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Salt Lake School of the Prophets, 1867-1883 - (Hardcover)

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Ministerial training was an early goal of Mormonism. The priesthood-led institution called the School of the Prophets, established in Kirtland, Ohio, in 1833, was basically a divinity school for prospective missionaries. However, topics of study included, instead of prophecy and revelation, penmanship, English grammar, arithmetic, philosophy, literature, government, geography, and history. For seven weeks there was even a course in Hebrew, but it was discontinued. Still, it was in this setting that Joseph Smith received his revelation on diet and health and some of the spiritual manifestations associated with the Kirtland temple dedication. Brigham Young re-established the school in the Salt Lake Valley in 1867; his successor, John Taylor, resuscitated it for a while in 1883. Young’s emphasis was theology, first as an appendage to Deseret University, and then as a separate institution. Presented here for the first time are all available minutes for the Utah period.
Number of Pages: 640
Genre: History, Education, Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Christianity, United States, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Signature Books
Book theme: State & Local, West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Language: English
Street Date: September 28, 2018
TCIN: 51402593
UPC: 9781560852346
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-0452
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