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An Analysis Of Twelve Speeches Of Parley Parker Pratt, Mormon Orator, Morris M. Clinger Jan 1946

An Analysis Of Twelve Speeches Of Parley Parker Pratt, Mormon Orator, Morris M. Clinger

Theses and Dissertations

The chief purpose of this investigation is to determine the elements of speech style, the motive appeals, and the use of the elements of interest which play the most characteristic roles in twelve of Parley P. Pratt's sermons. While all the speeches that Pratt delivered have not been studied, since there are likely hundreds of them of which we have no record, it is thought that this study is sufficiently broad to warrant the conclusions that the writer has drawn.

A brief biography is included as a part of this study that a better understanding of the man might ...


A Historical Study Of The Exploration Of Utah Valley And The Story Of Fort Utah, Ray C. Colton Jan 1946

A Historical Study Of The Exploration Of Utah Valley And The Story Of Fort Utah, Ray C. Colton

Theses and Dissertations

The exploration of Utah Valley and the history of Fort Utah is the story of the conquest and colonization of the American frontier. Discovered in the days of Western expansion, the Valley was identified with the principal factors in the development of the Intermountain West. It heard the chant of the gray robed Franciscan priests, became a favorite haunt of the trail blazing fur trapper and trader, was the site of the ancient rendezvous of the Indian, saw the gold seekers trudge wearily on to California, and with the founding of Fort Utah served as the springboard of Southern Utah ...


A Study Of The Book Of Abraham, Charles Edward Haggerty Jan 1946

A Study Of The Book Of Abraham, Charles Edward Haggerty

Theses and Dissertations

That the many elements affecting this book may be studied, it is the purpose of this thesis:
1. To give the essentials points in the history of the Book of Abraham;
2. To present certain problems dealing with the translation;
3. To review certain criticisms and apologetics of the book;
4. To ascertain its major teachings – historical, theological and philosophical.