Published July 1997
by Horizon Pub & Dist Inc .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||178|
AFTER THE MARTYRDOM Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Manufacturer: Cedar Fort, Inc. This book is a well-prepared, highly readable, carefully documented explanation of many little-known events in the era following the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith. It spans the period from J , when Joseph and Hyrum were slain, to Decem , when Joseph Smith III, the last living child of Joseph and Emma, passed away. After the Martyrdom What Happened to the Family of Joseph Smith? Jerald R. Johansen Spanning from the Prophet Joseph's death to the death of his son Joseph Smith III in , this engaging book sheds light on an often hazy period in Church history. With a detailed discussion of the Reorganized faction as well as an honest look at the. This volume features articles on succession in Church leadership, the passing of the mantle from Joseph to Brigham, two years of hostility and distrust after the Martyrdom, a declaration of the Twelve regarding Apostolic succession, and a review of a book on the subject.
"After the Bible itself, no book so profoundly influenced early Protestant sentiment as the Book of Martyrs. Even in our time it is still a living force. It is more than a record of persecution. It is an arsenal of controversy, a storehouse of romance, as well as a source of edification.". Martyrdom of Rawlins White Rawlins White was by his calling and occupation a fisherman, living and continuing in the said trade for the space of twenty years at least, in the town of Cardiff, where he bore a very good name amongst his neighbors. Remember when this book was all anyone could talk about anywhere, for several months after its publication? Back then, when the nation was reeling after the Columbine High School shooting, it was a poignant and emotional book that contained quite a bit of insight about one of the victims, Cassie Bernall, and the martyr she apparently became/5(). The concept of “martyrdom” as applied to the Saints and Blessed martyrs should be understood, in conformity with Benedict XIV’s teaching, as “voluntaria mortis perpessio sive tolerantia propter Fidem Christi, vel alium virtutis actum in Deum relatum” (De Servorum Dei beatificatione et Beatorum canonizatione, Prato , book III.
Title page of John Foxe's Book of Martyrs, Edition. Public Domain. Foxe’s Book of Martyrs went through three more editions in Foxe’s lifetime (, , ). After his death, the book underwent at least ten significant abridgments, revisions, and improvements. The ideal of martyrdom did not originate with the Christian church; it was inspired by the passive resistance of pious Jews during the Maccabean revolt (— B.C.). The Voice of the Martyrs is an American nondenominational ministry serving persecuted Christians in restricted and hostile countries around the world through fellowship, prayer, bibles and resources. Voices of the Martyrs AD 33 – Today is their story and your Christian heritage. In the 16th century, English preacher John Foxe created what would later be called the "second most important book in history" after the Bible: Foxe’s Book of Martyrs.