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The Mormon Country

A Summer With The Latter-Day Saints
  • 252 Pages
  • 2.80 MB
  • English
Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Christianity - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saomts (Mormon), Rel
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11942261M
ISBN 101432666878
ISBN 139781432666873

This book is an easy to read collection of essays and stories about the people and places in "Mormon Country". Stegner has one section of the book that deals exclusively with the Mormons and a second section that focuses in on the "Gentiles", which the name the Mormons give to non-Mormons/5.

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This edition is The Mormon Country book nice presentation of a classic book. Though himself a "Gentile," novelist and history writer Wallace Stegner lived for many years in the Mormon-dominated country of the intermountain West. This book tells the story of this important cultural area in the western United States.

The book is hard to classify/5(16). Mormon country idealizes early Mormon society. Much of this book focuses on the settling, sustaining and future of Mormon country.

Once the Mormons were settled in the west, the "Gentiles" caused the Mormons hardships and were unwelcome in their towns. According to this book the Gentile was an intruder to the Mormon way of life/5(6).

Buy a cheap copy of Mormon Country book by Wallace Stegner. Where others saw only sage, a salt lake, and a great desert, the Mormons saw their lovely Deseret, a land of lilacs, honeycombs, poplars, and fruit trees. Free shipping over $/5(5).

Where others saw only sage, a salt lake, and a great desert, the Mormons saw their?lovely Deseret. a land of lilacs, honeycombs, poplars, and fruit trees. Unwelcome in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, they migrated to the dry lands between the Rockies and the Sierra Nevada to establish Mormon country, a wasteland made green.

Like the land the Mormons settled, their habits stood in stark 4/5(2). As rumors swirl of “The Book of Mormon” getting a movie and as it continues to make runs throughout the country, there’s a question to consider here, especially in light of the Black Lives Matter movement and the fight against racial injustice: Will the Grim Reaper soon ring the doorbell of “The Book of Mormon” musical.

The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy with music, lyrics and book by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. First staged inthe play is a satirical examination of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' beliefs and practices that ultimately endorses the positive power of love and service.

Parker and Stone were best known for creating the animated comedy South Park; Lopez. The Book of Mormon shall stand as a testimony against the world, Ether Ask God if these things are not true, Moro. Christ bore testimony that the Book of Mormon is true, D&C The Book of Mormon contains the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ, D&C (D&C –12; ).

Mormon Country is a travelogue centered on the areas settled by the Mormons—basically Utah, of course, but also parts of Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Arizona, and New Mexico. It is not a book about Mormons, though they appear prominently; it is about the country, as it was in the s.

Stegner did not write this book to make a point. Find books like Mormon Country from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Mormon Country also liked: The Mormon Hierarchy. The book "Mormon Country" is a beautifully written and a fair and well-balanced portrayal of the majestic land my ancestors settled in the 19th Century.

The contemporary Mormon Church repels me, but I find 19th and early 20th Century LDS history to be oddly compelling. This book helped me get a better idea of the land and the people who settled /5(30). Opposed to the often prodigal individualism of the West, Mormons lived in closely knit – some say ironclad – communities.

The story of Mormon country is one of self-sacrifice and labor spent in the search for an ideal in the most forbidding territory of the American West. Richard W. Etulain provides a new introduction to this : $ By divine revelation, Joseph, between andtranslated the Book of Mormon, from which he learned that God is in fact the author of our liberty and that to retain it, the inhabitants of the land must be protected by his mighty hand.

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There is no other power that can protect that liberty. The Book of Mormon says, “And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins” (2 Nephi ).

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Free shipping over $ Skip to content. Search Button. Categories Featured Collectibles Movies & TV Blog History Books > United States History Books. Share to Facebook. Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: ISBN Mormon Country /5(5). The Book of Mormon brings you closer to Jesus.

Click to download a free digital copy of the Book of Mormon and learn about it with online missionaries. Mormon country. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Stegner, Wallace Earle, Mormon country.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York, in series: American folkways. Where others saw only sage, a salt lake, and a great desert, the Mormons saw their "lovely Deseret," a land of lilacs, honeycombs, poplars, and fruit trees.

Unwelcome in Illinois and Missouri, they migrated to the dry lands between the Rockies andthe Sierra Nevada to establish Mormon country, a wasteland made green.

Like the land they settled, the. "The Book of Mormon" national tour, which has been running for more than seven years, announced Tuesday that it will end its run due to health and safety concerns around COVID The second national tour had engagements scheduled through the summer, but put a halt to the tour after its March 11 performance at the.

James Faust was one of the earliest Mormon missionaries in Brazil. Philippines. The LDS Church had overmembers by June in 73 districts and stakes, 2 operating temples, 21 missions, and 1, congregations in the Philippines.

The first Mormons to the country were George Seaman and Willard Call who came to the Philippines in   With Jackson VanDerwerken, Rick Macy, Mace Sorenson, Sam Petersen.

A visual interpretation of "The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ."/10(31). Terryl R. Givens. People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture. Oxford University Press,p. Bernard DeVoto, Saturday Review of Literature, Jan. 4, [John A. Widtsoe], “On the Book Rack,” Improvement Era, 44 (February ), p.

The story of Maurine’s relationship with Church leaders, including previously unknown documents which tell of a encounter between. Additional Details. Description: In the spirit of Mormon Country culinary traditions this cookbook contains recipes that are built upon basic ingredients, requiring longer ingredient listings and more detailed instructions.

Mormon Country Cooking brings you Deseret News Food Editor Winnifred Jardine's kitchen-tested recipes and those of her readers. The Ingersolls bought the first edition for $6,—it was a steal—and William was hooked.

Eventually they’d build a collection professionals would envy, obtaining not only several copies of the edition but also first editions of the Book of Mormon in all translations. The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the Bible. It is a record of God’s dealings with ancient inhabitants of the Americas and contains the fulness of the everlasting gospel.

The book was written by many ancient prophets by the spirit of prophecy and revelation.

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Their words, written on gold plates, were. The Book of Mormon contains the record of God's dealings with a branch of the tribes of Joseph, who were divinely led to a country far away from the biblical Promised Land.

(JST Genesis ) God's covenants, recorded in the Book of Mormon, are represented by. This is the song to which you are referring, along with the lyrics. ?v=68JF_H0-fJQ The song satirizes the Mormon missionaries’ mistaken. THE Book of Mormon is an account of the “former inhabitants of this continent” that contains “the fulness of the everlasting delivered by the Savior to the ancient inhabitants,” (Joseph Smith-History, ) who were the “other sheep” Jesus spoke of during His ministry in Jerusalem.

Wallace Stegner lived in Mormon Country for nearly 15 years and was a professor at Harvard when he wrote this book. He defines Mormon Country as including all of Read more. Add to Cart Buy Now Add to Wishlist. Item Price $ Mormon Country by Stegner, Wallace Seller Weller Book Works ABAA/ILAB Published Condition Good.Land of Antum, Northern Land visited by Mormon and Ammoron Arpad, City in Northwest Syria, currently called Tell Rif'at Assyria, Hostile Country in western Asia B.

Babylon, Capital of Babylonia, in southwest Asia Bashan, Country east of the Jordan river Bethabara, Place on the east bank of the Jordan, where John was baptizing.The Book of Mormon seems specifically designed to answer the sorts of questions which Red Jacket raised about the relationship between the New World Indians and Old World Christianity.

It develops the history of two separate groups of Jews who migrated from Jerusalem to the Americas, and presents the record of a much earlier race, which came to.