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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But Parley followed a prompting to disembark prematurely at Newark, autobiogralhy Thankful traveled on to their final destination. He was blessed with a poetic mind, a romantic spirit, and an engaging style, and his voluminous writings ensured that the Latter-day Saint message received an eloquent defense. Just a few weeks after his own baptismhe baptized his younger brother Orson.

That I disagreed with a person’s life choices, or that the person lived a boring life? During the winter of —50, he led a man expedition to investigate possible settlement sites and natural resources in southern Utah.

I, therefore continued to make and haul rails from the woods. I enjoyed reading about the struggles and challenges the church faced in the early days through Parley P.

Embarkation of the Saints at Liverpool, by Ken Baxter. More though, he lived through a life and a time worth writing about. He is buried at Fine Springs, Arkansas. Pratt by Parley P.

Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt (Revised and Enhanced)

Elder Orson Pratt, May 09, Nate Bringhurst rated it it was amazing. I have been visited there by visions of Angels and Spirits, and been delivered by miracles. I loved this book – I reserve my 5s for books I think everyone should read. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, although I got the sense that there was a lot left out. It’s fascinating to learn about what happened through his eyes, and to see how he interpreted it all.


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His was truly an exciting life although I can see how he could have been paroey lonely since he was always leaving his wife s wutobiography children to preach to Loved it! Refresh and try again. Parley shared his religious views with her and asked her to marry him.

Unfortunately, civil unrest, restrictive laws against non-Catholic religions, struggles with the language, the death of an infant son, and lack of adequate funds cut short this early effort.

Aug 07, Connie rated it it was amazing Shelves: I loved the first part of the book when it talked about the beginnings of the church. I wanted to learn autobiotraphy about individual personalities and events that can only be learned from a record like Parley P.

This helped ensure that Brigham Young, not Rigdon, would become the next leader of the Church. What’s not to like? You get a good feel for how he saw the world. In his missionary labors throughout his life, Parley turned instinctively to writing and publishing.

Surely one of Joseph’s greatest successes must have been find such self motivated leaders to keep the church going around him and after him. Parley’s personal story is truly fascinating. Pratt has autobiogdaphy a fascinating look into the events that shaped the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They add to the history of Mormonism in general, but not neccessarily to Parley’s personal history.


Having not been there I don’t know if there were parts of his life left out. Pratt would be surprised and dismayed to see what the one true church has become years later. From toElder Pratt served a mission in England with other Apostles.

Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt by Parley P. Pratt

The center of Church membership quickly shifted from New York to Ohio. A few chapters from the end it switches from being written smoothly, like you’d expect of an autobiography, to being simply journal entries. In June Parley learned of the assassination of his beloved Prophet. After he was murdered, I don’t say “martyred” as most Mormons do; you’ll see palrey if you read what actually happened his son finished the memoir.

The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt by Parley P. Pratt

Thankful would be healed and would give birth to a son, their first after nine years of marriage, and Parley would fulfill a mission in Canada which would serve as a stepping-stone for the gospel to be taken to England. Open Preview See patley Problem? Pratt By Matthew J. My favorite must be the one about ‘stu boy”.