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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First , that Ezra Taft Benson , like his predecessors , is indeed a prophet of God . I
have learned that , truly , man ' s ways are not God ' s ways , and that at times we
must be willing to listen to and be directed by a higher voice than our own .
President Benson traveled with President Kimball to Japan in October 1980 for
dedication of the Tokyo Temple and was thrilled that the prophet ' s voice and
health grew stronger as the services went on . But by the end of 1980 , the
On Tuesday , February 26 , 1980 , he delivered what President Oaks called a “
landmark address " and what others described as " a classic " at a BYU
devotional assembly . In a message on “ Fourteen Fundamentals in Following the
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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
A Rich Heritage
A Boy from Whitney
Man of the House
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