Mormonism


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Mor·mon

 (môr′mən) Mormon Church
n.
1. An ancient prophet believed to have compiled a sacred history of the Americas, which was translated and published by Joseph Smith as the Book of Mormon in 1830.
2. A member of the Mormon Church. Also called Latter-day Saint.
adj.
Of or relating to the Mormons, their religion, or the Mormon Church.

Mor′mon·ism n.
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Mormonism

1. the doctrines and polity of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, founded in the U.S. in 1830 by Joseph Smith, especially its adoption of the Book of Mormon as an adjunct to the Bible.
2. adherence to these doctrines or membership in the Mormon Church. Also Mormondom. — Mormon, n., adj.
See also: Protestantism
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Noun1.Mormonism - the doctrines and practices of the Mormon Church based on the Book of Mormon
Protestantism - the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
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Mormonism

[ˈmɔːmənɪzəm] Nmormonismo m
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Mormonism

nMormonentum nt
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48, would deliver a lecture on Mormonism in car No.
He knew nothing of Mormonism except the custom of polygamy, which is its foundation.
The details of the case will probably be never known now, though we are informed upon good authority that the crime was the result of an old standing and romantic feud, in which love and Mormonism bore a part.
Joseph Smith, the apostle of Mormonism, or to his benighted disciples; I have beheld religious scenes myself in some of our populous towns which can hardly be surpassed by an American camp- meeting; and I am not aware that any instance of superstitious imposture on the one hand, and superstitious credulity on the other, has had its origin in the United States, which we cannot more than parallel by the precedents of Mrs.
Ure self-identifies by stating, "Mormonism is my tribe.
Ministerial training was an early goal of Mormonism. The priesthood-led institution called the School of the Prophets was established in Kirtland, Ohio in 1833 by Joseph Smith and was basically a divinity school for prospective missionaries.
The 2012 election cycle was far from the first time Jeffress had insulted Mormonism, or other faiths, for that matter.
Robert Jeffress says "you can't be saved by being a Jew,"and "Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell." He's said the same about Islam.
Danish but Not Lutheran: The Impact of Mormonism on Danish Cultural Identity, 1850-1920
Despite the stigmatizing fascination with its social innovations (polygamy, communalism), its stark supernaturalism (angels, gold plates, and seer stones), and its most esoteric aspects (a New World Garden of Eden, sacred undergarments), as well as its long-standing outlier status among American Protestants, Professor Givens reminds us that Mormonism remains the most enduring-and thriving-product of the nineteenth-century's religious upheavals and innovations.
A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870.
In the earliest published account of Joseph Smith's first visions, it is reported that when Smith was first visited by an angel named Moroni, he was told that "the great preparatory work for the second coming of the Messiah, was speedily to commence; that the time was at hand for the gospel, in its fulness, to be preached in power unto all nations; that a people might be prepared with faith and righteousness, for the Millennial reign of universal peace and joy." (1) This statement highlights the essential link between what early Latter-day Saints considered the raison d'etre of Mormonism and the millennial dream.