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Pacific Apostle: The 1920-21 Diary of David O. McKay in the Latter-day Saint Island Missions

David O. McKay

Abstract

The year-long fact-finding mission of Mormon apostle David O. McKay and his traveling companion Hugh J. Cannon to the colonies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was one of the most significant moments of the twentieth century for Mormonism. Although the contemporary church has grown to become a global presence, the early decades of the last century found missionaries struggling to gain converts abroad. For the church’s leadership, it was a pioneering endeavor to visit, observe, and fellowship with the church’s expanding global constituency in the Pacific. Other general authori ... More

Keywords: Mormon, David McKay, Hugh Cannon, Pacific, globalization, mission, missionary, missionaries, around the world, Latter-day Saints

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042850
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042850.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David O. McKay, author