By Laura S. Jeffrey
the 10 americans profiled during this e-book will not be wide-spread to a couple humans, yet their innovations definitely are.
Today, we take with no consideration units equivalent to televisions, microchips, lasers, or even the great Soaker water gun. in the final 100 years within the usa, artistic members similar to these brought during this publication have driven know-how past the goals of quite a few years ago.
Each of those inventors all started with an idea for bettering a few element of lifestyles. via ingenuity, exertions, and ability, they made their rules a reality.
Includes profiles of William Lear, Philo Farnsworth, Beatrice Kenner, Gertrude Belle Elion, Gordon Gould, Charles Ginsburg, Robert Shurney, Jack Kilby, Stephanie Kwolek and Lonnie Johnson.
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Unlike their homestead near Emma’s parents, the Whitmer farm offered Joseph the solitude and focus he needed to complete the translation. The Whitmer family quickly became enthusiastic supporters of Joseph’s translation work. As they neared the end of their work on the plates, Joseph once again had to confront Harris’s loss of 116 manuscript pages. After praying for guidance concerning how best to handle these lost pages, Joseph reportedly received a revelation that he was not to retranslate this particular portion of the plates.
Joseph offered his followers not only a new word from God, but a restored priestly authority to administer God’s sacraments and govern his restored church on earth. Joseph also attracted followers through his thoroughly democratic and egalitarian message. He decried those who became rich at the cost of the poor around them. 11 The lowliest workman or migrant farmer found himself eligible for baptism and then ordination into a ministry of significance. 12 The theme of equality appears constantly throughout the Book of Mormon, a fact that is well exemplified by characters such as the Nephite King Benjamin who asks his people: “Are we not all beggars?
Joseph also attracted followers through his thoroughly democratic and egalitarian message. He decried those who became rich at the cost of the poor around them. 11 The lowliest workman or migrant farmer found himself eligible for baptism and then ordination into a ministry of significance. 12 The theme of equality appears constantly throughout the Book of Mormon, a fact that is well exemplified by characters such as the Nephite King Benjamin who asks his people: “Are we not all beggars? 14 Holy Writ or Humbug?