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In , a young farm boy in search of truth has a vision of God the Father and Jesus Christ Three years later, an angel guides him to an ancient record buried in a hill near his home With God s help, he translates the record and organizes the Savior s church in the latter days Soon others join him, accepting the invitation to become Saints through the Atonement of Jesus Christ But opposition and violence follow those who defy old traditions to embrace restored truths The women and men who join the church must choose whether or not they will stay true to their covenants, establish Zion, and proclaim the gospel to a troubled world The Standard of Truth is the first book in Saints, a new, four volume narrative history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints Fast paced, meticulously researched, Saints recounts true stories of Latter day Saints across the globe and answers the Lord s call to write history for the good of the church, and for the rising generations Doctrine and Covenants The Standard of Truth: 1815–1846

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10 thoughts on “The Standard of Truth: 1815–1846

  1. says:

    I have several friends who have left the Church after learning about aspects of the life of the Prophet Joseph Smith, or the history of the Church that disturbed them This book feels like an attempt to address those issues, and to be up front about them so that people aren t blindsided by them later, or given the impression that the Church is trying to hide something.Being a narrative history it was a quick and easy read, and I can see why it was done th

  2. says:

    Reading as someone who is not a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, I found this book to be a very detailed account of the early years of the Latter day Saints movement As an official Church publication, I suppose one could make the argument that the book is biased in favor of the traditional narrative, but I don t think that really impacts negatively on the book s value as a historical work There s a lot of fascinating history here,

  3. says:

    As a former member of the LDS church who lost his faith largely over issues in LDS history, I find it interesting to put my finger on the pulse of how they are telling their story So, I decided to read this book.First off, the narrative style of this history book is engaging and very readable The personal stories are inspiring and it was nice to see that the church is becomingcomfortable talking about things that have been, well, glossed over in the past Some

  4. says:

    I am shamelessly proud of my Church and the great strides they have made in the publishing of Saints The Standard of Truth This is fantastic history and beautiful prose I have always been an avid reader, my early encounters with Church history weren t positive I remember reading excerpts from Our Heritage in Sunday School and finding it absolutely dry Perhaps I have matured since then, and I do feelinvested in my Church and its history now But I think part of tha

  5. says:

    Awesome bookliterally couldn t put it down I shy away from history books, but Saints 1 is a captivating read despite being history Written in a narrative documentary style, it was quick, interesting, and compelling reading It is a chronological compilation of carefully researched books, papers, and quotes from Joseph Smith and his contemporaries, giving us a rounded view of the gospel that doesn t shy away from thecontroversial moments in early church history it doe

  6. says:

    I just finished reading volume 1 of the church s new book Saints I know Mormon history has been a hot topic for many Latter day Saints, so naturally this book has appeal Let me first start off withTHE GOOD This book is, in my opinion, the very best general audience history that the church has ever published It is far better than earlier works like Our Heritage, Marvelous Work and a Wonder, etc The book is incredibly reader friendly and flows beautifully I give high mar

  7. says:

    The most refreshing thing about the book Saints is that it does not hide the fact that the men and women of the early church were flawed individuals Even though they had been called to some of the Lord s most important work, their human frailties and weaknesses came out over and over again But this didn t stop them or the work The repentant and humble were still allowed to be instruments in the hands of the Lord And their struggle, is OUR struggle Each of us is called to

  8. says:

    4.5I will admit to being very excited about this book when I first heard about it from an editor around a year ago The editor is a very well known and respected Latter day Saint fiction author When she described the scope and effort going into this book series , I thought, awesome.Saints should be read by every member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, like Jesus the Christ Given the dense previous records of church history and how it stops before the global

  9. says:

    Most engaging LDS church history book I ve read, does not skirt thecontroversial parts of the history, while being still faith building.

  10. says:

    I learned a lot about this time period I also had many good feelings So much we just cant comprehend about this time period I m so glad I read this.

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