Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Ohio and Upper Canada LDS History

Book:  Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History, Volume 6:
Ohio and Upper Canada (Soft Cover Book)

Ohio became the first gathering place for the Saints in this
dispensation when the Lord declared, "A commandment I give unto the
church, that it is expedient in me that they should assemble together
at the Ohio" (D&C 37:3). Members of the Church in New York responded
to this command by gathering in and around Kirtland, Ohio, where the
Lord promised that He would give them His law and endow them with
power. Revelation was abundant and sometimes accompanied by the Lord's
presence. Almost half the revelations in the Doctrine and Covenants
were received in Ohio.

Soon, stretching northward into Canada, the message of the restored
gospel reached the homes of John Taylor, Mary Fielding, and other
early converts. This book also tells the story of journalist and
political activist William Lyon Mackenzie and his interest in the

Contributors are Richard E. Bennett, David F. Boone, Richard O. Cowan,
H. Dean Garrett, William Goddard, Steven C. Harper, Daniel H. Olsen,
Craig James Ostler, Kip Sperry, Dennis A. Wright, and Helen K. Warner

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