Within the Preface to the primary quantity Jenson writes, “At the rolls of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are discovered the names of a bunch of women and men of value—heroes and heroines of a better sort—who’ve been and are prepared to sacrifice fortune and existence for the sake in their faith. It’s for the aim of perpetuating the reminiscence of those, and to position on document deeds worth of imitation, that [this set] makes its look.” With over 5,000 biographical entries of “heroes and heroines” whole with greater than 2,000 images, the LDS Biographical Encyclopedia is an crucial reference for the have a look at of early Church historical past. Just about somebody with pioneer {heritage|historical past|background} will to find fun and fascinating historical past approximately ancestors in those volumes.