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Explores the founding of the Latter-Day Saints by Joseph Smith, their persecution, the migration west led by Brigham Young, the church"s legacy, and its present role in society.

StatementCarol Rust Nash.
SeriesIn American history
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LC ClassificationsBX8611 .N37 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL373878M
ISBN 100894909886
LC Control Number98035588
OCLC/WorldCa39523021

: The Mormon Trail and the Latter-Day Saints in American History (): Nash, Carol Rust: Books4/5(1). Author Carol Rust Nash traces the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, sometimes referred to as the Mormon Church.

Examining the Church's roots in the vision of fourteen-year-old Joseph Smith, the book follows the Church through its years of persecution and its search for a place where its members could live in peace/5(3). Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexPages: In the earlys, the Mormon Church--or The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as it's formally called--was founded when a young man named Joseph Smith, not even twenty years old, produced a book he said had been translated with divine help from an ancient record found buried on a hill near his family's New York by: 2.

The Mormon trail and the Latter-day Saints in American history. [Carol Rust Nash] -- Explores the founding of the Latter-Day Saints by Joseph Smith, their persecution, the migration west led by Brigham Young, the church's legacy, and its present role in society. On 26 March, the Book of Mormon was published for the first time.

On 6 April, the Church of Christ (Latter Day Saints) was founded and in October, Sidney Rigdon joined the church. The First Presidency was founded by Joseph and his two counselors. On 27 February, the Word of Wisdom was revealed to Joseph.

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All along the Mormon trail, and during the years that the pioneers traversed this great trek west, hundreds of Saints of all ages, especially the young and elderly, died from hunger, cold, sickness, disease, and exhaustion.

1 Countless stories have been told and recorded of the trials and tribulations of the Mormon pioneers. Nevertheless, the Saints remained Author: Rachel Bruner. Mormon Trail, in U.S. history, the route taken by Mormons from Nauvoo, Ill., to the Great Salt Lake in what would become the state of Utah.

After Mormon leader Joseph Smith was murdered by a mob inchurch members realized that their settlement at Nauvoo was becoming increasingly untenable. Mormons are a religious group that embrace concepts of Christianity as well as revelations made by their founder, Joseph Smith. They primarily belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or LDS, which is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and has more than 15 million members worldwide.

The Mormons or Latter Day Saints, have had as much effect as any. young religion has. However, they have sparked a little more. controversy due to their new doctrine; The Book of Mormon. The Mormon Religion, also known as the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, was founded on April 6,by Joseph Smith.

Joseph Smith had had visions as a teenager and in proclaimed that an angel had showed him buried gold plates which he then transcribed into the Book of Mormon. The Mormon Trail by Landau, Elaine. Publication date Explores the history of the Latter-Day Saints and the Mormon migration to the American west Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Time to leave Nauvoo -- On the road -- Moving on -- Arrival -- To find out more -- Important words Pages: In the Beginning.

According to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the Garden of Eden in which God placed Adam and Eve is located in Jackson County, Missouri, near the town of : American Experience.

Christ of Latter Day Saints (L.D.S.) did not fit this profile, and their exodus in search of a “promised land” is one of the epic stories of the American experience. The L.D.S.

church was organized on April 6, by Joseph Smith in upstate New York. The new religion was based on visions Smith claimed to.

Official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Find messages of Christ to uplift your soul and invite the Spirit. President Nelson. Receive Guidance from the Lord by Hearing Him New Book of Mormon Video Available.

Come, Follow Me: My Favorite Scripture. Church Cancels Treks and Pageants. Saints at Devil’s Gate: Landscapes along the Mormon Trail Laura Allred Hurtado and Byron C. Andreasen Salt Lake City, UT: The Church Historian’s Office Press, Catalog to accompany an exhibition of the same name at the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City.

The exhibition is free and open to the public and runs through August The following books and Internet sites also good places to find trail maps, histories, and other information: Mormon Trail Wiki page emphasizing strategies and records for finding immigrant ancestors, and connecting migration pathways.

Historical Atlas of Mormonism cited fully in Latter-day Saint Colonization. Kimball, Stanley B. Discovering Mormons Trails: New York to. Latter-Day Saints. The doctrine, beliefs, culture, history, and worship of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the official Mormon church.

Mormon Trail. The Mormon Trail is the trail that was traveled by nea members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or Mormon Church) between the years of and The trail covers 1, miles from Nauvoo, Illinois, to Salt Lake City, Utah.

A Brief History. The story of the Mormon Trail is rooted in the beginnings of a unique American religion.

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Inyear-old Joseph Smith announced that he had unearthed a set of golden plates, inscribed with the tenants of God’s true church. Smith said that he had been directed to the plates by an angel named Moroni.

Best Mormon History Books This is not a list for theological texts, such as the Book of Mormon. All Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints,New Edition by. Leonard J.

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Arrington. really liked it avg rating — ratings. The Mormon Experience book. Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The best history of the Latter-day Saints addressed to a gene /5. Mormon history is largely a repeating pattern: LDS members form an insular community somewhere, buy and sell principally with each other and dominate the local economy and political scene, followed by harassment and violence from the area’s prior residents, leading to guerrilla warfare and the expulsion of the Mormons to a new territory, where it all started again.

american born religion. founded by joseph smith in ny. smith had angel appear-given 2 golden plates-translated into book of morom. CLS/Church of Latter Day Saints. attractive to americans-believe Jesus reappeared in a w/ native americans (lost tribe).

gains following. upsets ppl. polygamy. openly trained militia. move several times bc persecuted. smith arrested. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church or, informally, the Mormon Church) is a Christian restorationist church that is considered by its followers to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.

In Fayette, New York, Joseph Smith, founder of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, organizes the Church of Christ during a meeting with a small group of believers. Born in Vermont. Saints at Devil’s Gate: Landscapes along the Mormon Trail Reviewer Herman du Toit This sumptuously produced exhibition catalog was published by the Church Historian's Press, an imprint of the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Mormon Trail: Yesterday and Today By William E. Hill Part history, part resource book, part guide, and part photographic essay, The Mormon Trail Yesterday and Today is a reference for readers of all ages who are interested in the Mormon trek west.

Driven from their home in Nauvoo, Illinois, Mormons, under the leadership of Brigham Young, began in their. One historian, who isn't Mormon himself, calls this martyrdom "without parallel" in American history. There was no retaliation from the Latter-day Saints. Instead, led by Brigham Young, they fled again, this time all the way to what is now Utah, founding Salt Lake : Kathy Benjamin.

Book Review: Saints at Devil’s Gate: Landscapes along the Mormon Trail by Spunky Published Janu Updated February 5, Saints at Devil’s Gate: Landscapes along the Mormon Trail is a book atypical. The Community of Christ, known from to as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), is an American-based international church, and is the second-largest denomination in the Latter Day Saint movement.

The church reportsmembers in 1, congregations in 59 countries.68% of Utah residents are baptized members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church).

Approximately % of .Today, Latter Day Saints view Joseph and Hyrum as martyrs. In a series of church-sanctioned essays released in October ofthe Mormon Church acknowledged for the first time that Smith had between 30 and 40 wives during his time as leader. Broken up over the deaths, the council chose Brigham Young as their leader and decided to move westward.