[PDF] ↠ Your Sister in the Gospel Author Quincy D Newell – Arvoldchiropractic.com

[PDF] ↠ Your Sister in the Gospel  Author Quincy D Newell – Arvoldchiropractic.com Dear Brother, Jane Manning James Wrote To Joseph F Smith In 1903, I Take This Opportunity Of Writing To Ask You If I Can Get My Endowments And Also Finish The Work I Have Begun For My Dead Your Sister In The Gospel, Jane E James A Faithful Latter Day Saint Since Her Conversion Sixty Years Earlier, James Had Made This Request Several Times Before, To No Avail, And This Time She Would Be Just As Unsuccessful, Even Though Most Latter Day Saints Were Allowed To Participate In The Endowment Ritual In The Temple As A Matter Of Course James, Unlike Most Mormons, Was Black For That Reason, She Was Barred From Performing The Temple Rituals That Latter Day Saints Believe Are Necessary To Reach The Highest Degrees Of Glory After Death.A Free Black Woman From Connecticut, James Positioned Herself At The Center Of LDS History With Uncanny Precision After Her Conversion, She Traveled With Her Family And Other Converts From The Region To Nauvoo, Illinois, Where The LDS Church Was Then Based There, She Took A Job As A Servant In The Home Of Joseph Smith, The Founder And First Prophet Of The LDS Church When Smith Was Killed In 1844, Jane Found Employment As A Servant In Brigham Young S Home These Positions Placed Jane In Proximity To Mormonism S Most Powerful Figures, But Did Not Protect Her From The Church S Racially Discriminatory Policies Nevertheless, She Remained A Faithful Member Until Her Death In 1908.Your Sister In The Gospel Is The First Scholarly Biography Of Jane Manning James Or, For That Matter, Any Black Mormon Quincy D Newell Chronicles The Life Of This Remarkable Yet Largely Unknown Figure And Reveals Why James S Story Changes Our Understanding Of American History.

  • Quincy D Newell
  • 19 March 2017
  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages
  • 0199338663
  • Your Sister in the Gospel
Your Sister in the Gospel

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