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David O. McKay and the rise of modern Mormonism

Author: Gregory A Prince; Wm Robert Wright
Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses primarily on the years of McKay's presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during some of the most turbulent times in American and world history.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: David O McKay; David O McKay; David Oman McKay
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory A Prince; Wm Robert Wright
ISBN: 0874808227 9780874808223
OCLC Number: 57311904
Description: xx, 490 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Prophet and man --
Revelation and prophecy --
Free agency and tolerance --
Blacks, civil rights, and the priesthood --
Ecumenical outreach --
Radio and television broadcasting --
Correlation and church administration --
The education program --
The building program --
The missionary program --
Temple building --
Confrontation with communism --
Politics and the church --
An international church --
Final years --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Gregory A. Prince and Wm. Robert Wright.
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"This book will be invaluable to any student of LDS Church history wanting to know the factors behind the great changes that took place in the church over the past half-century." J. Alan Blodget, Read more...

 
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