Mormon church releases photos of ‘seer stone’ used by founder Joseph Smith
The Mormon church for the first time is publishing photos of 'the seer stone' it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate the story that became the basis of the religion.
Standard works
The standard works of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) are the four books that currently constitute its open scriptural canon. (The scriptural canon is "open" due to the LD...
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Mormon church releases photos of ‘seer stone’ used by founder Joseph Smith
The Mormon church for the first time is publishing photos of 'the seer stone' it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate the story that became the basis of the religion.
Single adult (LDS Church)
Single adult is a term used in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to describe any unmarried person age 18 or older. A more specific term of 'young single adult' describes sin...
Blood atonement
In Mormonism, blood atonement was a controversial doctrine which taught that murder is so heinous that the atonement of Jesus does not apply. Thus, to atone for these sins the perpetrators must have t...
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Sacred Grove (Latter Day Saint movement)
77°14′40″W / 43.040669°N 77.244404°W / 43.040669; -77.244404The foundational event of the Latter Day Saint movement took place in what is commonly referred to as the Sacred Gr...
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Missouri Executive Order 44
Missouri Executive Order 44, also known in Latter Day Saint history as the Extermination Order, was an executive order issued on October 27, 1838 by the governor of Missouri, Lilburn Boggs. It was iss...
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Mormons
Mormons (/ˈmɔrmənz/) are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, which began with Joseph Smith in ups...
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Mormon War (1838)
The Mormon War is a name sometimes given to the 1838 conflict which occurred between Latter Day Saints (Mormons) and their neighbors in the northwestern region of the US state of Missouri. This confl...
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Covenant (Latter Day Saints)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages its members to make and keep several covenants as a part of the new and everlasting covenant of the gospel. In Latter Day Saint theology, mak...
Law of adoption (Mormonism)
The law of adoption was a ritual practiced in Latter Day Saint temples between 1846 and 1894 in which men who held the priesthood were sealed in a father–son relationship to other men who were not par...
Continuous revelation
Continuous revelation or continuing revelation is a theological belief or position that God continues to reveal divine principles or commandments to humanity.In Christian traditions, it is most common...
Outer darkness
In Christianity, the outer darkness is a place referred to three times in the Gospel of Matthew (8:12, 22:13, and 25:30) into which a person may be "cast out", and where there is "weeping and gnashing...
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Solemn assembly (Latter Day Saints)
A solemn assembly is a sacred gathering in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) which is held, most often, for the purpose of sustaining a new president and prophet of the chur...
General conference (Latter Day Saints)
In the Latter Day Saint movement, a general conference is a meeting for all members of the church for conducting general church business and instruction. When Joseph Smith established in Church of Chr...
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Danite
The Danites were a fraternal organization founded by Latter Day Saint (LDS) members in June 1838, in the town of Far West in Caldwell County, Missouri. During their period of organization in Missouri,...
Anthon Transcript
The "Anthon Transcript" (often identified with the "Caractors document") is a small piece of paper on which Joseph Smith wrote several lines of characters. According to Smith, these characters were fr...
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Home teaching
Home teaching (formerly called block teaching and ward teaching) is a responsibility of priesthood holders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Home teaching is a church pr...
Molly Mormon
Molly Mormon (sometimes abbreviated MoMo) is a term for the popular stereotype of a female member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). A Molly Mormon is thought to be the ...
Council of Friends
The Council of Friends was an organization described by Joseph Smith in early 19th century Mormon theology. He viewed the organisation as being part of a world government which would guide and direct ...
Master Mahan
In the religious texts of the Latter Day Saint movement, Master Mahan is a title assumed first by Cain and later by his descendant Lamech. The title indicates that Cain and Lamech were each the "mast...
Hosanna shout
In the Latter Day Saint movement, a hosanna shout is an organized ritual of a congregation of shouting hosanna. It was first performed as a ritual in the dedication of the Kirtland Temple, and was a p...
House of Joseph (LDS Church)
The House of Joseph (sometimes referred to as the Tribe of Joseph) were the Old Testament tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh. Both of these tribes were descendants of Joseph's two sons, Ephraim and Manass...
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Son of perdition (Mormonism)
Son of perdition is a phrase used in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and by Mormon fundamentalists to describe a person who will not take part in the glory of God in the a...