Mormon


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Mormon

1. a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, founded in 1830 at La Fayette, New York, by Joseph Smith (1805--44)
2. a prophet whose supposed revelations were recorded by Joseph Smith in the Book of Mormon
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Mormon scripture states, "If a man marry a wife by my word, which is my law .
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While Mormons are Christians, they have a number of controversial beliefs and rituals that set them apart, such as the belief that Jesus came to America after his resurrection, and wearing special underwear they believe helps protect them from temptation and evil.
My search of Mormon publications-finds this rhetorical move repeated by prominent nineteenth- and early twentieth - century Mormon apologists who were concerned to defend the movement's restora - tionist claim.
Not so long ago, the Mormon Church excommunicated many members for self-identifying as gay or lesbian.
When Parker and Stone, no strangers to controversy, announced that they were creating a musical based around a pair of Mormon missionaries, the world held its collective breath.
Perhaps no aspect of Mormon folklore is better known, more iconic, and more lamented for being overemphasized, than Three Nephite legends.
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The Mormon Candidate, which is based on meticulous research of the LDS Church practices and rituals, is being compared by book reviewers to The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown and Absolute Power by David Baldacci.
Almost a score of years ago I published a travel book about rural New York (Country Towns of New York) in which I wrote up Palmyra, the Mormon mecca, in whose environs Joseph Smith claimed to have received a visit in 1823 from an angel named Moroni, who directed him to the west side of a glacial drumlin that the Mormons would call Cumorah.