Mormon Polygamy

Mormon Polygamy

The history of Mormon polygamy is widely misunderstood, and many people still believe that Mormons (officially members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) practice plural marriage today. However, Mormon polygamy has not been practiced since 1890. When...
Mormon Women

Mormon Women

Critics of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the Mormon Church) often look at polygamy and immediately assume all kinds of things about Mormon women and their treatment. Misconceptions about this continue into society today, even though...
Mormon Cult

Mormon Cult

While the word “cult” has many definitions, including that of any system of religious beliefs and ritual, it is usually in the sense of a great devotion of a group to a person or idea. There have been many religious cults where followers were enraptured by...
Fasting

Fasting

The principle of fasting is an ancient one, which is outlined a good deal in the fifty-eighth chapter of Isaiah and briefly in the third chapter of Malachi. In these scriptures, the Lord defines the law of the fast and lists specific blessings which come from obeying...
LDS Perspectives on Education

LDS Perspectives on Education

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also called the LDS Church or the Mormon Church) believe seeking a good education is a direct commandment from God. In Doctrine and Covenants Section 109, verse 7, it reads, “And as all have not faith,...
ExMormon

ExMormon

Sometimes, for a variety of reasons, a person who has been a member in good standing of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chooses to leave the Church. Common reasons for leaving the Church include suffering an offense caused by another member (often...
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