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Book review: New book nicely supplements lessons about President Lorenzo Snow

By Becky Wright

For the Deseret News

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 2 2013 5:30 a.m. MST

Editor’s note: Mormon Times is highlighting two new books on President Lorenzo Snow, the fifth president of the LDS Church, whose teachings will be the topic of study in Relief Society and Melchizedek priesthood quorums in 2013.

"THE READY RESOURCE FOR RELIEF SOCIETY: Teachings of Presidents of the Church — Lorenzo Snow," by Trina Boice, Cedar Fort, $12.99, 146 pages (nf)

Trina Boice has created a masterpiece about LDS Church President Lorenzo Snow.

"The Ready Resource for Relief Society: Teachings of Presidents of the Church — Lorenzo Snow," is a one-stop search reference for anything you could possibly need to assist with teaching a lesson in Rel.

Included in the book that is designed to go hand-in-hand with the "Teachings of Presidents of Church — Lorenzo Snow" are hymn suggestions, church art photo suggestions with the reference numbers included, quotes from LDS Church leaders including the prophets, object lessons, even printouts that are designed to be handout reminders.

There are suggestions for videos to be viewed, church magazine articles that tie in with the topic, messages on LDS.org and more. There are also suggestions with contact information for possible Relief Society service projects.

Not only is this book the ultimate in lesson help, but it is a excellent resource for personal study.

The book is a spiritually uplifting and enjoyable read in addition to being a wonderful trove of information.

For a Relief Society leader or teacher, it will be an excellent reference.

Another book about President Lorenzo Snow

"Latter Leaves in the Life of Lorenzo Snow," by Dennis B. Horne

Recently released books about the Doctrine and Covenants

"How We Got the Book of Mormon" by Richard E. Turley Jr. and William M. Slaughter

"The Essential Doctrine and Covenants Companion"by Mary Jane Woodger

"Doctrine and Covenants Reference Companion" by Dennis Largey, general editor, and Larry E. Dahl, senior editor

"400 Questions about the Doctrine and Covenants" by Susan Easton Black

"Dews of Heaven: Answers to Life's Questions from the Doctrine and Covenants" by Breck England

"Exploring the First Vision," edited by Samuel Alonzo Doges and Steven C. Harper

"The Savior in Kirtland" by Karl Ricks Anderson

"Little-Know Stories about the Doctrine and Covenants" by Dan Baker

"You Shall Have My Word: Exploring the Text of the Doctrine & Covenants: the 41st Annual Brigham Young University Sidney Symposium"

"Doctrine and Covenants Encyclopedia: Revised Edition," by Hoyt W. Brewster Jr.

Becky Robinette Wright is a freelance writer and photographer who lives in Virginia.

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