Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship:

“Yes, It’s True, But I Don’t Think They Like to Hear it Quite That Way”: What Spencer W. Kimball Told Elaine Cannon

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Interpreter A Journal of Mormon Scripture
Published:
6/7/2019
Specs:
Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
16 pages Saddle-stitched
Category:
Religion
Tags:
church of jesus christ of latter-day saints, debate, Elaine Cannon, lds, Mormonism, Prophets, Revelation, Spencer W. Kimball

Abstract: Elaine Cannon, who was general president of the Young Women some four decades ago, had an interesting conversation with President Spencer W. Kimball in 1978. According to Sister Cannon’s firsthand account, President Kimball revealed important insight into how he thought about himself as the prophet as well as how he thought leaders should talk to the general membership about that topic. Sister Cannon’s report is thus a valuable part of the historical record regarding both Spencer W. Kimball and prophets generally.

Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship: “Yes, ...


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