Skousen see’s America being cleansed by a “scourge”. There is no elaboration on the scourge other than the discussion of Charles Evan’s. The Hardcover of the The Cleansing of America by W. Cleon Skousen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. The Cleansing of America by W Cleon Skousen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Here is what happens:. But he suddenly stopped and said:. It will be a time when people give up hope. Anyway, this system will work so well that, even though they aren’t taxing people nevermind the question, “if turning over all your excess to the government isn’t a tax, what is? If you will receive it this is Elias which was to come to gather together the tribes of Israel and restore all things.

Using scripture references and, I believe a liberal helping of personal interpretation. I take this as a challenge to pay more attention when I read, esp I have heard of Cleon Skousen my whole life, but this is the first book I have read of his.

They got it from Moses! The Arabic nations that surround the Mediterranean and the Moslems of India, China, Russia and elsewhere will thirst for the message of the Jewish Messiah.

Obviously we are talking about the Second Coming. Other parts of the book were more interesting than gospel but I liked Skousen’s interpretation of a Zion society.

Mormon Chronicles: Skousen, “The Cleansing of America” (reviewed by Kris Wray)

He later attended college at th W. In total, loved the amerlca. Jan 01, Michelle rated it really liked it. Ameruca first half of the book is better than the last half, which deals more with the law of consecration and how that will work–in detail–and that part was a bit boring.


Skousen that the prophesied attack on America by the Lamanites 3 Nephi 20 would not take place because the Gentiles will have repented after a horrific plague strikes the nation. This book is no different. It’s ludicrous and ripe for corruption and abuse. While these are great ills, seems as he misses the boat that the BOM discusses–pride, riches, excesses, and corruption because of money–both within the church as without.

A Personal Search for the M Ameerica only concern with this book is that, while the topics are well researched, there seems to be a lot of speculation by the author.

Not sure how the dude got all this info but, whatever. The first is the account by John Taylor who was allowed to see the nation in the grip of a terrible scourge which he said would leave whole cities without any life whatever.

Cleon Skousen was a popular teacher, lecturer and author in the United States for over 40 years.

He continued that assignment until his retirement in Oh and did I mention this is NOT a book about political science? While Skousen was alive, many of his ideas were met with fierce criticism, while his pronouncements made him “a pariah among most conservative activists”.

Incontroversy erupted in California when the state briefly considered using Skousen’s book, The Making of Americaas a textbook for California schools. Sad on one hand and hopeful and amazing on the other. He first became concerned when President Franklin D.

Sarcasm aside, this is yet another example of “prophecy” being curiously limited to the prophet’s known world rather than being truly clairvoyant and predicting things that exist in the future.

Skousen claimed that the Rockefeller family and Wall Street had conspired to elect Jimmy Carter president, [12] asserting a cabal of bankers like the Rockefellers and J. I think the talks we hear in General Conference are geared to prepare us for participation in a Zion society.

W. Cleon Skousen – Wikipedia

It is not a single dictatorship, but a coalition of nations. It is interesting that the whole earth will be under his domination exept North and South America. Apparently there is a great deal of furious activity in heaven right up to the time the seventh seal is opened. Willard Marriott LibraryUniversity of Utah. It is a cleansinf read of less than ten chapters with an explanation of what zion is and how it would have to be implemented to be successful drawing on previous failed attempts as reference.


I also read some things that I don’t necessarily agree or disagree with. The first half is about the signs of the times, cleansint lot of which seemed to be conjecture. Online reprint by TheFreeLibrary. Edgar Hoover including a hot-spot stint as the director of communications. Then they will slaughter the Jews by the thousands as they make their way toward the temple.

I have to wonder what sales tactics these pure virginal young men will use.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. There were some bombshells but he only touches lightly upon them. Smallpox was a “massive, cataclysmic plague.

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I wished that Skousen would have added more about the growth of the gospel before his so-called cleansing of America. I really wanted to like this book because I really liked The 5, Year Leapbut as I skouseh up a lot of the scriptures, quotes for Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smithand a talk given by Boyd K. A gigantic, cleaning air attack ended the war after a few days and its success established the precedent J. There are also a lot of long lists throughout the chapters, which was also annoying.