Carl Christian Anton Christensen

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
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Title Carl Christian Anton Christensen
Description follow suit, went unheeded until Missionary George P Dykes patiently taught him the gospel principles. He was baptized 26 September 1850, and recorded, "I felt I was bom again" and immediately became a zealous Missionary. He continued his art classes, and his teacher counseled him to create national art that would exemplify the traditions and cultural history of his nation. This is exemplified in his art. CCA graduated as a journeyman artist in 1853. He was called to serve a mission and was ordained a priest in 1853. This was an enjoyable experience and he was successful, despite hostility threats CCA revised the Scandinavian hymn book. He developed the gift of poetry, then composed words and music for additional songs. He had a delightful sense of humor that was conveyed in his poetry He was ordained an elder and planned to immigrate to "Zion." These plans were halted when he was called to serve a mission in Norway in November 1853. No protection was afforded the missionaries, and he and his companions spent some time in jail. While imprisoned, CCA studied gospel principles and composed poetry that he wrote on the prison walls. The young missionaries won the admiration of the jailors and were treated with respect. A district magistrate was converted and loaned money to CCA to leave for America CCA fell in love with Norway, and with one of its fair daughters, Elise Rosalie Haarbye. He had baptized Elise and her 94
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326396
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