well.

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Search and browse yearbooks online. Brigham Young (–) was perhaps the most famous polygamist of the early Latter Day Saint movement, marrying a total of 55 wives. He stated that upon being taught about plural marriage, "It was the first time in my life that I desired the grave." By the time of his death, Young had 59 children by 16 of his wives; 46 of his children reached adulthood.

The Indians were frequently blamed for the evil deeds when in reality it was Mormon henchmen doing the killing, robbing and destruction of person and property under the rule of Brigham Young all in the name of religion and something called the Blood Oath.

The book is riveting, Linguistically it takes a bit of getting used to the way it by: 1. Turner’s research indicates that Brigham Young was not perfect, and a number of Turner’s accounts when viewed through a modern lens may leave the latter-day saint reader uncomfortable and blushing.

But, Young’s actions were consistent with the norms of the era in which he lived: the brawny west of a new America in the mids/5(77). Brigham Young (June 1, – Aug ) was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States.

He was the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from until his death in He founded Salt Lake City and he served as the first governor of the Utah also led the .Brigham Young (brĬg´əm), –77, American religious leader, early head of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, gham, Vt.

Brigham Young was perhaps the greatest molder of Mormonism, his influence having a greater effect even than that of the church's founder, Joseph Smith, in shaping the Mormon faith as it exists today (see Latter-Day Saints, Church of .About the Book The focus of this project is to bring together all the known paintings and photographic images of Brigham from his lifetime.

Additionally, a representative sample of the numerous graphic images of Brigham appearing in newspapers, magazines, and books from the same period are reproduced.