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The Mormon presence in Canada

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Utah State University Press , Logan, Utah
Mormons -- Canada -- History -- Congresses, Christian sociology -- Mormon Church -- Congresses, Canada -- Church history -- Congresses, Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Congresses, United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Congr

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Statementedited by Brigham Y. Card ... [et al.].
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsCard, B. Y. 1914-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1035.M67 M66 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 382 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1874603M
ISBN 100874211476
LC Control Number90034484
OCLC/WorldCa21332783

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Although Mormons have been a presence in Canada for ov /5. "The Mormon Presence in Canada" is a gleaning of some of the best short research on the subject, placing emphases on the topic and serving as a partial corrective of past neglect.

As a result, it is a most welcome collection of articles. Taken altogether and arranged roughly chronologically, the 17 chapters, each written by a different Reviews: 1. Annotation. Although Mormons have been a presence in Canada for over a century and a half, their image has repeatedly altered.

The Mormon Presence in Canadatraces the history of Mormons in Canada and addresses contemporary issues including economics and politics, demographic and social aspects of ethnicity.

Although Mormons have been a presence in Canada for over a century and a half, their image has repeatedly altered. The Mormon Presence in Canada traces the history of Mormons in Canada and addresses contemporary issues including economics and. Early Mormon settlement in Western Canada: a comparative communitarian perspective / Anthony W.

Rasporich. NMormon folklore and history: implications for Canadian research / William A. Wilson --The Mormon family in historical perspective: "two lwgal wives": Mormon polygamy in Canada, the United States, and Mexico / Jessie L. Embry. Mormon. The Mormon Presence in Canadatraces the history of Mormons in Canada and addresses contemporary issues including economics and politics, demographic and social aspects of ethnicity.

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The Mormon Presence in Canada - Brigham Y. Card Increasingly in recent years historians of Mormonism have turned their attention to the question of the church's history outside the United States, certainly a positive development as those ploughing the field begin to move beyond the hidebound story of Joseph Smith and the founding and first generation experiences of the Mormon movement to.

The Mormon religion was officially founded in when The Book of Mormon was published. Today, the LDS church is most prevalent in the United States, Latin America, Canada.

The Mormon Presence in Canada (Logan: Utah State University Press, ). Solomon Chamberlin autobiography, Church History Library, Salt Lake City. Larry C. Porter, “Solomon Chamberlain—Early Missionary,” BYU Studies, vol.

12, no. 3 (Spring ), – The Mormon Presence in Canada (Edmonton, Alta: University of Alberta Press) ISBN ; Lethbridge Stake ().

A History of the Mormon Church in Canada (Lethbridge, Alta.: Lethbridge Stake) Melvin S. Tagg (). A History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada, – (Ph.D. dissertation, Brigham Young. August: Smith locates a publisher for the Book of Mormon in Palmyra and typesetting begins.

The 5, copy initial print run is financed by a $3, mortgage on Harris' farm. The Book of Mormon shall stand as a testimony against the world, Ether Ask God if these things are not true, Moro.

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Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Soon after the Book of Mormon was published inthe prophet and his followers organized the Church of Christ, an ecclesiastical institution that.

Page wrote that the revelation Joseph Smith received conditioned success upon whether those individuals in Canada capable of buying the Book of Mormon copyright would have their hearts softened. When unable to sell the copyright, the four men returned to Palmyra.

Archaeology and the Book of Mormon Summary: It is a common claim by critics that there is "absolutely no archaeological evidence" to support the Book of they say "directly" support, they typically mean that they are looking for a direct corroboration, such as the presence of the name "Nephi" or "Zarahemla" in association with ancient American archaeological data.

The discovery of chiasmus in the Book of Mormon is one of the most significant scholarly contributions to understanding and appreciating the Nephite record. John W.

Welch discovered the presence of chiasmus on Aug while on his mission in Germany. Since that time, a steady stream of publications has greatly illuminated this profound and ancient literary feature. The Mormon Presence in Canada, $8 The Righteous Branch, David Hamblin [This book makes the case that there is a Native American group that retained the restored gospel as revealed to Joseph Smith, but that it was retained by this group since Book of Mormon times.

He argues they are the Native American Church and peyote-based worship], $3. At the northern end of North America, Canada is a confederation with a parliamentary democracy.

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It includes 10 provinces and three territories. Its population speaks English and French, and is Roman Catholic, 46 percent; and Protestant, 41 percent. The first known members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to enter what is now Alberta were Simeon F.

Allen and his son Heber S. The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ. It is ancient scripture that tells of Christ’s ministry to the people of the Western Hemisphere following His death and resurrection.

This holy text recounts a journey of faith by a family called by God to leave Jerusalem around BC. and travel by sea to the Americas. The Mormon Corridor has been nicknamed the "Jell-O belt" due to the popularity of Jell-O in the region. One of the official pins for the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City was a green Jell-O jiggler in the shape of the state.

According to the Los Angeles Times, "Salt Lake City is America's Jell-O-eating man, woman and child in Salt Lake City buys two boxes of the stuff.

The Latter-day Saint canon consists of four books: the Bible and three other texts—the Book of Mormon, the Book of Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price. Each reads very much like the Bible in type and breadth of thematic concerns and literary forms (history, law, psalm).

Mormon influence in Canada came even before the exodus. In reality, the Mormon influence on Canada began in the early ’s when crews of young men and women left their homes in the Cache and Weber valleys to work on Canadian railroads. However, Arrington noted that the Mormon presence in Canada increased sharply inwhen.

The purpose for securing and selling a copyright of the Book of Mormon in Canada­—rather than the copyright (a subtle but important legal distinction)—was to ensure that if the book were to be republished outside the United States, Joseph Smith, as the legally designated “author and proprietor,”4 would retain the legal intellectual.

I’m beyond honored to be reappointed as the editor of the Journal of Book of Mormon past three years have been rich and rewarding. I believe we’ve continued to uphold the Journal’s legacy of publishing excellent scholarship on the keystone scripture of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, work that simultaneously holds up to the canons of academic respectability.

The Book of Mormon testifies that Jesus is the Savior of the world. The book will also build your faith in God. The Book of Mormon urges anyone who reads it to ask God if the book and the things it teaches are true (Moroni –5). It promises that by the power .The Book of Mormon also teaches that “Jesus Christ’s atoning sacrifice provided the only way for us to be cleansed and forgiven of our sins so that we can dwell in God’s presence eternally.”10 As 2 Nephi puts it, “there is no flesh that can dwell in the presence of God, save it be through the merits, and mercy, and grace of the Holy Messiah.”.Reading the Book of Mormon and asking God “if these things are not true,” (Moroni ) is the usual and sure way to gain a testimony of it.

There are instances, however, when the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon is manifest by its very presence.