The Great Apostasy Talmage Pdf

Nowadays, with the benefit of bette Most Mormons would be surprised I gave this book a two, but the book suffers from a few problems, most notably a huge reliance on Protestant historical propaganda. Sell on Amazon Start a Selling Account. This review follows somewhat the format this book is written in. To my mind, either one is probably a good introduction, and I don't regret having read both.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. For example, Talmage spends some time describing how the apostasy began as a falling from the church, which eventually translated into the falling of the church.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. His career in the Church was upward and onward from the time of his baptism. He quotes extensively from major historians and demonstrates he has done his This is another book that took me awhile to get around to reading, but was worth it and I wished I read it awhile ago.

Talmage explains the great apostasy in such a simple and straight forward way. Touches on the history of the Roman Catholic Church, origin of many Protestant churches, and their apostasy, their admitted lack of authority, and their inconsistency with scripture. Nowadays, with the benefit of better historical research by parties that attempt neutrality we have a better idea of the historical apostasy. As I observe chang Excellent logical and chronological review of the apostasy.

The third and final problem here is that Talmage believes the doctrine of the Trinity to be a later creation. When the lectures upon which the book is based were delivered, Talmage would have had a very difficult time getting hold of pro-Catholic works. Later, a room was set aside in the Salt Lake Temple where Elder Talmage could concentrate on his writing.

Talmage was born in in Berkshire England, where he grew up and then joined the Church. Old fashioned but it gave me some alternate sources if I ever have the time or the talent. It's clear that an apostasy happened and that a restoration of the true church of Christ was necessary.

The Great Apostasy by James E. Talmage

He quotes extensively from major historians and demonstrates he has done his research. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Despite the lack of evidence for his previous thesis, Talmage doesn't seem to be concerned at all, chicago manual pdf and continues to push for this somehow representing his Great Apostasy. However this book is highly recommended for an increased understanding of the secular facts proving the great apostasy.

He claims that persecution killed the strong members of the church, forced the weak to flee, and put the unworthy in positions of honour. Helpful for missionaries and investigators. Your email address will not be published. Smith, assisted by his counselors and members of the Council of the Twelve. In he married Mary May Booth.

Although much of the territory is similar - according to my faded memory of the former - they are not identical. Paperback Verified Purchase.

The next section discusses disputes in the church and its persecution. What is wrong with this is Talmage's assumption that John is primarily Hellenistic, when in fact the noted Anglican scholar N. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

The Vitality of Mormonism James E. Key to the Science of Theology. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

Product Description

Considering the depth of research that this book has, combined with this being a rather awful edition, it is hopefully headed to literary oblivion. Anyone who is looking for the truth in religion should read this book. Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He's a published writer and I'm not so what do I know.

Navigation menu

Buying Options

How the Nicean Creed came about, scripture reading forbidden, revolts against the churches, the reformers as well as establishment of Christ's original church. This book talked about what happened with the church Christ created when He living and what happened to it after His death. On that basis, this book is a miserable failure. Most Mormons would be surprised I gave this book a two, but the book suffers from a few problems, most notably a huge reliance on Protestant historical propaganda.

An interesting exploration of what happened to the primitive church and where the authority of Christ might be today. History of Joseph Smith by His Mother. Many historical facts are presented as evidence of the loss of the authority of heaven on earth. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Lectures on Faith Joseph Smith, Jr.

Let it not be concluded that through the night of the universal apostasy, long and dark as it was, God had forgotten the world. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is another book that took me awhile to get around to reading, but was worth it and I wished I read it awhile ago.

See a Problem

This book is a bit heavy for most casual readers. Talmage establishes the fact that the authority of the Church, established by Jesus Christ, has not continued in unbroken succession. Near his home was a single-plank bridge across a ditch.

Talmage goes through external reasons why the Church drifted from its initial goals persecution, wars, destruction, etc. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The problem with this thesis is quickly made manifold. For the most part, his work can be surmised as an attack against all things Catholic, as opposed to a historical analysis. It is a lot of information for such a small book, but you come away feeling very satisfied.

It captures your attention and it is hard to put down once you get started. Talmage then goes on to an inane discussion of Biblical prophecy. His page book, Jesus the Christ, was published in and has been reprinted several times since then. Key to the Science of Theology Parley P. Nero and the chapters concerning the inquisition of impossing Christianity upon the world were particularly interesting, and I read these chapters several times through.