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📒Brigham Young ✍ John G. Turner
✏Brigham Young Book Summary : 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.
📒Brigham Young ✍ Cory Gideon Gunderson
✏Brigham Young Book Summary : Traces the life of Brigham Young, from his Vermont childhood to his rise as the leader of the Mormon Church.
✏The Teachings of President Brigham Young Vol 3 1852 1854 Book Summary :
📒Brigham Young ✍ Leonard J. Arrington
✏Brigham Young Book Summary : Brigham Young comes to life in this superlative biography that presents him as a Mormon leader, a business genius, a family man, a political organizer, and a pioneer of the West. Drawing on a vast range of sources, including documents, personal diaries, and private correspondence, Leonard J. Arrington brings Young to life as a towering yet fully human figure, the remarkable captain of his people and his church for thirty years, who combined piety and the pursuit of power to leave an indelible stamp on Mormon society and the culture of the Western frontier. From polygamy to the Mountain Meadows Massacre to the attempted preservation of Young’s Great Basin Kingdom, we are given a fresh understanding of the controversies that plagued Young in his contentious relations with the federal government. Brigham Young draws its subject out of the marginal place in history to which the conventional wisdom has assigned him, and sets him squarely in the American mainstream, a figure of abiding influence in our society to this day.
📒Manuscript History Of Brigham Young 1847 1850 ✍ William S. Harwell
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📒Brigham Young ✍ Preston Nibley
✏Brigham Young Book Summary : Brigham Young (1801-1877) was born in Whittingham, Vermont to John Young and Abigail Howe. he moved at an early age to Mendon, New York where he became a carpentar. In 1832 Brigham Young was baptized a member of the LDS Church and eventually moved with the Church to Kirtland, Ohio, Missouri and Nauvoo, Illinois. After the death of Joseph Smith, Brigham became the second leader of the Church and directed the exodus to the west and settlement in Utah.
📒Brigham Young And The Expansion Of The Mormon Faith ✍ Thomas G. Alexander
✏Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith Book Summary : As president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Utah’s first territorial governor, Brigham Young (1801–77) shaped a religion, a migration, and the American West. He led the Saints to Utah, guided the establishment of 350 settlements, and inspired the Mormons as they weathered unimaginable trials and hardships. Although he generally succeeded, some decisions, especially those regarding the Mormon Reformation and the Black Hawk War, were less than sound. In this new biography, historian Thomas G. Alexander draws on a lifetime of research to provide an evenhanded view of Young and his leadership. Following the murder in 1844 of church founder Joseph Smith, Young bore a heavy responsibility: ensuring the survival and expansion of the church and its people. Alexander focuses on Young’s leadership, his financial dealings, his relations with non-Mormons, his families, and his own deep religious conviction. Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith addresses such controversial issues as the practice of polygamy (Young himself had fifty-five wives), relations and conflicts between Mormons and Indians, and the circumstances and aftermath of the horrific events of Mountain Meadows in 1857. Although Young might have done better, Alexander argues that he bore no direct responsibility for the tragedy. Young relied on the counsel of his associates, and at times, the Mormon people pushed back to prevent him from implementing changes. In some cases, such as polygamy and the doctrine of blood atonement, the church leadership eventually rejected his views. Yet on the whole, Brigham Young emerges as a multifaceted human figure, and as a prophet revered by millions of LDS members, an inspired leader who successfully led his people to a distant land where their community expanded and flourished.
📒Life Of Brigham Young ✍ Edward William Tullidge
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📒Diary Of Brigham Young 1857 ✍ Brigham Young
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📒Brigham Young S Homes ✍ Colleen Whitley
✏Brigham Young s homes Book Summary : Brigham Young's Homes provides a comprehensive history of the many houses and other structures built, owned, or resided in by Brigham Young, leader of the Mormon pioneers, first territorial governor of Utah, and second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Herein historians describe Young's residences as a child and young man, the buildings he helped construct as a youthful carpenter, his living quarters as a missionary and during the Mormon migrations, and his multiple houses and farms in Salt Lake City and other Utah towns -- several now preserved as historic landmarks. They examine not only the buildings themselves but life within them, especially the family life of Young's plural wives and their children. The emphasis is on Young's residences as homes, not just structures. Numerous photos, drawings, and maps offer a visual history to complement the text. Book jacket.