Thanksgiving and Christmas are the next big events this holiday season, but don’t forget that the Church’s new curriculum for 2015 starts soon, too. With that in mind, take a gander at our November LDS nonfiction titles, each of which fits nicely with the new year’s topics of study.
Each of the following titles will be released on Nov. 11 and will be available in bookstores and from online retailers.
“From Saul to Paul: The Road to Apostleship”
by William Victor Blacoe
Walk with the Apostle Paul from his early childhood to old age. William Victor Blacoe unfolds the life and legacy of one who went from foe to fellow Saint of the Christian faith. This book guides you through Paul’s masterful Gospel and scriptural understanding, as well as enhances your understanding of the New Testament epistles of Paul and the Acts of the Apostles.
“Walking with the Women of the New Testament“
by Heather Farrell
With questions about women’s roles in the Priesthood, studying the New Testament proves a useful tool. The New Testament contains accounts of over 50 women and their interactions with Christ and the early Church. With beautiful artwork, charts, historical information, and study tools, this book delves into the lives of these faithful women and shows God’s great love for them and their great role in His plan.
“Miracles of the New Testament”
by Alonzo Gaskill
From loaves and fishes to raising Lazarus from the dead, Jesus Christ performed countless miracles during His mortal life. Whether you are a student or teacher of the gospel, you’ll enjoy Alonzo Gaskill’s compilation of the history and symbolism behind each miracle. With deeper understanding of the New Testament, you’ll find a more profound testimony of the Savior’s role in your life.
“Harmony of the Gospels with the Artwork of Carl Bloch“
by Ron Gibbs
A master of Christian paintings, Carl Bloch, is the undoubted favorite among Latter-day Saints. This full-color book displays the best of Bloch’s work, complemented by the stories of the Savior’s life in chronological order. It compiles the four Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, as well as the Joseph Smith Translation, to present a single narrative. Bring the New Testament to life with Harmony of the Gospels, the perfect gift or family treasure.
“Tiny Talks, Vol. 15”
by Heidi Doxey, illus. by Corey Egbert
Take the pain out of preparing for your child’s next talk. With a focus on the 2015 Primary theme, Tiny Talks has got you covered. On each page you’ll find a gospel story, a corresponding scripture verse, and a list of visual aids, making this the perfect resource for talks, sharing time lessons, or family home evenings all year long!
“I Know My Savior Lives:
A Year of Prepared Family Night Lessons
and Activities to Strengthen Your Home” (CD included)
by Kimiko Christensen Hammari
Make Mondays the best night of the week! With a full year of easy family nights that correlate directly with the 2015 Primary theme, this book is the perfect solution for busy families everywhere. For each week you’ll find a complete lesson written for you, plus songs, scriptures, ideas for treats, and activity options for younger and older children.
Preparing for Relief Society has never been easier with this invaluable book. For each week, you’ll find a lesson summary, quotes from General Authorities, hymns that match the topic, and a beautiful handout you can copy for each sister. With all the prep work done, you can focus on personalizing your lessons to fit the needs of your dear sisters.