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Mormonism and the Mormons

Daniel P. Kidder

Mormonism and the Mormons

a historical view of the rise and progress of the sect self-styled Latter-day saints.

by Daniel P. Kidder

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Published by G. Lane & P.P. Sandford in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mormon Church

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Daniel P. Kidder ...
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 300, no. 3020.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8611 .K45 1842
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination342 p.
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17810872M
    LC Control Number87577150
    OCLC/WorldCa15148720

    Latter-day Saints believe in an eternal cycle where God's children may progress to become "heirs of God and joint-heirs with Christ" (Romans ) and thus become one with God or like God. This is commonly called exaltation within the LDS Church. In addressing this issue, former church president Gordon B. Hinckley, noted the church believes that man may become as Gods. The Truth About Mormonism, the largest of all American cults, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) has grown to a worldwide membership of over 11 million people—yet it began in with just six members. This sixteen page booklet contains two .

    Tanner, The Changing World of Mormonism, p. quoting Orson Pratt in Journal of Discourses The Book of Mormon, therefore, is the only record (professing to be Divine) which condemns plurality of wives as being a practice exceedingly abominable before God.   The LDS church recognizes four main texts as divinely inspired and authoritative scripture. These are called the "Standard Works." Mormons read the Christian Bible (King James translation or KJV) and The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, which is an English translation from the golden plates that was first published in

    One day, my mother showed me a book called The Kingdom of the Cults. While browsing through it, I found that the Mormons were listed as a cult and the book presented a short summary of their religion. Some of the Mormon beliefs it mentioned seemed incredibly ridiculous, which piqued my interest. ADDITIONAL ARTICLES: “Questions to Ask Mormons” by Charlie Campbell Articles Responding to Latest Issues & Controversies in the Mormon Church Salt Lake City Messenger by Utah Lighthouse Ministry “More Questions to Ask Mormons” by Mormonism Research Ministry “Bible and Book of Mormon Contradictions” by Sandra Tanner “The Bible vs.


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Mormonism and the Mormons by Daniel P. Kidder Download PDF EPUB FB2

Not only is 'Mormonism for Dummies' very easy to read, but it is also thorough and open in the topics considered. The authors are Latter-day Saints (Mormons), but they do not shy away from controversial aspects of the faith such as polygamy, the historical reliability of the Book of Mormon, and the Mountain Meadows Massacre/5(84).

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Rosenvall. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ #8. Some earlyth century Mormons claimed various archaeological findings such as place names, and ruins of the Inca, Maya, Olmec, and other ancient American and Old World civilizations as giving credence to the Book of Mormon record.

Many current believers, including the LDS Church, have no strong position on whether or how to attribute the. The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which, according to adherents, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately BC to AD It was first published in March by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi.

Mormons believe Jesus is a god, but that any human can also become a god (Doctrine and Covenants ; Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. Mormonism teaches that salvation can be earned by a combination of faith and good works (LDS Bible Dictionary, p.

Mormons consider themselves Christians, but many Christians don’t recognize Mormonism as an official denomination. Mormons believe in. The Book of Mormon: A Reader's Edition. Edited by Grant Hardy () Although Mark Twain famously dismissed the Book of Mormon as "chloroform in print," Mormonism's founding scripture deserves a.

The Latter-day Saint canon consists of four books: the Bible and three other texts—the Book of Mormon, the Book of Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price.

Each reads very much like the Bible in type and breadth of thematic concerns and literary forms (history, law, psalm). Private collector of rare Mormon books, the first edition Book of Mormon, Mormon art and artifacts, historic Mormon paintings, autographed historical documents, early Mormon historical photographs, Mormon imprints from Palmyra, Zion, Kirtland, and Nauvoo, and anything related to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Polygamy (called plural marriage by Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) for more than half of the 19th century, and practiced publicly from to by between 20 and 30 percent of Latter-day Saint families.

2. The Book of Mormon teaches that the disobedience of Adam and Eve in eating the forbidden fruit was necessary so that they could have children and bring joy to mankind (2 Nephi ). In contrast, the Bible specifically declares that Adam’s transgression was a sinful act of rebellion that unleashed the power of sin and death in the human.

"Wherefore, thou seest that after the book hath gone forth through the hands of the great and abominable church, that there are many plain and precious things taken away from the book, which is the book of the Lamb of God," (1 Nephi ).

Book of Mormon. The book of Mormon is more correct than the Bible, (History of the Church, ). Devil, the. Latent anti-Mormon bias may seem harmless enough—after all, Mormons are reluctant to call others out on it.

(Instead of picketing The Book of Mormon musical, for example, the Mormon Church. Mormons do not like it when their Church is labeled a cult by Christians. This bothers them, and they want desperately to be accepted as Christian by the Christian community.

The Mormon church spends a great deal of time and money on public relations with the aim of portraying a loving, family-oriented, non-condemning Christian denomination. The Mormons: An Illustrated History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a one-of-a-kind picture documentary of Mormonism, the people and their faith.

Written largely by a team of Latter-day Saint scholars at Brigham Young University, this lavish new table-top book traces the LDS Church in brief, beautifully illustrated chapters from its organization in by Joseph Smith. Book of Mormon The book of Mormon is more correct than the Bible, (History of the Church, vol.

4, p. ) The Devil The Devil was born as a spirit after Jesus “in the morning of pre-existence,” (Mormon Doctrine, p. ) Jesus and Satan are spirit brothers and we were all born as siblings in heaven to them both, (Mormon Doctrine, p. ] God. Cartoon form on the book from the Pagan religion.

What is Mormonism. What do Mormons believe. - Duration: Got Questions Ministr views. How Mormons View The Bible vs. The Book Of Mormon. Does Ezek Prophecy The Writing Of The Book OF Mormon. Inspired Translation Of The Book Of Mormon.

Why thousands of errors in the original The Book Of Mormon. The origin of the "hill Comora" Wildly Racial statements in Mormon writings. The 3 + 8 Witness To The Book Of Mormon. Mormons consider the book of Mormon a compilation of historical records kept by the primary ancestors of the native Americans.

They boldly tie. Mormons claim to agree that the Bible is from God (Article of Faith #8). We do not accept their claim that their Mormon "Scriptures" are from God, but we agree that the Bible is from God. Since Mormons and we agree that the Bible is from God, then we can determine the truth of. In fact, Mormons invite non-Mormons to examine their claims: "Convince us of our errors of doctrine, if we have any" (LDS Apostle Orson Pratt, The Seer, p).

(Editor’s note: many of the references in our articles on Mormonism are Mormon publications, such as Mormon Doctrine, Articles of Faith, Doctrines of Salvation, History of the Church.The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church by Jana Riess, Oxford University Press Purchase: [ Oxford University Press | ] American Millennials — the generation born in the s and s — have been leaving organized religion in unprecedented numbers.

For a long time, the Church of Jesus Christ of.The Prophet Joseph Smith said the Book of Mormon is the most correct of any book on Earth. So that means [we] can put the Book of Mormon to the test.

(B) Events of the Bible and Book of Mormon vis-a-vis the Archaeological Record. (1) The Bible (a) Has a strong record of being dependable.