In the ancient history of Latin America, myths and legends abound of the visitation of Quetzalcoatl, often referred to as The Bearded White God.
The Bearded White God of Ancient America relives and explains Cortez’ stunning conquest of the vast Aztec empire in the context of the Quetzalcoatl myths and legends. This book gives you a great source for the ancient Latin American Quetzalcoatl myths and legends—from the rare remaining writings of the great Aztec and Incan empires to the writings of the early Spanish colonial priests, soldiers, and colonists who had access to those original native writings not destroyed in the conquest.
The Bearded White God of Ancient America concludes with an intriguing study of the Quetzalcoatl myths in the context of LDS theology.
* Addresses the following questions about the legend of Quetzalcoatl: Who was he? When did he appear? Where did he come from? Why did he come? What did he teach? Where did he go?
* A great source for the ancient Latin American Quetzalcoatl myths and legends.
* Concludes with an intriguing study of the Quetzalcoatl myths in the context of LDS theology.
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Donald W. Hemingway, JD, is an attorney, teacher, musician and author. He graduated from Brigham Young University before he entered the United States Army in 1942. Later he received a law degree from the University of Southern California in 1948, and did further study of political science a the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a graduate of the Air War College and the Industrial College of the Armed Services. He has practiced law in Nevada and Utah and worked many years in the office of the Staff Jude Advocate of the United States Air Force, specializing in contract law.
He taught religion at Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Center, for twelve years and at Brigham Young University Hawaii Campus for five years. he has authored a number of documents in his specialized field of law as well as several books including Christianity in America before Columbus? and Follow Me, a scriptural life-story of Jesus of Nazareth.
He is married to the former Donna Laws, who has followed his whims about the world in excess of fifty years with patience, kindness and love. They have six children, thirty-four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
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Book Description Council Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9781555177478
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Book Description Council Press, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition edition. 194 pages. 8.74x5.91x0.63 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1555177476