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Angel Children: Doctrinal Perspectives on the Salvation of Little Children
by Mary V. Hill
After losing her own child, Mary V. Hill had a unique perspective on the doctrine found in Moroni that little children have no need of baptism. In Angel Children Mary presents a careful study of this doctrine by combining scriptures and the words of modern prophets. She offers a close examination of the Savior s love and mercy toward those who die before reaching the age o ...more
Paperback, 90 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Horizon
(first published June 1973)
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The author didn't have a whole lot of original thought in this book, even though it was about her own experience. It's full of a LOT of quotes and article excerpts from talks from general authorities. She piggy backs off of their own thoughts/revelation. I actually felt bad after reading it. My three year old son drowned this past summer and I felt sooooo terrible after reading about how if my husband and I don't live up to every bit of worthiness blah blah blah, then our son will be "adopted" b ...more
This particular book wasn't helpful to me. It seems to be a great book for anyone that has lost a child that has little information about the gospel and the plan of salvation. I would be interested in other people's thoughts about it but would never suggest it to someone I know.