A leading intellectual in the Mormon faith during his lifetime, and member of the Council of Twelve Apostles. He was known among his contemporaries as a gifted scientist, teacher, speaker, and writer. His works on Mormon doctrine Jesus the Christ and The Articles of Faith have nearly become canonical among Latter-day Saints. These works have also been appreciated for their significant literary style.
Talmage, Elder James E.
LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
In 1876 the Talmage family emigrated to Utah where James became one of the leading intellectuals of the Church.
Hungerford, Berkshire, England
Brigham Young Academy
Johns Hopkins University
Professor of Geology and Chemistry, Brigham Young Academy
Professor of Geology, University of Utah
President, University of Utah
Elected to membership in several learned societies.