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Religious Studies Center

Index Religious Studies Center

The Religious Studies Center (RSC) is the research and publishing arm of Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU), sponsoring scholarship on Latter-day Saint (LDS) culture, history, scripture, and doctrine. [1]

171 relations: Abinadi, Adam-ondi-Ahman, Alexander Neibaur, Alma the Elder, Alma the Younger, Alpine Stake Tabernacle, Amaleki, Ammon (Book of Mormon missionary), Andrew Jenson, Angus M. Cannon, Anti-Mormonism, Apostolic succession (LDS Church), Arnold K. Garr, Book of Alma, Book of Ether, Book of Mormon, Book of Moses, Book of Mosiah, Bookcraft, Boyd Petersen, Brent L. Top, Brother of Jared, By Common Consent, BYU Religious Education, BYU Research Institutes, C. Wilfred Griggs, Captain Moroni, Church College of New Zealand, Church Educational System, Church Historian and Recorder, Clayne Robison, Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple, Criticism of the Book of Mormon, Criticism of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Dallin H. Oaks, Daniel H. Ludlow, David B. Galbraith, David F. Boone, David L. Paulsen, Dean C. Jessee, Edmond La Beaume Cherbonnier, Edward Hunter (Mormon), Elders' Journal, Eliza R. Snow, Ellis T. Rasmussen, Enos (Book of Mormon prophet), Ether (Book of Mormon prophet), Faith in Christianity, First Nephi, First Vision, ..., Fred L. Markham, Fred Woods, General authority, Genetics and the Book of Mormon, God in Mormonism, Grant Underwood, H. Donl Peterson, Heber J. Grant, Helaman, Helen Mar Kimball, Historicity of the Book of Mormon, Islam and Mormonism, Jacob (Book of Mormon prophet), Jacob Spori, Jaredites, John C. Bennett, John Gee, John Lyon (poet), John M. Horner, John Parry (Mormon), John Whitmer Historical Association, Joseph F. Merrill, Joseph Knight Sr., Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible, June Conference, Kent P. Jackson, Kinderhook plates, King Benjamin, Korihor, L'Étoile du Déséret, Laban (Book of Mormon), Laman and Lemuel, Lamanite, Latter Day Saint movement and engraved metal plates, Lectures on Faith, Lehi (Book of Mormon prophet), Less-active Mormon, Liahona (Book of Mormon), List of books by Jacob Neusner, List of Brigham Young University buildings, List of Latter Day Saint periodicals, Logan Tabernacle, Lost 116 pages, Madison U. Sowell, Manti Utah Temple, Mark L. Grover, Marlin K. Jensen, Messenger and Advocate, Millennial Star, Monte S. Nyman, Mormon (Book of Mormon prophet), Mormon Battalion, Mormon cosmology, Mormon studies, Mormonism in the 19th century, Mormonism in the 20th century, Mormonism in the 21st century, Mormonism Unvailed, Moroni (Book of Mormon prophet), Nathaniel H. Felt, Neal E. Lambert, Nephi, son of Lehi, Nephites, Old Salt Lake Tabernacle, Origin of the Book of Mormon, Oscar W. McConkie Jr., Outline of the Book of Mormon, Paul L. Anderson, Paul R. Cheesman, Paul Y. Hoskisson, Pearl of Great Price (Mormonism), Plates of Nephi, President of the Church (LDS Church), Priesthood Correlation Program, Prophwyd y Jubili, Quorum of the Twelve, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church), Reformed Egyptian, Religiosity and education, Richard Ballantyne, Richard E. Turley Jr., Richard Lloyd Anderson, Richard N. Holzapfel, Robert L. Millet, Roger P. Minert, Roger R. Keller, RSC, Salt Lake Tabernacle, Samuel the Lamanite, Second Nephi, Seventy (Latter Day Saints), Seventy (LDS Church), Sidney B. Sperry, Spalding–Rigdon theory of Book of Mormon authorship, Spencer J. Palmer, Stephen E. Robinson, Steven C. Harper, Temple architecture (LDS Church), Terryl Givens, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in California, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Massachusetts, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the District of Columbia, The Evening and the Morning Star, The Prophet (newspaper), Third Nephi, Times and Seasons, Truman G. Madsen, Truman O. Angell, Udgorn Seion, Utah in the American Civil War, Utah War, View of the Hebrews, Wilford Woodruff, Works relating to Joseph Smith, World government (Mormonism), Young Men (organization), Young Women (organization), Zion (Latter Day Saints), 1838 Mormon War, 1890 Manifesto. Expand index (121 more) »

Abinadi

According to the Book of Mormon, Abinadi was a prophet who lived on the American continent about 150 BC.

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Adam-ondi-Ahman

Adam-ondi-Ahman (sometimes clipped to Diahman) is a historic site in Daviess County, Missouri, about five miles south of Jameson.

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Alexander Neibaur

Alexander Neibaur (January 8, 1808 – December 15, 1883) was the first dentist to practice in Utah and first Jewish person to join the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Alma the Elder

According to the Book of Mormon, Alma was a Nephite prophet who established the Church of Jesus Christ in the Americas during the reign of the wicked King Noah.

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Alma the Younger

According to the Book of Mormon, Alma, the son of Alma was a Nephite prophet often referred to as "Alma the Younger" to distinguish him from his father, who is often referred to as "Alma the Elder".

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Alpine Stake Tabernacle

The Alpine Stake Tabernacle or Alpine Tabernacle, located at 110 E. Main Street in American Fork, Utah, functions as a meeting place for large gatherings of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Northern Utah County for worship services.

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Amaleki

According to the Book of Mormon, Amaleki was a Nephite record keeper (ca 130 BC).

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Ammon (Book of Mormon missionary)

In the Book of Mormon, Ammon is a prominent Nephite missionary and a son of King Mosiah.

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Andrew Jenson

Andrew Jenson, born Anders Jensen, (December 11, 1850 – November 18, 1941) was a Danish immigrant to the United States who acted as an Assistant Church Historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) for much of the early-20th century.

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Angus M. Cannon

Angus Munn Cannon (May 17, 1834 – June 7, 1915) was an early Latter Day Saint leader and Mormon pioneer.

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Anti-Mormonism

Anti-Mormonism is discrimination, persecution, hostility or prejudice directed against the Latter Day Saint movement, particularly The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Apostolic succession (LDS Church)

Apostolic succession in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is the process of transition to a new church president when the preceding one has died.

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Arnold K. Garr

Arnold Kent Garr (born June 14, 1944) was the chair of the department of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU) from 2006 to 2009.

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Book of Alma

The Book of Alma: The Son of Alma(), usually referred to as the Book of Alma, is one of the books that make up the Book of Mormon.

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Book of Ether

The Book of Ether is one of the books of the Book of Mormon.

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Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421.

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Book of Moses

The Book of Moses, dictated by Joseph Smith, is part of the scriptural canon for some in the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Book of Mosiah

The Book of Mosiah is one of the books which make up the Book of Mormon.

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Bookcraft

Bookcraft was a major publisher of books and products for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Boyd Petersen

Boyd Jay Petersen (born February 23, 1962) is program coordinator for Mormon Studies at Utah Valley University (UVU) and teaches English and literature at UVU and Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Brent L. Top

Brent LaMar Top (born 1953) is a professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Brother of Jared

In the Book of Mormon, the brother of Jared is the most prominent person in the account given in the beginning (Chapters 1–6) of the Book of Ether.

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By Common Consent

By Common Consent (BCC) is a group blog featuring commentary and discussion especially of contemporary Mormon culture, thought and current events.

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BYU Religious Education

Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU) (formerly called the College of Religious Education) administers programs related to Mormon religious teaching the university.

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BYU Research Institutes

Research institutes connected with BYU in the present or past include.

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C. Wilfred Griggs

Charles Wilfred Griggs is a professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University.

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Captain Moroni

According to the Book of Mormon, Captain Moroni was an important Nephite military commander and patriot who lived during the 1st century BC.

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Church College of New Zealand

Church College of New Zealand (CCNZ) was a private secondary school in Temple View, Hamilton, New Zealand, that was operated by the Church Educational System of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Church Educational System

The Church Educational System (CES) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) consists of several institutions that provide religious and secular education for both Latter-day Saint and non–Latter-day Saint elementary, secondary, and post-secondary students and adult learners.

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Church Historian and Recorder

Church Historian and Recorder (usually shortened to Church Historian) is a priesthood calling in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Clayne Robison

Clayne Robison is a professor of voice at Southern Virginia University.

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Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple

The Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple is the 55th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Criticism of the Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421.

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Criticism of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) has been the subject of criticism since it was founded by American religious leader Joseph Smith in 1830.

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Dallin H. Oaks

Dallin Harris Oaks (born August 12, 1932) is an American jurist, educator, and religious leader who serves as the First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Daniel H. Ludlow

Daniel Hansen Ludlow (March 17, 1924 – February 14, 2009) was a professor of religion at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah.

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David B. Galbraith

David Brian Galbraith (born July 5, 1937) is a retired Brigham Young University (BYU) professor of political science who served as director of the BYU Jerusalem Center.

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David F. Boone

David F. Boone is an American professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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David L. Paulsen

David Lamont Paulsen (born 1936) is a professor emeritus of philosophy at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Dean C. Jessee

Dean Cornell Jessee (born 1929) is a historian of the early Latter Day Saint movement and leading expert on the writings of Joseph Smith, Jr.

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Edmond La Beaume Cherbonnier

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Edward Hunter (Mormon)

Edward Hunter, Jr. (June 22, 1793 – 16 October 1883) was the third Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1851 until his death.

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Elders' Journal

The Elders' Journal of the Church of Latter Day Saints (the name changed to Elders' Journal of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with the third issue) was an early Latter Day Saint periodical edited by Don Carlos Smith, younger brother of Joseph Smith.

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Eliza R. Snow

Eliza Roxcy Snow (January 21, 1804 – December 5, 1887) was one of the most celebrated Mormon women of the nineteenth century.

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Ellis T. Rasmussen

Ellis Theo Rasmussen (September 21, 1915 – June 6, 2011) was an American professor and dean of Religious Instruction at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Enos (Book of Mormon prophet)

According to the Book of Mormon, Enos (אֱנוֹשׁ) was a son of Jacob, a Nephite prophet and author of the Book of Enos.

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Ether (Book of Mormon prophet)

According to the Book of Mormon, Ether is a Jaredite prophet, one of the last surviving Jaredites, and primary author of the Book of Ether.

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Faith in Christianity

In one sense, faith in Christianity is often discussed in terms of believing God's promises, trusting in his faithfulness, and relying on God's character and faithfulness to act.

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First Nephi

The First Book of Nephi: His Reign and Ministry, usually referred to as First Nephi or 1 Nephi, is the first book of the Book of Mormon and one of four books with the name Nephi.

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First Vision

The First Vision (also called the grove experience) refers to a vision that Joseph Smith said he received in the spring of 1820, in a wooded area in Manchester, New York, which his followers call the Sacred Grove.

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Fred L. Markham

Fred Lewis Markham (July 3, 1902 – September 28, 1984) was an American architect in the early 20th century who designed movie theatres and many buildings on the campus of Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah.

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Fred Woods

Fred Emmett Woods IV (born 1956) is a Brigham Young University professor of Latter-day Saint Church History and Mormon Doctrine, an author specializing in Mormon migration and the Globalization of Mormonism.

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General authority

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a general authority is a member of the highest levels of leadership in the church who has administrative and ecclesiastical authority over the church.

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Genetics and the Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon, the founding document of the Latter Day Saint movement and one of the four books of scripture of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), is an account of three groups of people.

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God in Mormonism

In orthodox Mormonism, the term God generally refers to the biblical God the Father, whom Mormons sometimes call Elohim, and the term Godhead refers to a council of three distinct divine persons consisting of God the Father, Jesus (his firstborn Son, whom Mormons sometimes call Jehovah), and the Holy Ghost (Holy Spirit).

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Grant Underwood

Grant Revon Underwood is a historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and a professor at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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H. Donl Peterson

Harry Donl Peterson (February 17, 1930 – March 21, 1994) was a religion professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) who primarily studied topics related to the Book of Mormon and Pearl of Great Price.

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Heber J. Grant

Heber Jeddy Grant (November 22, 1856 – May 14, 1945) was an American religious leader who served as the seventh president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Helaman

According to the Book of Mormon, Helaman was a Nephite prophet and soldier who lived around the 1st century BC.

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Helen Mar Kimball

Helen Mar Kimball (August 22, 1828 – November 13, 1896) was one of several plural wives of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Historicity of the Book of Mormon

The question of the historical authenticity of the Book of Mormon has long been a source of contention between most members of the Latter Day Saint movement and non-members.

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Islam and Mormonism

Islam and Mormonism have been compared to one another ever since the earliest origins of the former in the nineteenth century, often by detractors of one religion or the other—or both.

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Jacob (Book of Mormon prophet)

According to the Book of Mormon, Jacob (Yaʿakov) was a younger brother of the prophet Nephi, the keeper of the small plates of Nephi after Nephi's death, and is considered to be the author of the Book of Jacob.

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Jacob Spori

Jacob Spori (March 26, 1847 – September 27, 1903) was the first principal of the Bannock Stake Academy, an institution that would eventually become Brigham Young University–Idaho.

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Jaredites

The Jaredites as one of four peoples (along with the Nephites, Lamanites, and Mulekites) that Mormons believe settled in the ancient Americas.

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John C. Bennett

John Cook Bennett (August 3, 1804 – August 5, 1867) was an American physician and briefly a ranking and influential leader of the Latter Day Saint movement, who acted as mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois and Major-General of the Nauvoo Legion in the early 1840s.

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John Gee

John Laurence Gee (born 1964) is a Mormon apologist, and Egyptologist at Brigham Young University (BYU), known for his writings in support of the Book of Abraham.

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John Lyon (poet)

John J. Lyon (4 March 1803, Glasgow – 28 November 1889) was a Scottish Latter Day Saint poet and hymn writer.

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John M. Horner

John Meirs Horner (1821–1907) was a key figure in the early history of San Francisco and southern Alameda County, California especially what is now Fremont, California and Union City.

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John Parry (Mormon)

John Parry Sr. (February 10, 1789 – January 13, 1868) was an early Welsh convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and was the first musical conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

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John Whitmer Historical Association

The John Whitmer Historical Association (JWHA) is an independent, nonprofit organization promoting study, research, and publishing about the history and culture of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Joseph F. Merrill

Joseph Francis Merrill (August 24, 1868 – February 3, 1952) was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1931 until his death.

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Joseph Knight Sr.

Joseph Knight Sr. (November 26, 1772 – February 2, 1847) was a close associate of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible

The Joseph Smith Translation (JST; also called the Inspired Version (IV)) is a revision of the Bible by Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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June Conference

June Conference was an annual gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) for young men and women, as well as church leaders.

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Kent P. Jackson

Kent P. Jackson (born 1949) is a professor of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University (BYU) who has written on Joseph Smith's translation of and commentary on the Bible.

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Kinderhook plates

The Kinderhook plates were a set of six small, bell-shaped pieces of brass with strange engravings which were claimed to have been discovered in 1843 in an Indian mound near Kinderhook, Illinois.

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King Benjamin

According to the Book of Mormon, King Benjamin, son of King Mosiah the first, was the second Nephite king to rule over Zarahemla.

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Korihor

Korihor is an anti-christ described in in the Book of Mormon.

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L'Étoile du Déséret

L'Étoile du Déséret was a monthly French language newspaper published in France by LDS Church apostle John Taylor beginning in May 1851 and was printed in Paris.

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Laban (Book of Mormon)

Laban was the name of a person in the first part of the Book of Mormon, a scripture of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Laman and Lemuel

In the Book of Mormon, Laman and Lemuel are the two eldest sons of Lehi and the older brothers of Sam, Nephi, Jacob, and Joseph.

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Lamanite

The Lamanites are one of the four civilizations of the Book of Mormon, a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, published in 1830 by its founder Joseph Smith, which purports to be an ancient history of God's dealings with people in the Western Hemisphere.

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Latter Day Saint movement and engraved metal plates

Engraved metal plates hold a special significance in the Latter Day Saint movement because in 1827, the founder of that religion, Joseph Smith, claimed to have obtained a set of engraved golden plates from an angel and from them translated the Book of Mormon, a religious text of that religious tradition.

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Lectures on Faith

"Lectures on Faith" is a set of seven lectures on the doctrine and theology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, first published as the doctrine portion of the 1835 edition of the canonical Doctrine and Covenants, but later removed from that work by both major branches of the faith.

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Lehi (Book of Mormon prophet)

According to the Book of Mormon, Lehi was a prophet who lived in Jerusalem during the reign of king Zedekiah (approximately 600 BC).

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Less-active Mormon

Less active and inactive are terms that members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) use to describe someone who is not actively participating in the church, but who is still on church membership records.

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Liahona (Book of Mormon)

According to the Book of Mormon and other Latter Day Saint movement sources, the Liahona is a brass ball that operated as a type of compass with two spindles.

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List of books by Jacob Neusner

This is a list of books by Jacob Neusner.

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List of Brigham Young University buildings

This list of Brigham Young University buildings catalogs the current and no-longer-existent structures of Brigham Young University (BYU), a private, coeducational research university owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) located in Provo, Utah, United States.

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List of Latter Day Saint periodicals

This article lists periodicals published primarily about institutions, people, or issues of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Logan Tabernacle

The Logan Tabernacle is a tabernacle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and is located in Logan, Cache County, Utah.

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Lost 116 pages

The "lost 116 pages" were the original manuscript pages of what Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, said was the translation of the Book of Lehi, the first portion of the golden plates revealed to him by an angel in 1827.

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Madison U. Sowell

Madison U. Sowell was appointed at in June 2018.

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Manti Utah Temple

The Manti Utah Temple (formerly the Manti Temple) is the fifth constructed temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Mark L. Grover

Mark L. Grover (born 1947) is an expert on Mormonism in Brazil and an author on religion in Latin America.

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Marlin K. Jensen

Marlin Keith Jensen (born May 18, 1942) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 1989.

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Messenger and Advocate

The Latter Day Saints' Messenger and Advocate, often shortened to Messenger and Advocate, was an early Latter Day Saint monthly newspaper published in Kirtland, Ohio, from October 1834 to September 1837.

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Millennial Star

The Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star (usually shortened to Millennial Star) was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed in England from 1840 until 1970, when it was replaced by the Church-wide Ensign.

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Monte S. Nyman

Monte Steven Nyman (October 16, 1929 – September 30, 2011) was president of Southern Virginia University (SVU) from 2003 to 2004.

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Mormon (Book of Mormon prophet)

Mormon is believed by followers of Mormonism to have been the narrator of much of the Book of Mormon, a sacred religious text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which describes him as a prophet-historian and a member of a tribe of indigenous Americans known as the Nephites, one of the four groups (including the Lamanites, Jaredites, and Mulekites) described in the Book of Mormon as having settled in the ancient Americas.

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Mormon Battalion

The Mormon Battalion, the only religiously based unit in United States military history, served from July 1846 – July 1847 during the Mexican–American War of 1846–1848.

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Mormon cosmology

Mormon cosmology is the description of the history, evolution, and destiny of the physical and metaphysical universe according to Mormonism, which includes the doctrines taught by leaders and theologians of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), Mormon fundamentalism, the Restoration Church of Jesus Christ, and other Brighamite denominations within the Latter Day Saint movement.

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Mormon studies

Mormon studies is the interdisciplinary academic study of the beliefs, practices, history and culture of those known by the term Mormon and denominations belonging to the Latter Day Saint movement whose members do not generally go by the term "Mormon".

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Mormonism in the 19th century

This is a chronology of Mormonism.

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Mormonism in the 20th century

This is a timeline of major events in Mormonism in the 20th century.

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Mormonism in the 21st century

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Mormonism Unvailed

Mormonism Unvailed is a book published in 1834 by Eber D. Howe.

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Moroni (Book of Mormon prophet)

Moroni, according to the Book of Mormon, was the last Nephite prophet, historian, and military commander who lived in the Americas in the late fourth and early fifth centuries.

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Nathaniel H. Felt

Nathaniel Henry Felt (February 6, 1816 – January 27, 1887) was a member of the Utah Territorial Legislature and a mid-level leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the 19th century.

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Neal E. Lambert

Neal Elwood Lambert (born 1934) is an emeritus professor of English and American Studies at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Nephi, son of Lehi

Nephi is one of the central figures described in the Book of Mormon.

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Nephites

The Nephites are one of many groups (including the Lamanites, Jaredites, and Mulekites) to be mentioned in the Book of Mormon to be settled in the ancient Americas.

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Old Salt Lake Tabernacle

The Old Salt Lake Tabernacle, was an LDS tabernacle built in 1852 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Origin of the Book of Mormon

There are several theories as to the origin of the Book of Mormon.

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Oscar W. McConkie Jr.

Oscar Walter McConkie Jr. (born May 26, 1926) is an American politician and attorney in Utah and leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Outline of the Book of Mormon

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Book of Mormon: Book of Mormon – sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421.

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Paul L. Anderson

Paul L. Anderson (born 1946-March 23, 2018) was a Latter-day Saint architectural historian, museum curator and hymnwriter.

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Paul R. Cheesman

Paul Robert Cheesman (May 31, 1921 – November 13, 1991) was an American archeologist and a professor of religion at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Paul Y. Hoskisson

Paul Y. Hoskisson (born 1943) is an American professor of Ancient scripture and former associate dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Pearl of Great Price (Mormonism)

The Pearl of Great Price is part of the canonical standard works of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and some other Latter Day Saint denominations.

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Plates of Nephi

According to the Book of Mormon, the plates of Nephi, consisting of the large plates of Nephi and the small plates of Nephi, are a portion of the collection of inscribed metal plates which make up the record of the Nephites.

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President of the Church (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the President of the Church is the highest office of the church.

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Priesthood Correlation Program

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the Priesthood Correlation Program (also called the Correlation Program or simply Correlation) started as a program to reform the instruction manuals and curriculum of the different organizations of the church.

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Prophwyd y Jubili

Prophwyd y Jubili (in English, Prophet of the Jubilee) (also called Seren y Sant or Star of the Saints) was a Welsh language monthly periodical of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints between 1846 and 1848.

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Quorum of the Twelve

In the Latter Day Saint movement, the Quorum of the Twelve (also known as the Council of the Twelve, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Council of the Twelve Apostles, or the Twelve) is one of the governing bodies or (quorums) of the church hierarchy organized by the movement's founder Joseph Smith, and patterned after the twelve apostles of Christ (see Mark 3).

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Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church)

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (also known as the Quorum of the Twelve, the Council of the Twelve Apostles, or simply the Twelve) is one of the governing bodies in the church hierarchy.

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Reformed Egyptian

The Book of Mormon, a work of scripture of the Latter Day Saint movement, describes itself as having originally been written in reformed Egyptian characters on plates of metal or "ore" by prophets living in the Western Hemisphere from perhaps as early as the 4th century BC until as late as the 5th century AD.

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Religiosity and education

The relationship between the level of religiosity and the level of education has been studied since the second half of the 20th century.

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Richard Ballantyne

Richard Ballantyne (August 26, 1817 – November 8, 1898) was the founder of the Sunday School of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, having begun the program in December 1849.

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Richard E. Turley Jr.

Richard Eyring "Rick" Turley Jr. (born February 18, 1956) is an American historian and genealogist, and an Assistant Church Historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Richard Lloyd Anderson

Richard Lloyd Anderson (born 1926) is an emeritus professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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Richard N. Holzapfel

Richard Charles Neitzel Holzapfel (born 1954) is an American professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU) and an author on topics related to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), Western and Utah History, and the New Testament.

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Robert L. Millet

Robert L. Millet (born 30 December 1947) is a professor of ancient scripture and emeritus Dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah.

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Roger P. Minert

Roger P. Minert is a professor of family history at Brigham Young University (BYU) and a professional genealogist with accreditation from the Salt Lake Family History Library.

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Roger R. Keller

Roger R. Keller was a professor of religion at Brigham Young University (BYU).

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RSC

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Salt Lake Tabernacle

The Salt Lake Tabernacle, also known as the Mormon Tabernacle, is located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, in the U.S. state of Utah.

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Samuel the Lamanite

According to the Book of Mormon, Samuel the Lamanite is a prophet who lived in the ancient Americas, sent by Jesus Christ around 5 BC to teach and warn the Nephites just before his birth in the Old World.

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Second Nephi

The Second Book of Nephi, usually referred to as Second Nephi or 2 Nephi, is the second book of the Book of Mormon.

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Seventy (Latter Day Saints)

Seventy is a priesthood office in the Melchizedek priesthood of several denominations within the Latter Day Saint movement, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Seventy (LDS Church)

Seventy is a priesthood office in the Melchizedek priesthood of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Sidney B. Sperry

Sidney Branton Sperry (December 26, 1895 – September 4, 1977) was one of three scholars who were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who began the scholarly and systematic study of the Book of Mormon in the mid-20th century — the other two being John L. Sorenson and Hugh W. Nibley.

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Spalding–Rigdon theory of Book of Mormon authorship

The Spalding–Rigdon theory of Book of Mormon authorship is the theory that the Book of Mormon was plagiarized in part from an unpublished manuscript written by Solomon Spalding.

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Spencer J. Palmer

Spencer John Palmer (October 4, 1927 – November 27, 2000) was a chronicler of the development of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Asia as well as a major player in these developments.

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Stephen E. Robinson

Stephen Edward Robinson (May 23 1947-June 17 2018) was a religious scholar and apologist, who was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Steven C. Harper

Steven Craig Harper (born 1970) is a historian for the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a former professor of church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University.

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Temple architecture (LDS Church)

On December 27, 1832—two years after the organization of the Latter Day Saint church—the movement's founder, Joseph Smith, reported receiving a revelation that called upon church members to restore the practice of temple worship.

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Terryl Givens

Terryl Lynn Givens is a professor of literature and religion at the University of Richmond, where he holds the James A. Bostwick Chair in English.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in California

As of year-end 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 768,344 members in 1,348 wards and branches, 16 missions, and seven temples and 189 Family History Centers in California.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) was established in the Hawaiian Islands in 1850 following the Edict of Toleration promulgated by Kamehameha III, giving the underground Hawaii Catholic Church the right to worship, and at the same time allowing other faith traditions to begin establishing themselves.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Massachusetts

As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 24,965 members in four stakes,.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the District of Columbia

As of September 1, 2016, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 2,624 members in the District of Columbia.

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The Evening and the Morning Star

The Evening and the Morning Star was an early Latter Day Saint movement newspaper published monthly in Independence, Missouri, from June 1832 to July 1833, and then in Kirtland, Ohio, from December 1833 to September 1834.

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The Prophet (newspaper)

The Prophet was a local Latter Day Saint newspaper published in New York City, New York, United States.

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Third Nephi

The Book of Nephi: The Son of Nephi, Who Was the Son of Helaman, usually referred to as Third Nephi or 3 Nephi, is one of fifteen books that make up the Book of Mormon.

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Times and Seasons

Times and Seasons was a 19th-century Latter Day Saint newspaper published at Nauvoo, Illinois.

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Truman G. Madsen

Truman Grant Madsen (13 December 1926 – 28 May 2009) was an emeritus professor of religion and philosophy at Brigham Young University and director of the Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies.

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Truman O. Angell

Truman Osborn Angell (June 5, 1810 – October 16, 1887) was an American architect who served many years as the official architect of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Udgorn Seion

Udgorn Seion (in English, the Trumpet of Zion or Zion's Trumpet) was the official Welsh-language periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) between 1849 and 1862.

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Utah in the American Civil War

The Utah Territory (September 9, 1850 - January 4, 1896) during the American Civil War was far from the main operational theaters of war, but still played a role in the disposition of the United States Army, drawing manpower away from the volunteer forces and providing its share of administrative headaches for the Lincoln Administration.

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Utah War

The Utah War (1857–1858), also known as the Utah Expedition, Utah Campaign, Buchanan's Blunder,Poll, Richard D., and Ralph W. Hansen.

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View of the Hebrews

View of the Hebrews is an 1823 book written by Ethan Smith, a United States Congregationalist minister, who argued that Native Americans were descended from the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel.

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Wilford Woodruff

Wilford Woodruff Sr. (March 1, 1807 – September 2, 1898) was an American religious leader who served as the fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1889 until his death.

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Works relating to Joseph Smith

There are many works relating to Joseph Smith.

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World government (Mormonism)

Early-19th-century Mormonism, under the direction of founder Joseph Smith, and other prominent Mormon leaders such as Brigham Young, prophesied that a world government would exist upon the earth during the end times.

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Young Men (organization)

The Young Men (often referred to as Young Men's) is a youth organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Young Women (organization)

The Young Women (often referred to as Young Women's or Young Woman's) is a youth organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Zion (Latter Day Saints)

Within the Latter Day Saint movement, Zion is often used to connote a utopian association of the righteous.

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1838 Mormon War

The Mormon War is a name that is 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.

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1890 Manifesto

The "1890 Manifesto" (also known as the "Woodruff Manifesto" or the "Anti-polygamy Manifesto") is a statement which officially advised against any future plural marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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