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Title A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Creator Tanner, Annie Clark, 1864-1941
Subject Biography; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Mormons
Subject Local Clark, Ezra Thompson, 1832-1901
Description Written by the oldest child in his second family, the biography of Ezra Thompson Clark is that of a successful pioneer, highly-regarded and devoted family man, and intensely loyal follower of the Mormon church.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West. no. 5
Coverage 1832 - 1901
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 22.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number CT 275 C53 T36 1975
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Topic Mormons; Biography; Polygamy; Frontier and pioneer life
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Date Modified 2011-04-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 061
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK 61 ond home and the devotion of a careful and methodical personality was everywhere apparent in Aunt Susan's home. *Among members of the Church at that time, there was a deep-seated religious conviction that polygamy was or- dained of God for man's salvation in the world beyond. To understand the sincere conviction of this idea, one must know something of the great yearning to know God that prevailed at the time the gospel was restored. There were many religious sects that had their origin at that time. To know the mind and will of God was a very vital question. The Prophet Joseph appeared with the assertion that God had spoken from the heavens. With his admirable per- sonality, it was not surprising that he acquired a great following. Joseph Smith challenged the devotion and Brigham Young the lasting admiration, of Ezra Clark. Mr. Clark admired the daring of the men who could so organize a people and he devoutly believed in their philosophy, which, if complied with would secure and even guarantee eternal glory. Mormonism was a philosophy, too, that excelled in its ability in producing fine character. If we can understand, too, that the great purpose of this life, according to the religions of that time, was to-prepare for the world to come, then the tremendous efforts and sacrifices of people are made understandable. The people were zealously following the teachings which they be- lieved would make secure their eternal salvation in the Kingdom of God. Thus, for example, it was a teaching of the Church at that time, that only by practicing plural marriage could the highest exaltation in God's kingdom be obtained. Men of responsibility in the Church were ad-
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326840