Brigham Young, modern Moses, prophet of God by Francis M. Gibbons

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Published by Deseret Book Co. in Salt Lake City, Utah .

Written in English

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  • Young, Brigham, 1801-1877.,
  • Mormons -- United States -- Biography.

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StatementFrancis M. Gibbons.
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LC ClassificationsBX8695.Y7 G53
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
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Open LibraryOL4262017M
ISBN 100877478589
LC Control Number81007766
OCLC/WorldCa7554845

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This book provides an in-depth look at the personality and achievements of one "like unto Moses," one of the world's finest leaders—Brigham Young: modern Moses, prophet of God.

Read more Read less click to open popover/5(4). What kind of man was Brigham Young. Some have called him the greatest colonizer of all time, a modern Moses who brought the latter-day children of Israel out of the bondage of persecution.

Some know him as a prophet, who saw in vision holy temples and the glorious destiny of his followers in the Rocky Mountains. He was both of these, and more. This book provides an in-depth look at the personality prophet of God book achievements of one "like unto Moses," one of the world's finest leaders—Brigham Young: modern Moses, prophet of God.

Read more Read less Length: pages/5(4). Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gibbons, Francis M., Brigham Young, modern Moses, prophet of God. (Extracted from Brigham Young, Modern Moses, Prophet of God by Francis M. Gibbons [Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ], pp.

7–) Elder Perry: Yours is a remarkable conversion story of how the Lord guides the footsteps of his servants and brings the leadership required to further his purposes here on earth.

Brigham’s brother, Phineas Young, received a copy of the Book of Mormon from Samuel Smith, the first missionary in this dispensation. Brigham described his reaction to it: “I weighed the matter for a year and a half. Brigham Young: Brigham Young Moses, Prophet of God (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ), As a whole, this biography both complements and contradicts the previous standard biography of Brigham Young, Leonard J.

Arrington’s Brigham Young: American Moses (New York: Alfred Knopf, ). Like Arrington’s biography, Turner’s rests on the vast documentary resources of the LDS Church Archives. Brigham Young—the modern Moses (see D&C ) 1 —led the Latter-day Saints’ movement west, with the Lord’s blessing (see D&C ).

Moses and Brigham Young followed parallel patterns of governance (see Exodus –21, D&C –3). Brigham Young organized the large group of men, women, and children for an orderly migration to the. The book of Moses is an extract from Joseph Smith’s New Translation of the Bible.

It was revealed to the Prophet in and in earlybeginning not long after the organization of the Church. This article is a brief introduction to the origin of the book of Moses and the Bible translation from which it derives.

I was reminded repeatedly of a prophet’s fallibility as I read Brigham Young: American Moses by Leonard J. Arrington. While detractors tend to exploit this fallibility and the faithful tend to excuse it, both will have to admit that Brigham Young was an exceptional and effective leader.4/5.

Brigham Young I have just scratched the surface of the life, teachings, attributes, and character of Brigham Young. Those who sincerely and earnestly study this man will come to the same knowledge that I have, namely, that Brigham Young is a Prophet of God.

References [1] D&C & 6 [2] “History of Brigham Young,” Deseret News, 10 Feb. p. $ Brigham Modern Moses Modern Moses Prophet of God for sale in Uintah, UT on KSL Classifieds. View a wide selection of Books: Religious and other great items on KSL Classifieds. Brigham Young and the Expansion of the Mormon Faith, by Thomas G.

Alexander (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, ) Brigham Young at Home, by Clarissa Young Spencer and Mabel Harmer (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ) Brigham Young, Modern Moses/Prophet of God, by Francis Gibbons (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ). Brigham Young's Adam-God theory Summary: Brigham Young taught that Adam, the first man, was God the Father.

Since this teaching runs counter to the story told in Genesis and commonly accepted by Christians, critics accuse Brigham of being a false prophet.

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 Brigham Young, (June 1, – Aug ) was an American leader in the Latter-day Saint movement and a settler of the western United was the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church or Mormon Church) from until his death and was the founder of Salt Lake City and the first governor of Utah Territory, United States.

News Press, ) and Francis M. Gibbons’s Brigham Young: Modern Moses, Prophet of God (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ). Turner includes significant information, especially on Cited by: 9.

Tracing Ancient Threads in the Book of Moses SeptemberBrigham Young University, Tanner Building, Room (If temporary COVID restrictions preclude gathering on campus, we will hold the conference virtually. For late-breaking news, watch this website.) Presented by The Interpreter Foundation.

“Brigham Young is a landmark work There is no aspect of Young’s fascinating life that eludes Turner’s scrutiny. ” —Alex Beam, The New York Times Book Review “ A definitive biography of Mormonism’s greatest activist and apostle. ” —Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker “ A major accomplishment that, more than any past treatment of Young, situates the protean prophet.

Bible prophets: Modern prophets: Moses disobeyed God's instruction to speak to the rock and instead hit it.

He then attributed the miracle to himself and Aaron, saying, "Must we fetch you water out of this rock?" He was chastized by the Lord afterward. (Numbers ) Joshua was deceived by Achan, who did so in order to obtain money. Achan's actions even resulted in the.

With only token opposition, Brigham Young assumed the leadership of the Mormons after Smith's murder, and led them in a great exodus to Utah, where, in the valley of the Great Salt Lake, they established an empire which exists and prospers to this day.

Brigham Young was the Moses of the Mormons, from Smith's death until his own, in Brother Brigham took the stand, and he took the Bible, and laid it down; he took the Book of Mormon, and laid it down; and he took the Book of Doctrine and Covenants, and laid it down before him, and he said: “There is the written word of God to us, concerning the work of God from the beginning of the world, almost, to our day.” “And now.

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Building Faith with Book of Mormon. Burying Our Swords: How Christ Can Remove Rebellion from Our Hearts. But for a Small Moment. The Book of Moses, dictated by Joseph Smith, is part of the scriptural canon for some in the Latter Day Saint book begins with the "Visions of Moses," a prologue to the story of the creation and the fall of man (Moses chapter 1), and continues with material corresponding to Smith's revision (JST) of the first six chapters of the Book of Genesis (Moses chapters 2–5.

Church members view senior Church leaders — Joseph Smith, Brigham Young and the presidents of the Church that followed — as prophets of God in the same way they view Abraham, Moses, Isaiah and the apostles in the day of Jesus Christ. Russell M.

Nelson is the current president and prophet of the Church. Brigham Young. Brigham Young–American Moses. Brigham Young, second President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, better known as the Mormon Church, ranks among the most influential and important historical figures not just in Mormon, but also in American is called the “American Moses” because of his leadership of the “Mormon Exodus”.

Ancient Israel had leaders before Moses, and modern Israel had a prophet-president before Brigham Young (–77). The predecessors for each group also bore a resemblance to each other. A name common to both was Joseph—Joseph who was sold into Egypt and the Prophet Joseph Smith (–44). Brigham Young—the modern Moses (see D&C ) 1 —led the Latter-day Saints’ movement west, with the Lord’s blessing (see D&C ).

Moses and Brigham Young followed parallel patterns of governance (see Ex. –21; D&C –3). Brigham Young organized the large group of men, women, and children for an orderly migration to. Brigham Young—American Moses. Brigham Young, second Prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (which church is often misnamed the “Mormon Church”), ranks among the most influential and important historical figures, not just in Mormon history, but also in American history.

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 God.4/5.

Summary Lesson “Brigham Young, A Modern Moses” To the mob, the martyrdom of Joseph Smith was thought to be the end of “Mormonism.” However, a biblical system of succession had been restored.

It was the system God gave in ancient times. The similarity of the mission of Joseph Smith can be compared to Moses. 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 Brand: Harvard University Press.

19th-century Latter Day Saint religious leader For other uses, see Brigham Young (disambiguation). Brigham Young Brigham Young c.

Author: Rrhb. This post is a mini-review of John Turner's Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ). Other reviews, some positive, some less positive, have already appeared on blogs over the past few months.

The editor of the Mormon Studies Review anticipates that a full review of the biography will appear in this December's volume. 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 God/5(54).

Brigham Young Thousands of exhausted, freezing pioneers marching across dozens of inches of snow in the dead of night, their end goal hundreds of miles away, all led by one man: Brigham Young. He wasn't elected or picked to lead the Saints west, he was foreordained to lead them and gained their love and belief in his guidance.

Brigham Young was the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, becoming prophet after the martyrdom of Joseph Smith, Jr. Brigham Young ranks among the most influential and important historical figures not just in Mormon history, but also in American history.

1. Neal A. Maxwell, Lord Increase Our Faith (Salt Lake City, UT: Bookcraft, ), 2. Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, In God’s Image and Likeness: Ancient and Modern Perspectives on the Book of Moses, 4 vols.

(Salt Lake City: Eborn Books, ).For a condensed version of this lengthy commentary, see Jeffrey M. Bradshaw, Temple Themes in the Book of Moses (Salt. Jesus’ teachings that when the Law of Moses was fulfilled we would move on to a higher law did not in any way undermine Moses’ role as a true prophet.

Moses taught God’s law—for that time in history. Each prophet took us a little closer to the fullness of the gospel, but God’s followers had to learn to recognize the difference between.

The great virtue of John G. Turner’s new biography of Brigham Young—the first major study since LDS historian Leonard Arrington’s Brigham Young: American Moses ()—is the author’s. In the Book of Moses, part of the Latter-day Saint scriptural canon known as the Pearl of Great Price, are what the Prophet Joseph Smith entitled “extracts from the prophecy of Enoch.” These scriptures, says the eminent LDS scholar Hugh Nibley, “supply us with the most valuable control yet on the bona fides of the Prophet.Often I find that I am annoyed with the focus of much of Mormon History studies today.

The articles and books published seem to mostly cover the Joseph Smith and Brigham Young eras, along with a bit of the later Utah period, up to the turn of the century. At least, that is my perception.

My perception also sees an emphasis on LDS leaders and on the events at or .“The transfiguration of Brigham Young is a key assertion in this debate[over who was the next divinely appointed prophet]. If the Lord miraculously transfigured Brigham Young’s appearance, Brigham Young was divinely sanctioned as Joseph Smith’s successor.”.

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