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DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

CHILD AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT

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Many courts have promulgated temporary support schedules or formulas based solely on income in an attempt to obtain uniformity of decisions and encourage stipulations. Use of these calculation methods has been held to entir

Court of Appeal, Fifth District, California. IN RE: the MARRIAGE OF Becky and Gary BURWELL. Becky Burwell, Movant and Appellant, v. Cynthia Burwell, Objector and Appellant. F064265 Decided: October 31, 2013 Bowman and Associates, Stacy H. Bowman; Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, Catherine E. Benne
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BUYING OR SELLING A HOME IN CALIFORNIA

Buying or selling a home in California has been the source of thousands of lawsuits filed every year in California. The primary reason is that both buyers and sellers rely heavily upon the skills and ethical practices of real estate brokers and agents.

ADVISING EMPLOYERS

Introduction

One of the most significant issues for small businesses to master are issues involving employment. Categories of issues facing small employers include

Family law (also called matrimonial law) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations , including * marriage , civil union s, and domestic partnership s * adoption and surrogacy * child abuse and child abduction * the termination of relationships and ancillary matters, including divorce ,
FAMILY CODE - FAM DIVISION 3. MARRIAGE [300 - 536] ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. ) PART 1. VALIDITY OF MARRIAGE [300 - 310] ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. ) 303. If it appears to the satisfaction of the court by application of a minor that the minor requires a written con
FISH AND GAME CODE - FGC DIVISION 1. FISH AND GAME COMMISSION [101 - 500] ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. ) CHAPTER 3. Other Regulatory Powers [300 - 398] ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. ) ARTICLE 1. Generally [301 - 317] ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. ) 303. Prior to adopt

SS 223.12 Discretion of Court and Factors Considered in Custody Determinations
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Fam. Code SS 3040(c) grants the court the widest discretion to choose a parenting plan tha
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE - HSC DIVISION 112. PUBLIC HEALTH [131000 - 131225] ( Division 112 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 241, Sec. 34. ) PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [131000 - 131225] ( Part 1 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 241, Sec. 34. ) CHAPTER 2. General Powers of the Department [131050 - 131231] ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 20
Court of Appeal, Second District, Division 5, California. AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, LOCAL NO. 1050 and Sidney D. Knowlton, Petitioners and Respondent, v. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF the PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, Respondent and Appellant. Civ. 56899. Decided: June 30, 1980 John H. Larson, County Counsel, and Do
CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE - CCP PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20] ( Part 2 enacted 1872. ) TITLE 10. ACTIONS IN PARTICULAR CASES [725a - 871.7] ( Title 10 enacted 1872. ) CHAPTER 3. Actions for the Recovery of Real Property, and Other Provisions Relating to Actions Concerning Real Property [740 - 749.5] ( Heading
Court of Appeal, First District, Tom FRAME, et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP, Defendant and Respondent. No. A106383. Decided: November 28, 2005 Jerome B. Falk, Jr., Steven L. Mayer, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, San Francisco, John J. Bartko, Christopher J. Hunt, Allan N.
CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE - CCP PART 2. OF CIVIL ACTIONS [307 - 1062.20] ( Part 2 enacted 1872. ) TITLE 6. OF THE PLEADINGS IN CIVIL ACTIONS [420 - 475] ( Title 6 enacted 1872. ) CHAPTER 5. Summary Judgments and Motions for Judgment on the Pleadings [437c - 438] ( Heading of Chapter 5 amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 456, Sec
Category:A - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:A From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "A" The following 70 pages are in this category, out of 70 total. A Aaron, Brother of Moses Aaronic Priesthood Abel Abinadi Abortion Abraham Abraham, Gospel of ...
Aaron, Brother of Moses - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Aaron, Brother of Moses From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brandt, Edward J. Aaron was a son of Amram and Jochebed of the tribe of Levi (Ex. 6:20), and a brother...
Aaronic Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Aaronic Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Contents 1 Aaronic Priesthood: Powers and Offices 1.1 Bibliography 2 Aaronic Priesthood: Restoration 2.1 Bibliography A...
Abel - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Abel From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bennion, Steven D. Latter-day scripture reveals much about Abel beyond what is contained in the Bible. He and cain had older brothers and si...
Abinadi - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Abinadi From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cramer, Lew W. Abinadi was a courageous prophet (150 B.C.), and the best known martyr in the Book of Mormon. His ministry and executio...
Abortion - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Abortion From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Beard, Mary K. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints considers the elective termination of pregnancy "one of the mostsinfu...
Abraham - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Abraham From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Clark, E. Douglas Few biblical characters figure so prominently in LDS faith as does Abraham. Belief that he was a real person is shar...
Gospel of Abraham - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Gospel of Abraham From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Flake, Joel A. On April 3, 1836, the keys of the "dispensation of the gospel of Abraham" were committed to the Pro...
Abrahamic Covenant - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Abrahamic Covenant From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rasmussen, Ellis T. The divine archetypal covenant, of which Abraham's covenant is an example, is the everlastin...
Abuse, Spouse and Child - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Abuse, Spouse and Child From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Thomas, Robert K. Abuse is behavior that deliberately threatens or injures another person. It may be physical, emotional, or sexual. Some forms of ph...
Academies - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Academies From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Laycock, Harold R. Between 1875 and 1910, the LDS Church sponsored thirty-three academies for secondary education in seven western...
Accountability - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Accountability From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Warner, C. Terry In LDS doctrine, to be "accountable" means that one must answer to God for one's conduct. Answering for...
Acknowledgments - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Acknowledgments From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search The support and assistance of many persons and groups are necessary to produce a work as extensive as an encyclopedia. Special thanks are extended to the executives of Macmi...
Activity in the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Activity in the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cunningham, Perry H. For Latter-day Saints, activity in the Church involves a broad range of public and ...
Adam - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Adam From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry consists of two sections: Adam: LDS Sources Adam: Ancient Sources The first article discusses LDS teachings about Adam. The second one o...
Young, Brigham - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Young, Brigham From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of two articles: Young, Brigham: Brigham Young Young, Brigham: Teachings of Brigham Young Brigham Young is...
Adam-Ondi-Ahman - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Adam-Ondi-Ahman From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Berrett, Lamar C. Adam-ondi-Ahman, a settlement in Daviess County, Missouri, received its unusual name from the Prophe...
Adamic Language - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Adamic Language From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Robertson, John S. The concept of the Adamic language grew among Latter-day Saints out of statements from scripture, c...
Ordinances - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ordinances From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry consists of two articles: Ordinances: Overview, a general discussion of the nature of ordinances in the broadest sense, and ...
Adoption of Children - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Adoption of Children From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thomas, Ryan L. The adoption of children is common among members of the Church. This is no doubt in part a c...
Adultery - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Adultery From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Christensen, BRYCE J. Adultery constitutes a grievous violation of the law of chastity. For Latter-day Saints it is defined as sexua...
Devils - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Devils From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Riddle, Chauncey C. In LDS discourse, the term "devil" denotes anyone who promotes the cause of evil, but it is especially applied to th...
Jesus Christ, Names and Titles of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jesus Christ, Names and Titles of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Robinson, Stephen E. Since Jesus Christ is the central focus both in Church devotion and in scripture, he is naturally known unde...
Africa, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Africa, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lebaron, E. Dale The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been a presence in Africa since 1853,...
Afterlife - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Afterlife From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Leifson, June [Other articles related to this topic are: Degrees of Glory; Heaven; Hell; Immortality and Eternal Life; Paradise; P...
Agency - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Agency From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Warner, C. Terry "Agency" refers both to the capacity of beings "to act for themselves" (2 Ne. 2:26) and their accountability for those ...
Jesus Christ, Sources for Words of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jesus Christ, Sources for Words of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Schaelling, J. Philip For followers of Jesus Christ, nothing has more authority ...
Agriculture - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Agriculture From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: May, Dean L. The Latter-day Saints were pioneers in developing techniques and institutions of irrigated agriculture and dry fa...
Ahman - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ahman From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brandt, Edward J. Ahman is twice mentioned as one of the names of God in the Doctrine and Covenants. In each instance, Jesus Christ is cal...
AIDS - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism AIDS From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Leake, Robert L. The First Presidency statement on AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) released May 27, 1988, admonishes Church membe...
Alcoholic Beverages and Alcoholism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Alcoholic Beverages and Alcoholism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Lyon, Joseph Lynn Active members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints abstain from drinking alcoholic beverages. ...
Allegory of Zenos - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Allegory of Zenos From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lambert, L. Gary The Allegory of Zenos (Jacob 5) is a lengthy, prophetic declaration made by Zenos, a Hebrew proph...
Alma 1 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Alma 1 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Lambert, L. Gary Alma 1 (c. 174-92 B.C.) was the first of two Almas in the Book of Mormon. He was a descendant of Nephi 1, son of Lehi, and was the young priest in the court of king N...
Alma 2 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Alma 2 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Millet, Robert L. Few individuals have had greater influence upon a civilization than Alma 2, son of Alma 1. He was a key figure in the rise of the Nephite church and republic, servin...
Almanacs - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Almanacs From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Van Orden, Dell Early Mormon almanacs (1845-1866) first borrowed heavily from standard almanacs being published, but then came to fo...
Altar - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Altar From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Porter, Bruce H. A focal point of religious worship throughout the ages, and in most cultures, has been the altar-a natural or man-made el...
Amen - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Amen From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mckinlay, Daniel B. Among Latter-day Saints the saying of an audible "amen" is the seal and witness of all forms of worship and of priesthoo...
Amulek - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Amulek From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Duckwitz, Norbert H. O. Amulek (fl. c. 82-74 B.C.), a Nephite inhabitant of the city Ammonihah (Alma 8:20), was a wealthy man in his com...
Ancestral File - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ancestral File From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mayfield, David M. Ancestral File is a large genealogical database published on compact disks (CD-ROM) for use in person...
Angel Moroni Statue - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Angel Moroni Statue From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Maxwell, Cory H. A monument to the angel Moroni (see Moroni, Angel) stands atop the Hill Cumorah, four miles s...
Angels - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Angels From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of three articles: Angels Angels: Archangels Angels: Guardian Angels The first article discusses the nature of angels as p...
Animals - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Animals From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Packard, Sandra Bradford Latter-day Saints believe that animals, like humans, have spirits, in the form of their bodies (D&C 77:2). Li...
Anthon Transcript - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Anthon Transcript From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bachman, Danel W. The Anthon Transcript was a sheet of paper, thought to be lost, upon which Joseph Smith copied s...
Anti-Mormon Publications - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Anti-Mormon Publications From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Nelson, William O. Anti-Mormonism includes any hostile or polemic opposition to Mormonism or to the ...
Antichrists - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Antichrists From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Frandsen, Russell M. Antichrists are those who deny the divinity of Jesus Christ or essential parts of his gospel and actively...
Antipolygamy Legislation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Antipolygamy Legislation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Davis, Ray Jay Bigamy is the crime of marrying while an undivorced spouse from a valid prior marriag...
Apocalyptic Texts - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Apocalyptic Texts From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Griggs, C. Wilfred Apocalypse is a Greek word meaning revelation, and apocalyptic as an adjective describes the ge...
Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Griggs, C. Wilfred These two terms are often found together in modern scholarly writings, although they had quite different meanings in anc...
Apostasy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Apostasy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Compton, Todd Latter-day Saints believe that apostasy occurs whenever an individual or community rejects the revelations and ordinan...
Apostate - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Apostate From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Scharffs, Gilbert W. Members of the Church vary in their levels of participation or belief (see Activity in the Church). Latter-day ...
Apostle - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Apostle From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brown, S. Kent An "apostle" is an ordained leader in the Melchizedek Priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ap...
April 6 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism April 6 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hall, John Franklin April 6, 1830, is the date on which The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized. The Prophet Jos...
Archaeology - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Archaeology From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Johnson, David J. Archaeology is the study and interpretation of past human cultures based on known material remains. Biblical...
Architecture - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Architecture From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Savage, C. R. In the first generation the architecture of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bore the stamp of ...
Area, Area Presidency - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Area, Area Presidency From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cunningham, Perry H. An area is the largest geographical administrative subdivision of the Church and is p...
Arizona, Pioneer Settlements in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Arizona, Pioneer Settlements in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Peterson, Charles S. Mormon pioneering in Arizona began in the mid-1800s and continued...
Armageddon - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Armageddon From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rogers, V. Daniel The name Armageddon is a Greek transliteration of the Hebrew har megiddo, mountain of Megiddo, and is used by ...
Art in Mormonism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Art in Mormonism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Peacock, Martha Moffit From the earliest days of the Church, its leaders have recognized the significant role art pl...
Articles of Faith - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Articles of Faith From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Whittaker, David J. In 1842, in response to a specific request from John Wentworth (editor of the Chicago Democrat...
Artificial Insemination - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Artificial Insemination From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: May, Frank O., Jr. Artificial insemination is defined as placing semen into the uterus or oviduct by a...
Artists, Visual - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Artists, Visual From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Oman, Richard G. While the work of LDS artists encompasses many historical and cultural styles, its unity derives from...
Asia, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Asia, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry is made up of two articles: Asia, the Church in: Asia East Asia, the Church in: Asia South and Southeast ...
Assistants to the Twelve - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Assistants to the Twelve From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Merrill, Byron R. In 1941 five men were called as Assistants to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. J...
Astronomy, Scriptural References to - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Astronomy, Scriptural References to From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Paul, Erich Robert Latter-day Saint scriptures indicate that both biblical and...
Atonement of Jesus Christ - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Atonement of Jesus Christ From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Holland, Jeffrey R. The Atonement of Jesus Christ is the foreordained but voluntary act of the Onl...
Australia, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Australia, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Eggington, William G. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was introduced into Australia ...
Authority - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Authority From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cameron, Kim S. The claim of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to be the only true and living church on the earth is...
Autopsy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Autopsy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Allan, Frank D. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holds that an autopsy may be performed if the family of the deceased g...
Auxiliary Organizations - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Auxiliary Organizations From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ericksen, Irene Hewette The LDS Church is characterized by two types of organizational entities: pries...
Category:B - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:B From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "B" The following 77 pages are in this category, out of 77 total. B Babylon Ballantyne, Richard Baptism Baptism for the Dead Baptism of Fire and the Holy Ghost ...
Worldly, Worldliness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Worldly, Worldliness From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Chidester, C. Richard Latter-day Saints use the term "world" to refer to the planet Earth as well as to the ...
Ballantyne, Richard - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ballantyne, Richard From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Baird, J. Hugh Richard Ballantyne was born in Whitridgebog, Roxburgshire, Scotland, on August 26, 1817, to Dav...
Baptism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Baptism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hawkins, Carl S. The fourth article of faith of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints declares that "baptism by immersion fo...
Baptism for the Dead - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Baptism for the Dead From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry consists of two articles: Baptism for the Dead: LDS Practice Baptism for the Dead: Ancient Sources The f...
Baptism of Fire and the Holy Ghost - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Baptism of Fire and the Holy Ghost From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Bradshaw, William S. Baptism of fire and the Holy Ghost refers to the experience of an individual who receives the ordinance of...
Baptismal Covenant - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Baptismal Covenant From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Wilson, Jerry A. When a person enters into a Latter-day Saint baptism, he or she makes a covenant with God. Bapt...
Baptismal Prayer - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Baptismal Prayer From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Wilson, Jerry A. The wording of the baptismal prayer used in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pres...
Beatitudes - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Beatitudes From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: MacKay, Thomas W. The Beatitudes, or promises of blessings in Jesus' Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5:3-12), hold a particular significance for Latter-day Saints because the resur...
Beehive Symbol - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Beehive Symbol From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Oman, Richard G. Nineteenth-century leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints consciously created symbo...
Benjamin - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Benjamin From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ricks, Stephen D. Benjamin, son of Mosiah 1, was an important king in Nephite history (d. c. 121 B.C.). His reign came at a crucial ...
Benson, Ezra Taft - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Benson, Ezra Taft From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Benson, Reed A.Author: Dew, Sheri L. Ezra Taft Benson (1899-), thirteenth President of The Church of Jesus Christ ...
Bible - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bible From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The entry on the Bible is designed as an overview of the positive LDS appraisal and extensive use of this scriptural collection. Articles under ...
Bible Dictionary - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bible Dictionary From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Gillum, Gary P. In 1979 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published its own edition of the King James ...
Bible Scholarship - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bible Scholarship From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Robinson, Stephen E. Latter-day Saints recognize Bible scholarship and intellectual study of the biblical text. Jo...
Bible, LDS - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bible, LDS From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reveres the Bible as the word of God given through ancient prophets and apostles, thou...
Biography and Autobiography - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Biography and Autobiography From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Beecher, Maureen Ursenbach From the earliest decades members of the Church have adhered to the Puritan tradition of writing spiritual autobio...
Birth - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Birth From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Christianson, Helen Lance The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches that every person experiences a series of "births." All ...
Birth Control - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Birth Control From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ellsworth, Homer S. The general handbook of instructions for Church leaders has the following instructions concerning birt...
Bishop - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bishop From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Pearson, Don M. A bishop is the ecclesiastical leader of a Latter-day Saint congregation or ward, and has comprehensive pastoral and adm...
Bishop's Storehouse - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bishop's Storehouse From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Gardner, R. Quinn The bishop's storehouse system is a network of Church-owned and -operated commodity resource...
Bishop, History of the Office - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bishop, History of the Office From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hartley, William G. The work of the office of bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latt...
Bishopric - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bishopric From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bradford, David C. The bishopric, consisting of the bishop and two counselors, is the presiding or governing council in a ward (co...
Blacks - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Blacks From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cherry, AlanAuthor: Embry, Jessie L. The history of black membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can be divided b...
Blasphemy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Blasphemy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Browning, Gary L. Blasphemy denotes sacrilegious actions, speech, or thoughts that mock or revile God. A person blasphemes who, un...
Blessing on Food - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Blessing on Food From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Christensen, Christine Quinn Blessings on food are prayers to thank God for providing sustenance and to ask his bles...
Blessings - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Blessings From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Clark, Bruce B. The term "blessings" is used in two different ways in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In a broad ...
Blind, Materials for the - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Blind, Materials for the From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Douglas, Josiah W. During his earthly ministry, Jesus was always sensitive to individuals and their ...
Blood Atonement - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Blood Atonement From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Snow, Lowell M. The doctrines of the Church affirm that the Atonement wrought by the shedding of the blood of Jesus Ch...
Blood Transfusions - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Blood Transfusions From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Nimber, Richard A. Although there are references in scripture to the sacredness of blood, the Church does not ho...
Bonneville International Corporation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bonneville International Corporation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brady, Rodney H. In 1964 KSL and other Church-owned commercial broadcasting ...
Book of Abraham - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Abraham From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry includes five articles: Book of Abraham: Origin of the Book of Abraham Book of Abraham: Translation and Publicati...
Book of Commandments - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Commandments From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Woodford, Robert J. The Prophet Joseph Smith and a council of high priests collected the Prophet's early rev...
Joseph of Egypt - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Joseph of Egypt From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of three articles: Joseph of Egypt: Joseph, Son of Jacob Joseph of Egypt: Writings of Joseph Joseph of E...
Book of Life - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Life From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Taylor, J. Lewis In a figurative sense, the book of life is the complete record of one's life, the sum total of thoughts, wo...
Book of Mormon - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry introduces the Book of Mormon, with the Overview describing its basic nature, contents, and purposes; a brief articl...
Book of Mormon Authorship - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Authorship From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Wirth, Diane E. Many studies have investigated Book of Mormon authorship because the book presents...
Book of Mormon Chronology - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Chronology From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Pratt, John P. The Book of Mormon contains a chronology that is internally consistent over the tho...
Book of Mormon Commentaries - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Commentaries From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Peterson, H. Donl Because the Book of Mormon is the best known and most widely circulated LDS ...
Book of Mormon Economy and Technology - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Economy and Technology From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Peterson, Daniel C. The Book of Mormon reports information about three pre-Hispanic American peoples. Although its writer...
Book of Mormon Editions (1830-1981) - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Editions (1830-1981) From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Skousen, Royal Two major goals of each published edition of the Book of Mormon...
Book of Mormon Geography - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Geography From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Clark, John E. Although the Book of Mormon is primarily a religious record of the Nephites, Lamanite...
Book of Mormon in a Biblical Culture - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon in a Biblical Culture From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Smith, Timothy L. One does not need to look beyond the prevailing revivalist...
Book of Mormon Language - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Language From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Stubbs, Brian Darrel The language of the Book of Mormon exhibits features typical of a translation fro...
Book of Mormon Literature - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Literature From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rust, Richard Dilworth Although understated as literature in its clear and plain language, the Boo...
Book of Mormon Manuscripts - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Manuscripts From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Skousen, Royal The printed versions of the Book of Mormon derive from two manuscripts. The first...
Book of Mormon Names - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Names From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hoskisson, Paul Y. The Book of Mormon contains 337 proper names and 21 gentilics (or analogous forms) based ...
Book of Mormon Near Eastern Background - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Near Eastern Background From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Nibley, Hugh W. According to the Book of Mormon, the Jaredites, the Neph...
Book of Mormon Peoples - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Peoples From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Sorenson, John L. At least fifteen distinct groups of people are mentioned in the Book of Mormon. Four (...
Book of Mormon Personalities - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Personalities From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The experiences, thoughts, feelings, and personalities of several individuals are brought to light...
Book of Mormon Plates and Records - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Plates and Records From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Hardy, Grant R. The Book of Mormon is a complex text with a complicated history. It is primarily an abridgment of several earlier...
Book of Mormon Religious Teachings and Practices - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Religious Teachings and Practices From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Welch, John W. Most of the Book of Mormon is about a group of Israelites who were guided by prophet...
Book of Mormon Studies - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Studies From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ricks, Stephen D. Since the publication of the Book of Mormon in 1830, a substantial amount of material ...
Book of Mormon Translation By Joseph Smith - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Translation By Joseph Smith From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rathbone, TimAuthor: Welch, John W. By its own terms, the Book o...
Book of Mormon Witnesses - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Witnesses From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Anderson, Richard Lloyd Beginning with the first edition of 1830, the Book of Mormon has generally c...
Book of Mormon, Biblical Prophecies About - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon, Biblical Prophecies About From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Meservy, Keith H. Latter-day Saints believe that the coming forth ...
Book of Mormon, Government and Legal History in the - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon, Government and Legal History in the From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Reynolds, Noel B. Because the Book of Mormon focuses on religious themes, information about p...
Book of Mormon, History of Warfare in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon, History of Warfare in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hamblin, William J. Much of the Book of Mormon deals with military conflic...
Book of Moses - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Moses From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Taylor, Bruce T. The Book of Moses is an extract of several chapters from Genesis in the Joseph Smith Translation of the B...
Book of Remembrance - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Remembrance From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Gardner, Cynthia M. From antiquity God has commanded his people to keep records. In the days of Adam the peopl...
Born in the Covenant - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Born in the Covenant From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cottrell, Ralph L., Jr. Latter-day Saints make several formal covenants with God such as baptism, confirmati...
Born of God - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Born of God From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Pinegar, Ed J. Born of God or "born again" refers to the personal spiritual experience in which repentant individuals receive ...
Branch, Branch President - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Branch, Branch President From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cowan, Richard O. A branch is generally the smallest organized congregation of the Church (normally ...
Brigham Young College - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Brigham Young College From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Garr, Arnold Kent President Brigham Young founded Brigham Young College (Byc) in Logan, Utah, on July 24, ...
British Isles, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism British Isles, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Grant, Bryan J. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints came to the British Isles wh...
Broadcasting - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Broadcasting From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Christensen, Bruce L. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a broadcasting entity. Its involvement in radio and...
Brother of Jared - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Brother of Jared From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Reeve, Rex C., Jr. The brother of Jared (c. 2200 B.C.) was the first jaredite prophet (see Book of Mormon: Book of E...
Brotherhood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Brotherhood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Slover, Timothy W. While members of other Christian denominations may speak metaphorically of all humankind being brothers and...
Buffetings of Satan - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Buffetings of Satan From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Flake, Dennis D. An individual who receives extensive spiritual knowledge, enters into sacred covenants, and t...
Building Program - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Building Program From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Anderson, Paul L.Author: Jackson, Richard H. Throughout its history the Church has faced the challenge of providing ...
Bulletin - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Bulletin From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Baird, J. Hugh The Bulletin (1980-) constitutes official correspondence from Church headquarters to all general and local-unit Churc...
Burial - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Burial From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tate, Charles D. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints counsels its members to bury their dead in the earth to return dust to ...
Burnings, Everlasting - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Burnings, Everlasting From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Turner, Rodney Moses described God as a "consuming fire" (Deut. 4:24), his glory consuming everything corr...
Business - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Business From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This is a two-part entry: Business: LDS Attitudes Toward Business Business: Church Participation in Business The first article explains th...
Brigham Young University - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Brigham Young University From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Contents 1 Brigham Young University: Provo, Utah Campus 1.1 Bibliography 2 Brigham Young University: Jerusa...
Category:C - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:C From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "C" The following 90 pages are in this category, out of 90 total. C Cain Calamities and Disasters California, Pioneer Settlements in Calling and Election Callin...
Cain - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Cain From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Harris, James R. Although the Bible says little about Cain, latter-day scriptures give considerable information. These tell that Cain, son o...
Calamities and Disasters - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Calamities and Disasters From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Blake, Reed H. Calamities and disasters are sudden, unexpected events that cause extensive destruction, death, or injury and result in widespread c...
California, Pioneer Settlements in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism California, Pioneer Settlements in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Warner, Ted J. Spaniards founded missions, presidios, pueblos, and ranchos in Ca...
Calling and Election - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Calling and Election From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Doxey, Roy W. An exhortation to make one's "calling and election sure" is found in Peter's writings (2 Pet. 1:3-10), and is associated with the "more sure ...
Callings - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Callings From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Pitcher, Brian L. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is organized to benefit all who participate, and all are expected ...
Canada, LDS Pioneer Settlements in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Canada, LDS Pioneer Settlements in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Palmer, Howard LDS experience in Canada provides an important comparison to the ...
Canada, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Canada, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bennett, Richard E. By October 1830, converts to the Church were teaching the gospel to family and friends...
Canon - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Canon From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [In one of its religious senses, the term "canon" refers to the literary works accepted by a religion as Scripture. The word derives from the Heb...
Capital Punishment - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Capital Punishment From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hinckley, Stuart W. Ancient scriptures indicate that capital punishment is an appropriate penalty for murder. Go...
Carthage Jail - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Carthage Jail From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Enders, Donald L. The old jail in the town of Carthage, Illinois, seat of Hancock County, was the site of the martyrdom of...
Catholicism and Mormonism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Catholicism and Mormonism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Benney, AlfredAuthor: Keller, Roger R. Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy are grounded in the same theological tradition. They are similar t...
Celebrations - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Celebrations From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Olsen, Steven L. Through their religious and community celebrations, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sai...
Celestial Kingdom - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Celestial Kingdom From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Black, Susan Easton The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches of three degrees of glory in the after...
Celibacy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Celibacy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Inouye, Dillon K. Celibacy, the deliberate renunciation of marriage, is foreign to LDS life. Like other forms of ascetic withdrawal,...
Centennial Observances - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Centennial Observances From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Olsen, Steven L. The historical consciousness of Latter-day Saints in the twentieth century has been ric...
Ceremonies - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ceremonies From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hawkins, John Ceremony and ritual are key concepts for understanding religious behavior. In LDS parlance the word ordinance embr...
Chaplains - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Chaplains From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Nelson, Robert, Jr. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints endorses a corps of chaplains who serve in the U.S. armed forc...
Charity - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Charity From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Fuhriman, Addie Charity is a concept found in many cultures, its meaning ranging from a general selfless love of humanity to the speci...
Chastening - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Chastening From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Farmer, GLADYS Clark Latter-day Saints view chastening as a manifestation of God's love and concern. "For whom the Lord loveth h...
Chastity, Law of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Chastity, Law of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Christensen, BRYCE J. In the law of chastity, the Lord commands restraint in exercising the body's sexual and procre...
Children - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Children From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of three articles: Children: Roles of Children Children: Blessing of Children Salvation of Children The first article ...
Children's Friend, the - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Children's Friend, the From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Paulsen, Vivian Published by the primary, The Children's Friend was the children's magazine of the Churc...
Mormon Tabernacle Choir - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormon Tabernacle Choir From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dayley, K. Newell The Mormon Tabernacle Choir originated in mid-nineteenth-century Salt Lake City. It ...
Jehovah, Jesus Christ - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jehovah, Jesus Christ From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Seely, David R. The Godhead consists of three separate and distinct beings: the Father, Son, and Holy Ghos...
Christians and Christianity - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Christians and Christianity From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Keller, Roger R. The Old World origin of the word "Christian" is obscure. Possibly it was first used by pagans in Antioch to identify those w...
Christmas - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Christmas From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jamison, Mary Ellen Stewart Christmas is the holiday when Latter-day Saints and other Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Chri...
Christology - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Christology From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Gillum, Gary P. Christology is the theological study of the human and divine natures and roles of Jesus Christ. It developed s...
Christus Statue - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Christus Statue From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jacobsen, Florence S. Replicas of the Christus statue by Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1768-1844) are located in...
Church and State - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Church and State From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Durham, W. Cole Latter-day Saints believe that the separation of church and state is essential in modern societies prior to the Millennium. LDS scriptures teach th...
Church Educational System (CES) - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Church Educational System (CES) From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Church Educational System (Ces) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has es...
Vital Statistics - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Vital Statistics From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Heaton, Tim B. The membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has undergone dramatic growth and i...
Church in the World - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Church in the World From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [Since it was organized with six members in Fayette, New York, in 1830, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain...
Church News - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Church News From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Heslop, J. Malan The Church News is a weekly supplement to the daily Deseret News of Salt Lake City, Utah. It reports the worl...
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Porter, Bruce Douglas The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Church of the Firstborn - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Church of the Firstborn From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Barrett, Ivan J. The Church of the Firstborn is Christ's heavenly church, and its members are exalted ...
Circumcision - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Circumcision From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thomasson, Gordon C. Circumcision (Gen. 17:9-14) was the sign of the covenant Abram made with God (Gen. 17:10), in token of ...
City Planning - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism City Planning From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jackson, Richard H. For Latter-day Saints, city planning began with the Prophet Joseph Smith, who emphasized the advantage...
Civic Duties - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Civic Duties From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cannon, Mark W. Latter-day Saint teachings emphasize many aspects of civic duty, including responsible self-government; an i...
Civil Rights - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Civil Rights From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Riggs, Robert E. Civil rights are legal guarantees designed to protect persons from arbitrary or discriminatory treatment. C...
Civil War Prophecy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Civil War Prophecy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Peterson, Paul H. Joseph Smith's Civil War prophecy is contained in sections 87 and 130 of the Doctrine and Cove...
Clergy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Clergy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Keller, Roger R. The word "clergy" generally designates those who are priests or ministers within the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, or Pro...
Clerk - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Clerk From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bateson, Jeffrey C. Almost since the Church was organized in 1830, clerks have been divinely charged with the sacred responsibility of rec...
Coffee - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Coffee From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lyon, Joseph Lynn Active Latter-day Saints abstain from drinking coffee. This practice derives from an 1833 revelation known as the Word...
Colesville, New York - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Colesville, New York From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Garrard, Lamar E. Colesville, New York, is a township located in Broome County, in the south central part of...
Colonization - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Colonization From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jensen, Richard L. [This entry is an overview of Latter-day Saint colonization in the Great Basin. Articles on City Planning...
Colorado, Pioneer Settlements in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Colorado, Pioneer Settlements in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jensen, Richard L. The first Latter-day Saints in Colorado were predominantly from t...
Columbus, Christopher - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Columbus, Christopher From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hanson, Louise G. Latter-day Saints generally regard Columbus as having fulfilled a prophecy contained ear...
Holy Ghost - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Holy Ghost From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: McConkie, Joseph Fielding The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches that the Holy Ghost is a spirit man, a spirit ...
Commandments - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Commandments From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Coons, Dix S. Latter-day Saints believe that commandments are divine directives for righteous living; bring happiness and sp...
Common Consent - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Common Consent From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Quinn, Robert E. Common consent is a fundamental principle of decision making at all levels in The Church of Jesus Chris...
Communion - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Communion From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Pixton, Paul B. Communion refers to partaking of the Lord's Supper. The more common term among members of The Church of Jesus Chri...
Community - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Community From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jackson, Richard H. For Latter-day Saints, community is an essential and eternal part of life in this world and in the world to co...
Compassionate Service - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Compassionate Service From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Young, Hulda P. The term "compassionate service" is used in the Church to refer to love-inspired assistanc...
Comprehensive History of the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Comprehensive History of the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Alder, Douglas D. Intended as a centennial history of the LDS Church (1830-193...
Computer Systems - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Computer Systems From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: John, Darwin A. For many years The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints used mechanical punched-card systems ...
Condescension of God - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Condescension of God From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Merrill, Byron R. The Book of Mormon prophet Nephi 1 (c. 600 B.C.) was asked by an angel, "Knowest thou the ...
Conference Reports - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Conference Reports From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tate, Charles D. Since 1899, the Church has published official reports of its annual (April) and semiannual (Oct...
Conferences - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Conferences From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry is composed of three articles: Conferences Conferences: General Conference Conferences: Stake Conference The first articl...
Confession of Sins - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Confession of Sins From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Choi, Dong Sull Confession of sins is a necessary beginning step in the process of repenting and gaining forgive...
Confidential Records - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Confidential Records From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Turley, Richard E., Jr. Latter-day Saints have developed a long tradition of keeping detailed records about ...
Confirmation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Confirmation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Craven, Rulon G. Confirmation in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a sacred ordinance essential for salvati...
Conscientious Objection - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Conscientious Objection From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tate, Charles D., Jr. While any member of the Church is free to object to military combat service beca...
Consecration - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Consecration From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The following two articles deal with the LDS concept of consecration. Consecration: Law of Consecrationoffers an overview of the o...
Constitution of the United States of America - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Constitution of the United States of America From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hancock, Ralph C. While LDS scripture reinforces the traditi...
Constitutional Law - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Constitutional Law From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lee, Rex E. As a people, the Latter-day Saints are committed to sustaining constitutional government as the best...
Contention - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Contention From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hokanson, Celia Ranging from hostile words spoken at home to international conflicts, contention is so prevalent in the world th...
Contributor - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Contributor From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Kelly, Petrea Gillespie Edited and published independently by Junius F. wells, the founder of the Young Men's Mutual Improveme...
Conversion - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Conversion From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Smith, Kay H. From its beginnings to the present day, the Church has had a strong missionary orientation. It teaches that conver...
Economic History of the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Economic History of the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Arrington, Leonard J. From their beginnings Latter-day Saints have regarded economic wel...
Correlation of the Church Administration - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Correlation of the Church Administration From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: May, Frank O., Jr. Correlation is the process of identifying the rol...
Council Bluffs (Kanesville), Iowa - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Council Bluffs (Kanesville), Iowa From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bennett, Richard E. Between 1846 and 1852, Council Bluffs, then known as Kanesvill...
Council in Heaven - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Council in Heaven From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lund, John L. The Council in Heaven, sometimes called the Grand Council, refers to a meeting of God the Father wit...
Council of Fifty - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Council of Fifty From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Godfrey, Kenneth W. The Council of Fifty, a council formed in Nauvoo in 1844, provided a pattern of political govern...
Council of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Council of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Warner, W. Keith Each week the two presiding quorums of T...
Courts, Ecclesiastical, Nineteenth-Century - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Courts, Ecclesiastical, Nineteenth-Century From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Backman, James H. In the nineteenth century, the LDS court syste...
Covenant Israel, Latter-Day - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Covenant Israel, Latter-Day From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mayfield, James B. God established a covenant with Abraham, reaffirming it with Isaac and Jaco...
Covenants - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Covenants From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Van Beek, Wouter The word "covenant" in the Bible is a translation of the Hebrew berith and of the Greek diatheke. The Book of Mor...
Covenants in Biblical Times - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Covenants in Biblical Times From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tate, George S. The idea of making and keeping covenants is essential to Latter-day Saints, wh...
Cowdery, Oliver - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Cowdery, Oliver From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Anderson, Richard Lloyd Oliver Cowdery (1806-1850) was next in authority to Joseph Smith in 1830 (D&C 21:10-12), and w...
Creation, Creation Accounts - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Creation, Creation Accounts From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Nielsen, F. KentAuthor: Ricks, Stephen D. Latter-day Saints have, in addition to the biblical ...
Creeds - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Creeds From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Gillum, Gary P. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has no creed, as that term is understood in traditional theology. Truth ...
Cremation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Cremation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Olsen, Bruce L. Since the organization of the Church in 1830, Latter-day Saints have been encouraged by their leaders to avoid cre...
Cross - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Cross From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Keller, Roger R. The cross, a traditional symbol of Christianity, is displayed extensively in Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, and Protesta...
Cult - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Cult From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Young, Lawrence A. The word "cult" has usages that range from neutral to pejorative. It derives from the Latin cultus, meaning "care" or "ad...
Cumorah - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Cumorah From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Palmer, David A. Cumorah in the Book of Mormon refers to a hill and surrounding area where the final battle between the Nephites and L...
Cumorah Pageant - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Cumorah Pageant From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Argetsinger, Gerald S. America's Witness for Christ has been presented at the hill Cumorah in upstate New York nearly ...
Curriculum - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Curriculum From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lynn, Wayne B. The Church provides a standard set of curricular materials to all of its units throughout the world. Some matters...
Cursings - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Cursings From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Howard, Sherwin W. Cursings are the opposite of blessings and may be expressed as (1) the use of vulgar or profane language by peopl...

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