Hide Footnotes


“Contents,” Ensign, Aug. 1999, 1


August 1999

Volume 29 Number 8

On the covers: Front and back: Teach the Children of Men by the Power of My Spirit, by Greg K. Olsen, oil on canvas, 36″ x 66″, 1986.

Inside front: Leaving Nauvoo, February 1846, by Glen S. Hopkinson, oil on canvas, 15″ x 30″, 1996. Courtesy of Chuck and Jennifer Adair. Looking west on Parley Street in Nauvoo, with a blacksmith shop (center) and Seventies Hall (left) in the background, this scene depicts pioneer preparations for the first group’s exodus to Iowa in February 1846.

Inside back: Monnow River, by Frank Magleby, oil on panel, 36″ x 48″, 1994. This modern-day scene of Skenfrith, a village in eastern Wales, shows the Monnow River, where 19th-century Church converts were baptized.