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Brigham and God (1877)

Thursday, November 20th, 2008
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Brigham Young was not known to be especially humble when discusiing his role in building the Lord’s Kingdom in the Great Basin – nor did he necessarily have need to be. After his death in 1877, there arose a classic story, and although possibly apocryphal, it is nevertheless an appropriate characterization of the church president’s [...]