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Paperback, 237 pages
Published 2001 by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Oct 26, 2014 Dad rated it really liked it
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This is a good priesthood manual that I am storing in my main bookshelf. It was great of the Church to compile each president's messages and some instances from their lives.
Pres. Taylor was the third president of the Church and actually died in Kaysville, Utah, west of the school I taught at for 27 years of my life. I went to the spot and home several times. There is a monument there commemorating it.
John Taylor was in the room where Joseph Smith was martyred in 1844.
Daniel Clark
Jul 28, 2014 Daniel Clark rated it it was amazing
Excellent book. This devout Mormon prophet spent the last few years of his life in exile while the government was after him for his views on and practice of marriage. Funny that 200 years later the same government is changing its own views about what marriage is. This man, in spite of persecutions, believed all men to be free to live according to their best knowledge. He imparts some if his knowledge in this book, which is a well edited compilation. He states, "If men will divest themselves of b ...more
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Dec 02, 2014 Elaine rated it really liked it
I am amazed at the strength of character John Taylor had. I appreciate his forthrightness. I like the comment that he was not the kind of guy that you'd wrestle in fun, he was too majestic for that. It gave me some insight into the kind of man he was.
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Chapters 5 and 6 are really good. I am a personal witness that the doctrine within--as well as all of the book in this Gospel Library series--is true. But this particular point of doctrine I have recently come to know better than anything in this world.
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Another of my all time favorite books to read, I will NEVER be doen reading this book and it was meant to just be a manual...
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Did not know much about this Prophet, so it was interesting to learn about him.
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