Mormon Scientist: The Life and Faith of Henry Eyring

by Henry J. Eyring


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Twice in the final years of his life, Elder Neal A. Maxwell told a grandson of Henry Eyring's, "You need to write your grandfather's story."

This is that story of Henry Eyring, perhaps the Church's most acclaimed scientist. It is a book about science and Mormonism, written to be easily understood by newcomers to both subjects. It demonstrates why one of the Church's highest-profile intellectuals was also one of its humblest believers. In fact, this story of Henry Eyring shows how intellect and belief go hand-in-hand and how simple, faithful people can change the world.

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Henry J. Eyring

Henry J. Eyring graduated from Brigham Young University, earning a bachelor's degree in geology and graduate degrees in business administration and law. He is the advancement vice president of BYU-Idaho and has served as director of the BYU MBA program. He also served as president of the Japan Tokyo North Mission. He and his wife, Kelly, are the parents of five children.

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I loved this biography.
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This book was a very enjoyable read from start to finish. I loved every page. It was interesting, humourous, uplifting, intelligent, and engaging. I definitely recommend it.

Outstanding Scientist - Outstanding Testimony
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Thanks to Dr. Eyring I became a scientist and surgeon. He was the first LDS scientist I had ever heard of and thanks to his example I acheived my dreams.

A commitment to science by a faithful follower of Christ
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

Search for truth where ever you find it. As science struggles in the 21st century, it needs leadership of past greats like Dr Eyring.

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