Ezra Taft Benson: A Biography
Deseret Book Company, 1987 - 565 Seiten
Ezra Taft Benson (1899- ) was born in Whitney, Idaho to George Taft Benson, Jr. and Sarah Sophia Dunkley. He was the great-grandson of LDS Apostle Ezra T. Benson (1811-1869). During his active and impressive career, Benson has been a farmer, businessman, Secretary of Agriculture during the Eisenhower administration as well as a General Authority in the LDS Church. In 1943 Ezra Taft Benson was was called into the Quorum of Twelve Apostles by Heber J. Grant. At the death of Spencer W. Kimball in 1986, Ezra Taft Benson became the thirteenth President of the LDS Church. He and his wife, Flora Smith Amussen (1901-1992) were the parents of six children.
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He continued to tract , to teach , to conduct conferences , and to exhort the Saints
. His preaching was evidently effective , for even many years later some British
Saints were referring to him as " our Benson . " On November 2 , 1923 , Elder ...
hands with everyone — some of the Saints getting in line two and three times . 5
As he did throughout Europe , Elder Benson pronounced many blessings - on
women whose husbands were missing , on children , on many who were on the ...
Repeatedly he counseled the Saints to " make the study of the Book of Mormon a
lifetime pursuit . " While perhaps many Latter - day Saints didn ' t realize how
frequent President Benson ' s admonitions on this subject had been , others did .
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - markbstephenson - LibraryThing
This and Ezra Taft Benson's own Crossfire: the Eight Years with Eisenhower explain why I will never be a Democrat, though I like and admire many Democrats. An outstanding biography of much-maligned but very good man. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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