Shelfari edited the description of The Essential James E. Talmage Thursday, August 6, 2009.
The Essential James E. Talmage celebrates one of MormonismÂ’s preeminent theologians. Elder Talmage served as an apostle for twenty-two years and wrote such widely-known books as The Great Apostasy and The House of the Lord. He was a serious scientist, with his own thoughts on evolution and th antiquity of human bings. In this volume he tells his owns story through selected lectures and journal entries featuring his views on science and religion and the theological discussions theat preceded The Articles of Faith and Jesus the Christ. His counsel that church members stay "up-to-date" is reflected in his own writing. Selections in this volume include: The Earth and Man The Eternity of Sex The Kingdoms of God and the Kingdom of Heaven The Methods and Motives of Science the Son of Man An Unusual Accompaniment to a Baptism