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The First Mission Of The Twelve Apostles: 1835, Maclane Elon Heward Mar 2013

The First Mission Of The Twelve Apostles: 1835, Maclane Elon Heward

Theses and Dissertations

The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is an administrative and ecclesiastical quorum. The Church, first organized in 1830, did not organize the Quorum of Twelve Apostles until 1835. When it was organized, Joseph Smith outlined the quorum's responsibilities through revelation. The Twelve were assigned two unique and specific responsibilities: to take the gospel to the nations of the earth and to form a traveling high council for the regulating of the Church outside of its stakes. The first opportunity for the Twelve to fulfill their responsibilities was in May 1835 ...


The Home Mission Work Of The Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference: A Description And Evaluation, George Gude May 1991

The Home Mission Work Of The Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference: A Description And Evaluation, George Gude

Doctor of Theology Dissertation

The scope of this dissertation is to describe, analyze, and evaluate the home mission work5of the Evangelical Lutheran Synodical Conference, which was a mission toAfro-Americans.6 The purpose is to expose the various factors which impacted this mission work and either helped or hampered its success. As a result of the study, it is the hope of the author that the church will learn from its past and manage to put fewer obstacles in the path of the Gospel it proclaims.

In making this study of the black mission work of the Synodical Conference, it became apparent to the author ...


An Autonomous Lutheran Church In Canada In A Time Of Rising Nationalism, Roger Ellis Nov 1971

An Autonomous Lutheran Church In Canada In A Time Of Rising Nationalism, Roger Ellis

Master of Divinity Thesis

While this paper is concerned with the historical development of the fellowship discussions among the three church bodies it will be presented here in a cursory fashion for itis not the main intention of this paper to be a history. The LC-C has just commissioned the writing and publishing of a book on this very subject which is now available in paperback, written by the Rev. Albert Schwermann. What this paper will try to demonstrate and say is that the United States is a foreign country, different from Canada, and that in this time of rising nationalism in Canada it ...


An Indian Venture- The History Of Missouri Synod Indian Missions In Michigan And Minnesota, 1840-1868, Walter Schoenfuhs Jun 1955

An Indian Venture- The History Of Missouri Synod Indian Missions In Michigan And Minnesota, 1840-1868, Walter Schoenfuhs

Master of Sacred Theology Thesis

It is the purpose of this thesis to record the history of this Lutheran endeavor giving particular emphasis to the period of 1853 to 1868, a time or heroic efforts and sad disappointments.


The Life And Work Of Georg Ernest Christian Ferdinand Sievers, August Sueflow May 1947

The Life And Work Of Georg Ernest Christian Ferdinand Sievers, August Sueflow

Master of Sacred Theology Thesis

It is the purpose of this paper to find out by what process or development the Missouri Synod began to do its work among people of other tongues. When one pages through the old issues of the Lutheraner or Synodal Berichte, he certainly is not swept away by the wave of enthusiasm that the members of Synod expressed in favor of doing mission work.