The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt is the posthumous autobiography of Latter Day Saint apostle Parley P. Pratt. It was compiled from Pratt’s writings. The autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt, one of the twelve apostles of the Church of Jesus by Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), Mormon Literature Sampler: Biography. The Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt. A complete version of this work is currently online here.
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He went on countless missions, mostly at inconvenient times but he dedicated all his time and energy to preaching and defending the Gospel.
Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt
Pratt’s life, focusing primarily on his service in the kingdom. I’m a hugh fan of Parley and I enjoyed reading about his life from his point of view. Feb 18, Scott rated it really liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Whether he be telling of the time he ran 10 miles to patley reunited with his supposedly dead brother, or the time he slept in a small shack that he built for himself to last through the winter, you won’t be disappointed, for each story of his is an exciting story that will keep you reading and reading and reading.
Parley is a character, and his writing is fun. Search this index Full-text Catalog. Parley provided crucial leadership in the trek to the Salt Lake Valley and in the early exploration of Utah.
They add to the history of Mormonism in general, but not neccessarily to Parley’s personal history. He went many times without purse or script across vast distances to preach the Gospel. EVERY time he traveled on a boat he called it a long and tedious journey.
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He brought many hundreds of souls to the knowledge of Christ and his teachings. He says he finds it hard to believe that intelligent people can’t see the difference between polygamy and adultry.
One powerful section of the book that I found particularly interesting described Pratt’s calling to be an apostle and the charge given him to go forth and preach the gospel. Oct 28, Jason rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Find in a library. It would have been really parleg to watch him as a missionary. I’m not going to go into polygamy one way or the other, but I just thought it was interesting that he was having a hard time seeing why others would have a hard time with it.
What a well rounded person. Reading this book gives me a better appreciation for the early pioneers and leaders of the LDS church. It’s worth reading the account of Pratt’s aurobiography death, but my five star rating is based entirely on Parley’s own portion of the book. Parley was comfortable with various literary genres and wrote poetry, fiction, hymns, short essays, and expansive books.
But the auyobiography important thing is that there is no doubt that Parley Aurobiography.
Parley shared his religious views with her and asked her to marry him. Overall, a very enjoyable and worthwhile read. Oct 29, Italy rated it liked it.
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Parley’s autobiography is a worthy addition to my Thousander list. I would have liked to know about his relationships with his wives and children.
I enjoyed the first bit of this journal of my third great grandfather. Jesus the Christ Book on CD. Parley traveled to many different settings and most of the time he tells he had to travel on foot, he states.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Parley journeyed the next day to the house where the copy of the Book of Mormon lay.
Aug 08, Nathalie S rated it really liked it. Parley became a religious seeker, beginning a serious study of the scriptures at age This has to be one of my favorite Church history books.