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Amasa Mason Lyman, Mormon apostle and apostate : a study in dedication

Author: Edward Leo Lyman
Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : English
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The early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is filled with fascinating characters, but few led a more tumultuous life than Amasa Lyman. Author Edward Leo Lyman chronicles Amasa Lyman's life and interactions with Mormon history with an honesty true to his ancestor's freethinking spirit.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Amasa M Lyman
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Leo Lyman
ISBN: 9780874809404 0874809401
OCLC Number: 294998495
Description: xvi, 646 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Development of a disciple, 1832-1837 --
The emergence of a young church leader--and friend of the Prophet --
Loss of the Prophet and transition to new leadership in Nauvoo --
Travel and settlement planting in the West, amid further adaptations in church governance --
Supporting leadership on the plains, at Salt Lake City, and missions to California, 1848-1851 --
San Bernardino : a tribute to Amasa's leadership --
The Utah War and Lyman's ministry in southern Utah, 1857-1860 --
European mission and doctrinal developments --
Sidelined : Lyman's gradually diminished apostolic role, 1863-1867 --
Years of alienation, 1867-1870 --
Era of rebellion, 1870-1872 --
Last years, 1872-1877.
Responsibility: Edward Leo Lyman.

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The early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is filled with fascinating characters, but few led a more tumultuous life than Amasa Lyman. Author Edward Leo Lyman chronicles Amasa Lyman's life and interactions with Mormon history with an honesty true to his ancestor's freethinking spirit.

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