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God -- Folklore

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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

A child called Peter / Russell Bice, 1964 October 14

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 5 Item 1.1.1.5.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by English student Russell Bice, who collected information from Anna Joy Woffinden, the daughter of the woman in the story. 1947 setting. Story recounts how a woman passes out during premature labor and has a vision where a disciple named Peter foretells her child's ailments and stubbornness. The early labor is stopped, the child is born mature and named Peter, and the prophecy comes true.
Dates: Other: 1964 October 14

A child's Savior / Eric Rackley, 1997 October 5

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.1.1.24.12
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Eric Rackley, who collected information from his friend, Allisha Politis. Story recounts how a small boy survives either a fire or car accident which kills his family. Relatives take him to church where he recognizes his rescuer in a picture on the wall.
Dates: Other: 1997 October 5

A divine gift of music / Kathy Huntamer, 1967 January

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.1.1.10.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Kathy Huntamer, who collected information from Janet Scadlock, a college student who heard the story from the man it happened to. Story has early 1930s setting. Story recounts how a boy dies of asthma, meets Christ, and is sent back to earth with his disease replaced by musical talent. His mother sees these events in a vision. He grows up an asthma-free musician.
Dates: Other: 1967 January

A light in the temple / Becky Buxton, 1985 January 27

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.1.1.1.18
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Becky Buxton, who collected information from her sister-in-law, Lisa Boswell. Story recounts how Provo Temple president sees a light on. The next morning President Kimball calls to report Jesus' visit and tells him to go ahead with the dedication.
Dates: Other: 1985 January 27

A meeting with John the Revelator / Neil R. Sabin, undated

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 4 Item 1.1.1.4.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Neil R. Sabin, who collected the story from the autobiography of Martha Cox, born October 22, 1849. Story tells how Allen Stout, a bodyguard of Joseph Smith in Nauvoo, Illinois, believes himself a poor bodyguard for not watching Joseph's talk with a strange man, but Joseph assures him that the man was John the Revelator.
Dates: Other: undated

A vision from God / Alma Fowler, 1970 December

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.1.1.14.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Alma Fowler, who took this story from the autobiography of Joseph Lee Robinson. Story has a 1833 setting. Story recounts how a man dreams that the Lord visits his house and converses with his family.
Dates: Other: 1970 December

A vision in the Washington Temple / David S. Azzolina, 1974 December

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 7 Item 1.1.1.8.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student David S. Azzolina, who collected information from Robert Koerner. Story recounts how former presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints assure the current leadership that God accepts their newly built temple.
Dates: Other: 1974 December

A visitor in the Hawaiian temple / Aubrey Guynn, 1977 November

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.1.1.1.14
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Aubrey Guynn, who heard this story in a devotional talk. Story recounts how the Hawaii Temple president wakes with a feeling someone is in the temple. He is about to go there when the prophet calls to say the Lord is visiting.
Dates: Other: 1977 November

A visitor in the Washington DC Temple / Aubrey Guynn, 1977 October

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.1.1.1.1.15
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Aubrey Guynn, who heard this story from his mother, who heard it at a stake conference in Florida. the story recounts that the Washington DC Temple president awakens and goes to the temple to check an impression that someone is there. He hears someone moving about, but President Kimball calls his office to say it's the Lord and sends him home.
Dates: Other: 1977 October

Carma Jensen untitled legend about John the Baptist, 1961 May 13

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 3 Item 1.1.1.3.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Carma Jensen, who collected information from Karl Holly, who heard it on his mission. Story recounts how a man dressed like John the Baptist walks from town to town along a river, preaching but never eating.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 13