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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adding , “ What on earth could be more ideal ? I admire the simplicity of your
mode of living but most of all I was impressed with the fact that in your home there
dwelled the Spirit of the Lord . " 1 Ezra and Flora worked hard to cultivate that
And President McKay had counseled him to assess the spirit of what Eisenhower
had to say . These thoughts were rushing through his mind as the door opened .
He was unprepared for his first impression of Eisenhower . He wrote in his ...
From the midst of eternity , the voice of God , conveyed by the power of the Spirit ,
spoke to his prophet . . . . And we all heard the same voice , received the same
message , and became personal witnesses that the word received was the mind
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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
A Rich Heritage
A Boy from Whitney
Man of the House
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