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Behold the promised land

a history of Afro-American settler society in nineteenth-century Liberia

by Tom W. Shick

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Liberia,
  • Liberia.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Liberia -- History.,
    • African Americans -- Colonization -- Liberia.,
    • Liberia -- History -- To 1847.,
    • Liberia -- History -- 1847-1944.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTom W. Shick.
      SeriesJohn[s] Hopkins studies in Atlantic history and culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT633 .S47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4418788M
      ISBN 100801823099
      LC Control Number79022960

      But behold, when the time cometh that they shall dwindle in unbelief, after they have received so great blessings from the hand of the Lord having been brought by his infinite goodness into this precious land of promise-behold, I say, if the day shall come that they will reject the Holy one of Israel, the true Messiah, their Redeemer and.   The Know. An early covenant promise that the Lord gave to Lehi and his posterity soon after their arrival in the western hemisphere was: “Inasmuch as thy seed shall keep my commandments, they shall prosper in the land of promise” (1 Nephi ; cf. 1 Nephi ).This admonition and promise is repeated throughout the Book of Mormon—that Lehi and his descendants would inherit a “land of.

        It is stated categorically in Isaiah “Thy people also shall be all righteous; they shall inherit the land for ever.” The book of Isaiah concludes with a great prophecy concerning the regathering of Israel as it will be consummated when they are brought from the ends of the earth to the Promised Land in the beginning of the millennium. Promised Land is a great sweeping epic, reminiscent of Leon Uris’ Exodus; a moving story of triumph and tragedy, new love and historic hate, expertly told by a cast of unforgettable characters. Fletcher’s writing is superb and rises to the level of importance that this story demands and deserves.

      "David Stebenne, in his new book, Promised Land, reveals just how complicated and troubled [the recent American past] actually is, and the enormous effort and investment it took to build." —Porchlight Books "Stebenne’s account is well-researched, evenhanded, and illustrated with sketches of the life stories of representative middle-class couples.   The promised land—your promised land—really is there. If you follow the admonition of the Lord, you really will inhabit that rich land and harvest its blessings—milk, honey, and all. Everything you have learned at BYU points toward a land laden with promise, luxuriant in .


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