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 was led by the Spirit to get off a boat before his scheduled spot and was guided to the Book of Mormon.

The Extraordinary Life of Parley P. Pratt

Jared and Charity did not belong to a church, though they frequently attended various denominations and taught their sons a respect for the Bible and Christian faith. It’s not all “historically accurate”, but what history is, completely? Apr 23, Leta rated it it was amazing. Parley ParkerPublished: The first time through I enjoyed it quite a bit and probably would have given it 5 stars.

Pratt as an Apostle, by Walter Rane. Then I got bored and moved on. The autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt, one of the twelve apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, embracing his life, ministry and travels, with extracts, in prose and verse, from his miscellaneous writings.

Silence, Ye Fiends, by Susan Comish. I enjoyed reading about the struggles and challenges the church praht in the early days through Parley P. Pratt gave his all for the Lord and His Restored Church! I have been visited there by visions of Angels and Spirits, and been delivered by miracles. It made me weep. In February Parley and his family were part of the forced exodus from Illinois.

At a young age Parley faced the religious ferment that bewildered Joseph Smith at about the same time. As you read Parley’s tale you get to feel as if you are sitting right in front of Parley himself while he tells you of his grand adventures back in the time of the ‘s.

I, therefore continued to make and haul rails from the woods. One area of history in which I have felt eager to learn more about but haven’t done so is the history of the establishment and progress of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Historical writings, such as Parley’s autobiography, always give me pause when I think about all that is being left out of the history. He autobuography into the country where he introduced himslef, intending to preach that evening, when a baptist deacon named Hamblin told of s very strange book, translated by the power o God.


Some of the stories were really amazing. Prattplease sign up. During the winter of —50, he led a man expedition to investigate possible settlement sites and natural resources in southern Utah.

Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt (Revised and Enhanced)

While the book was certainly faith promoting fo Strange as it may sound, this book was a clandestine read that I picked up somewhere along the way during my Mormon mission. Items from these collections can be copied into your own private collection. Parley was a fireball. Product Rating No Reviews.

Maurine and Scot, a husband and wife team, have been depicting scenes from Church history for several years. Return to Book Page. In Canada, Parley helped convert several individuals who became some of the first missionaries to England, including John Taylor, later the third President of the Church, and his wife Leonora.

There are many valuable insights that can be gained from this book, two that I remember primarily were 1 Parley after joining the church wound up having to leave his hard established farms several times, A fascinating look through the eyes of Parley Pratt himself into his own extraordinary life.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It fills you with happiness, sadness, and the will to do more.

I have read this book at least 4 times and have loved and appreciated Elder Pratt’s teachings and his life and his example of sticking to his testimony and membership in the Church, even to the giving of his life for it.

His argument is so clear and concise and moving. An amazing read of early days in the Church.

The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt by Parley P. Pratt – Free Ebook

Kimball, a fellow Apostle, blessed Parley with specific promises: Oct 28, Jason rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Often we hear the typical histories of Joseph Smith but since we are focu Takes you to history’s door and lets you slide inside. He was there with the Prophet Joseph Smith when he rebuked the nasty guards with his famous “Silence, ye fiends of the infernal pit.


I look for this with all the certainty with which any person can anticipate anything in the future. In the Church of Jesus Christ, Parley recognized the authority, simplicity, and purity he had long sought.

Takes you to history’s door and lets you slide inside. Every LDS should read this book. I had a hard time with the end of the book, too, as the author died before finishing, and his son was left to stitch together letters and journal entries to account for the remaining four years. Feb 18, Scott rated it really liked it.

Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt by Parley P. Pratt

Parley concluded that the gospel of Jesus Christ had transformed his autoiography life, and he invited his friend to seek out the Church. He suffered hunger and thirst including many bouts of sicknesses but remained steadfast and good heartedly loyal to the principles of goodness and faith.

Tells about them rotting alive and being eaten by maggots and other such vomit-inducing things. That I disagreed with a person’s life choices, or that the person lived a boring life? He served a mission in South America and lived there just to learn Spanish.

While serving a mission in Canada inElder Pratt helped convert several individuals who became some of the first missionaries to England, including John Taylor, who later became the third President of the Church.

Kudos to his family whom he left again and again in answering the call to preach. Parley journeyed the next day palrey the house where the copy of the Book of Mormon lay.

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