Black, Susan Easton

The Other Martyr: Insights From the Life of Hyrum Smith


Though Hyrum Smith’s name and legacy are revered by Latter-day Saints, the details of his life are often overshadowed by the tragedy of his death at Carthage. Gain new insights into the Prophet Joseph’s older brother in The Other Martyr: Insights from the Life of Hyrum Smith, an inspiring exploration of the history and character of a man described as “firm as the pillars of heaven.”

With facts gleaned from journals, Church records, and firsthand accounts, renowned scholar Susan Easton Black presents an engaging narrative recounting Hyrum’s childhood, his unwavering support of his brother, and the persecutions he faced as a result. Find strength and inspiration in witnessing the life of this pillar of the Restoration, and experience firsthand the fulfillment of the promise made to Hyrum in Section 124 of the Doctrine and Covenants: that his “name [shall] be had in honorable remembrance from generation to generation, forever and ever.”


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