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Published in 1992, the Encyclopedia contains nearly 1500 articles. There are over 730 contributors most of whom had LDS and academic backgrounds.

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Category:S - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:S From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "S" The following 118 pages are in this category, out of 118 total. S Sabbath Day Sacrament Sacrament Meeting Sacred Grove Sacrifice Sacrifice in Biblical Times...
Sabbath Day - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sabbath Day From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Smart, William B. The Sabbath is a day set apart for rest and spiritual renewal. The importance of Sabbath observance taught ...
Sacrament - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sacrament From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry is in two parts: Sacrament and Sacrament: Sacrament Prayers. The first part explains the practice of partaking of the Sacrament...
c Sacrament Meeting From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Gates, Georgia author: Gates, Crawford Sacrament meeting is the principal LDS worship service held on the Sabbath a...
Sacred Grove - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sacred Grove From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Enders, Donald L. A grove of trees on the Joseph Smith, Sr., the farm near Palmyra, New York, is revered by Latter-day Saints as...
Sacrifice - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sacrifice From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Thomas, Gloria Jenn God requires the sacrifice of his people both to make or renew covenants with him and to test their ultimate loyal...
Sacrifice in Biblical Times - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sacrifice in Biblical Times From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Draper, Richard D. The first commandments received by Adam and Eve after being driven from the...
Saints - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Saints From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lyon, James K. The revealed name of the Church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (D&C 115:4), wherein the term "saints"...
Salt Lake Temple - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Salt Lake Temple From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Hanks, Marion Duff The Salt Lake Temple is an impressive structure standing on the ten-acre Temple Square
Salt Lake Theatre - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Salt Lake Theatre From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Metten, Charles The Salt Lake Theatre was built in downtown Salt Lake City in 1861-1862 at a cost of over $100,000...
Salt Lake Valley - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Salt Lake Valley From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Berrett, Lamar C. In 1847 Brigham Young, like a modern Moses, led the first pioneer Saints across a 1,300-mile stretch...
Salvation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Salvation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Burton, Alma P. Salvation is the greatest gift of God (D&C 6:13). The root of the word means to be saved, or placed beyond the pow...
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 ...
The salvation of the Dead - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Salvation of the Dead From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Fugal, Elma A distinctive doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that the dead as ...
Samuel the Lamanite - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Samuel the Lamanite From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Wilcox, S. Michael Samuel the Lamanite was the only Book of Mormon prophet identified as a Lamanite. Apart from...
Sanctification - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sanctification From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Ott, C. Eric Sanctification is the process of becoming a saint, holy and spiritually clean and pure, by purging all sin ...
Sarah - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sarah From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Durham, Louise Gardiner Sarah was the wife of Abraham. Originally named Sarai (which possibly meant "contentions"), she was renamed Sarah ...
Satanism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Satanism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Thomas, Janet The cult of Satanism has evolved over many years. At the present time, symbols related to Satan have become so prevalent...
Satellite Communications System - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Satellite Communications System From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Christensen, Bruce L. Communications satellites, as here referred to, are small radio ...
Scandinavia, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Scandinavia, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Langeland, John At the General Conference of the Church in Salt Lake City on October 6, 1849, El...
Schismatic Groups - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Schismatic Groups From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tanner, Martin S. Like any large religious body, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has had a number ...
Schools - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Schools From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Cranney, A. Garr LDS theology places great importance on the acquiring of knowledge. This knowledge includes not only religious truth ...
Schools of the Prophets - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Schools of the Prophets From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Sorensen, Steven R. Between 1833 and 1884, Church leaders from time to time organized schools for inst...
Science and Religion - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Science and Religion From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search Author: Paul, Erich Robert Because of belief in the ultimate compatibility of all truth and in the eternal character of human knowledge, Latter-day Saints tend to ...
Science and Scientists - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Science and Scientists From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search Author: Miller, Robert L. In a world where science and religion have sometimes been at odds, Latter-day Saints stand out for their positive attitudes toward sc...
Scouting - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Scouting From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Snow, Lowell M. The Boy Scout movement began in England under the guidance of Lord Robert Baden-Powell in 1909. It appeared in the U...
Scripture Study-The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Scripture Study From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Packard, Dennis J. From childhood, Latter-day Saints are taught to read and study the scriptures in order to know Jesu...
Scripture, Interpretation Within Scripture - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Scripture, Interpretation Within Scripture From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Thomas, Catherine The key to interpreting scriptural passages of...
Scriptures - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Scriptures From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of four articles: Scriptures Authority Scriptures: Words of Living Prophets Scriptures: Forthcoming Scripture The ...
Sculptors - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sculptors From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Oman, Richard G. The earliest LDS sculptors were English emigrant craftsmen who provided ornamentation for the Nauvoo and pioneer ...
Seagulls, Miracle of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Seagulls, Miracle of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Sadler, Richard W. The first LDS pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley in July 1847 (see Pioneer Day).
Sealing - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sealing From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of three articles: Sealing: Sealing Power Sealing: Temple Sealings Sealing: Cancellation of Sealings The first article, ...
Jesus Christ, Second Comforter - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jesus Christ, Second Comforter From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Sherry, Thomas E. The term "Second Comforter" refers to Jesus Christ in his role of mini...
Second Coming of Jesus Christ - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Second Coming of Jesus Christ From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The second coming of Jesus Christ refers to his return to the earth in glory to reign as King of...
Second Estate - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Second Estate From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Baugh, Alexander L. "Second estate" is a Latter-day Saint term that refers to mankind's mortal existence on this earth. In...
Secret Combinations - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Secret Combinations From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hillam, Ray Cole In latter-day scriptures, secret combinations are groups of conspirators who plot and initiat...
Sect - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sect From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Young, Lawrence A. In ordinary usage the word "sect" refers to any body of followers or adherents, ranging from the main religions of the
Seed of Abraham - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Seed of Abraham From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Ostergar, Allen C., Jr. The "seed of Abraham" are those who, through righteousness, inherit the blessings promised Abr...
Seer - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Seer From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Walker, Steven C. In ancient usage, "seer" is an alternative term for prophet (1 Sam. 9:9). A seer is a person endowed by God with a special...
Seer Stones - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Seer Stones From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Turley, Richard E., Jr. Joseph Smith wrote that in 1823 an angel told him about "two stones in silver bows fastened to a breast...
Self-Sufficiency (Self-Reliance) - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Self-Sufficiency (Self-Reliance) From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Macmurray, Val Dan The term "self-sufficiency" refers to a principle underlying the ...
Seminaries - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Seminaries From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Christensen, Joe J. Seminaries are that part of the Church Educational System which provides weekday religious instruction for y...
Senior Citizens - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Senior Citizens From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Peterson, Evan T. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has always had concern for the well-being of its old...
Sermon on the Mount - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sermon on the Mount From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Updegraff, Robert Timothy The Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5-7) is for Latter-day Saints, as well as for all other...
Seth - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Seth From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Adams, L. Lamar Seth was the son of Adam and Eve, a high priest, a patriarch, and one chosen to fill the birthright promise of the covenant ...
Setting Apart - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Setting Apart From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Thompson, Dennis L. "Setting apart" is a priesthood ordinance that is performed by the laying on of hands, authorizing
Seventy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Seventy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry contains three articles Seventy: Overview Seventy: First Council of the Seventy Seventy: Quorums of Seventy The first article
Sex Education - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sex Education From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hutchison, Darlene Chidester Latter-day Saints are instructed that parents have the divinely appointed responsibility and ...
Sexuality - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sexuality From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Olson, Terrance D. In LDS life and thought, sexuality consists of attitudes, feelings, and desires that are God-given and central ...
Sick, Blessing the - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sick, Blessing the From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Kezerian, Nephi K. Latter-day Saints are committed to the reality of healing through faith in Jesus Christ, to a...
LDS Student Association - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism LDS Student Association From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Cannon, Elaine Anderson The LDS Student Association (LDSSA) is an organization which sponsors social, ...
Sign Seeking - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sign Seeking From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Shute, R. Wayne Signs are greeted by the faithful with reverence and appreciation (see Signs As Divine Witness). On the other...
Signs - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Signs From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [Signs mark, indicate, represent, symbolize, give direction, or point to other things beyond themselves, and are sometimes miraculous
Signs As Divine Witness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Signs As Divine Witness From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Shute, R. Wayne Signs have been given by the Lord to manifest his power "both in heaven and in earth" ...
Signs of the Times - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Signs of the Times From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Boone, David F. The phrase "signs of the times" was used by Jesus Christ when he reproved certain antagonists fo...
Signs of the True Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Signs of the True Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Hartshorn, Leon R. The New Testament shows that in the meridian of time Jesus Christ established his...
Silk Culture - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Silk Culture From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Hall, Elizabeth H. President Brigham Young conceived sericulture in the Great Basin as an important component in economic st...
Sin - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sin From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Brown, Bruce L.Author: Olson, Terrance D. Sin is willful wrongdoing. James indicates that it can also be the willful failure to do right: "The...
Single Adults - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Single Adults From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Young, Lawrence A. The Church is generally perceived to be a family church; but for various reasons many Church members be...
Sisterhood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sisterhood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Cannon, Janath RussellAuthor: Mulvay-Derr, Jill Sisterhood, like brotherhood, is rooted in the gospel of Jesus Christ that views...
Smith Family - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith Family From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Reynolds, Sydney Smith Joseph and Lucy Mack Smith, parents of the Prophet Joseph Smith, were married in Tunbridge, Vermont, ...
Smith Family Ancestors - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith Family Ancestors From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Anderson, A. Gary Five generations of the Prophet Joseph Smith's ancestors lived in Topsfield, Massachus...
Smith, Bathsheba Bigler - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Bathsheba Bigler From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Arrington, Harriet Horne Bathsheba Wilson Bigler Smith (1822-1910) was the fourth general president of...
Smith, Emma Hale - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Emma Hale From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Madsen, Carol Cornwall Emma Hale Smith (1804-1879), wife of the Prophet Joseph Smith, was born July 10, 1804, in the...
Smith, George Albert - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, George Albert From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Ellsworth, S. George George Albert Smith (1870-1951), the eighth president of the Church, was born April 4, ...
Smith, Hyrum - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Hyrum From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Van Orden, Bruce A. Among early Mormon leaders, Hyrum Smith (1800-1844) stands next to his brother the Prophet Joseph Smith ...
Smith, Joseph F. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Joseph F. From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Van Orden, Bruce A. Joseph F. Smith (1838-1918), sixth president of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ...
Smith, Joseph Fielding - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Joseph Fielding From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: McConkie, AmeliaAuthor: McConkie, Mark L. Joseph Fielding Smith (1876-1972), the tenth President of the ...
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church) - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church) From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Howard, Ri...
Smith, Joseph Sr. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Joseph Sr. From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Anderson, A. Gary Joseph Smith, Sr. (1771-1840), father of the Prophet Joseph Smith, believed in the religious exp...
Smith, Lucy Mack - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Lucy Mack From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Anderson, Richard Lloyd Lucy Mack Smith (1775-1856) was the mother of the Prophet Joseph Smith and his main biography...
Smith, Mary Fielding - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Mary Fielding From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Madsen, Susan Arrington Mary Fielding Smith (1801-1852) has the unique distinction of being the mother of on...
Smoot Hearings - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smoot Hearings From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Heath, Harvard S. Before seating Senator-elect Reed Smoot, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the U.S. Senat...
Snow, Eliza R. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Snow, Eliza R. From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Beecher, Maureen Ursenbach Dubbed "Zion's poetess" by Joseph Smith, Eliza Roxcy Snow (1804-1887) is still noted widely f...
Snow, Lorenzo - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Snow, Lorenzo From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Smith, Paul Thomas Author: Beecher, Maureen Ursenbach Lorenzo Snow (1814-1901) was the fifth President of The Church of Jes...
Social and Cultural History - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Social and Cultural History From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search Author: May, Dean L. [For nineteenth-century beliefs and customs related more directly to worship, see Pioneer Life and Worship.] As a people, member...
Social Characteristics - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Social Characteristics From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Bahr, Stephen J. The major social characteristics and attitudes of Latter-day Saints in the United State...
Social Services - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Social Services From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Clement, C. Ross The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints calls upon LDS Social Services, a separate corporatio...
Socialization - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Socialization From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thomas, Darwin L. In general, socialization refers to the processes used to internalize the ways of a particular group in ...
Societies and Organizations - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Societies and Organizations From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Cherrington, David J. The vitality and relevance of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have spawned the formation of a wide asso...
Society - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Society From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [Mormon life is inseparably involved with people. See, generally, Children; Community; Family; Lifestyle; Marriage; Men, Roles of; Social and...
Solemn Assemblies - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Solemn Assemblies From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Turley, Richard E., Jr. In the Old Testament, Israel met in solemn assembly on the seventh day of the Feast of the...
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...
Sons of Perdition - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sons of Perdition From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Turner, Rodney In LDS scripture Lucifer and cain are called Perdition, meaning "destruction" (D&C 76:26; Moses 5:2...
Soul - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Soul From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Williams, Richard N. In Latter-day Saint terminology "soul" is used in various ways, with diverse connotations found throughout the scriptur...
South America, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism South America, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of three articles: South America, the Church in: Brazil South America, the Chu...
South Bainbridge (Afton), New York - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism South Bainbridge (Afton), New York From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Madsen, Gordon A. In October 1825, Josiah Stowell (sometimes spelled Stoal) of B...
Spafford, Belle Smith - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Spafford, Belle Smith From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mouritsen, Maren M. Marion Isabelle (Belle) Sims Smith Spafford (1895-1982) was a gifted administrator and...
Spaulding Manuscript - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Spaulding Manuscript From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Chase, Lance D. The Spaulding Manuscript is a fictional story about a group of Romans who, while sailing to ...
Spirit - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Spirit From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jensen, Jay E. The existence of both good and evil spirit beings is a prominent doctrine in LDS theology. Spirits are intelligent, self-...
Spirit Body - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Spirit Body From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Andersen, Wilson K. Latter-day Saints believe that each person was born in premortal life as a spirit son or daughter of God. ...
Light of Christ - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Light of Christ From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dunford, C. Kent The Light of Christ refers to the spiritual power that emanates from God to fill the immensity of spa...
Spirit of Prophecy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Spirit of Prophecy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Plummer, Louise Spirit of prophecy is equated in Revelation 19:10with "the testimony of Jesus." For members of T...
Spirit Prison - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Spirit Prison From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Parsons, Robert J. In Latter-day Saint doctrine the "spirit prison" is both a condition and a place within the postearthly...
Spirit World - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Spirit World From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bowen, Walter D. The spirit world is the habitation of spirits. The earth itself and the living things on the earth have spi...
Spiritual Death - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Spiritual Death From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Romney, Richard M. Spiritual death is the condition of one who is spiritually cut off, temporarily or permanently, fro...
Sports - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sports From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jensen, Clayne R. The LDS Church was a pioneer among religious faiths in promoting physical activity, sports, and recreation for members...
Stake - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Stake From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Albrecht, Stan L. Stakes are an intermediate unit of organization between Church headquarters and the local wards. A stake ordinarily comp...
Stake President, Stake Presidency - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Stake President, Stake Presidency From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cameron, Kim S. The Church officer who presides over several wards (congregations)...
Standard Works - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Standard Works From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Williams, Clyde J. Standard works are the books accepted by Latter-day Saints as scripture: the Bible, Book of Mormon, D...
Stereotyping of Latter-Day Saints - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Stereotyping of Latter-Day Saints From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bunker, Gary L. From the time Joseph Smith's visions became public knowledge, many...
Sterilization - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sterilization From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rytting, Lorry E. Sterilization, including voluntary vasectomies, tied fallopian tubes, or premature hysterectomies, are s...
Stewardship - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Stewardship From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: England, J. Lynn "Stewardship" in LDS vocabulary is responsibility given through the Lord to act in behalf of others. It is ba...
Stick of Joseph - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Stick of Joseph From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [For Latter-day Saints, the "Stick of Joseph" and the "Stick of Ephraim" refer to the Book of Mormon. Both phrases appear in ...
Stick of Judah - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Stick of Judah From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [In LDS terminology, the "Stick of Judah" refers to the Bible. The phrase appears in the book of the prophet Ezekiel (37:19). T...
Stillborn Children - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Stillborn Children From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Inouye, Jeanne B. Medically, a stillborn child is a dead fetus developed to a point at which it normally would h...
Strait and Narrow - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Strait and Narrow From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Mckinlay, Daniel B. Latter-day Saints speak of following the "strait and narrow" path to eternal life. These words are found in both ancient and modern scripture...
Succession in the Presidency - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Succession in the Presidency From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hickman, Martin B. Upon the death of the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d...
Suffering in the World - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Suffering in the World From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Broderick, Carlfred Suffering is inherent in mortality. Physical bodies are subject to pain and discomfo...
Suicide - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Suicide From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Sullivan, Clyde E. From an LDS perspective, suicide is a moral issue and is to be handled with particular sensitivity and human caring...
Sunday - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sunday From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Barksdale, Glen E. Whereas the seventh or sabbath day was established as a day of rest and worship and a commemoration of the Creation (...
Sunday School - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sunday School From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Poelman, B. Lloyd Sunday School in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is held weekly in each local ward or br...
Sword of Laban - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Sword of Laban From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Benson, Reed A. Laban, a Book of Mormon contemporary of Nephi 1 in Jerusalem (c. 600 B.C.), possessed a unique sword. "T...
Symbolism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Symbolism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Compton, Todd The word "symbol" derives from the Greek word sumbolon, which means literally "something thrown together"; this word...
Symbols, Cultural and Artistic - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Symbols, Cultural and Artistic From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Cooper, Rex E. LDS cultural and artistic symbols express a distinctive view of the universe and the purpose of life, and tie the presen...
Category: T - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism The following 42 pages are in this category, out of 42 total. T Tabernacle Choir Tabernacle Organ Tabernacle, Salt Lake City Taylor, Elmina Shepard Taylor, ...
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 ...
Tabernacle Organ - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Tabernacle Organ From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bethards, Jack M. While not the world's largest, the organ in the Salt Lake tabernacle is one of the most famous mus...
Tabernacle, Salt Lake City - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Tabernacle, Salt Lake City From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Anderson, Paul L. This dome-shaped building on Temple Square in Salt Lake City is one of the mos...
Taylor, Elmina Shepard - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Taylor, Elmina Shepard From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jacobsen, Florence Smith Elmina (Mina) Shepard Taylor (1830-1904), the first general president of the Yo...
Taylor, John - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Taylor, John From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Smith, Paul Thomas John Taylor (1808-1887), the third President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was born...
Tea - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Tea From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lyon, Joseph Lynn Devout Latter-day Saints do not drink teas containing caffeine. This practice derives from an 1833 revelation known as the W...
Teacher, Aaronic Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Teacher, Aaronic Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Christianson, Jack R. A deacon in the Aaronic Priesthood is, when worthy, advanced to the offi...
Teachers, Teacher Development - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Teachers, Teacher Development From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Adamson, Harley K. Latter-day Saints consider Jesus the master teacher who sets the exampl...
Teaching the Gospel - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Teaching the Gospel From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Van Mondfrans, Adrian P. Among Latter-day Saints, the ultimate purpose of teaching the gospel is the transform...
Telestial Kingdom - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Telestial Kingdom From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Williams, Clyde J. The Telestial Kingdom in Latter-day Saint understanding is the lowest of the three degrees of g...
Garments - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Garments From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Marshall, Evelyn T. The word "garment" has distinctive meanings to Latter-day Saints. The white undergarment worn by those members w...
Temple Ordinances - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Temple Ordinances From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rozsa, Allen Claire The ordinances performed only in the temple are baptisms for the dead, washings and anointings...
Temple President and Matron - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Temple President and Matron From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Yarn, Marilyn S.Author: Yarn, David H., Jr. Temple presidents and their wives, who serve as matrons, are appointed to specific LDS temples by...
Temple Recommend - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Temple Recommend From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tucker, Robert A. Temples have always been revered and reserved as sacred ground. Anciently, the prophet ezekiel dec...
Temple Square - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Temple Square From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rasmus, Carolyn J. Temple Square is the architectural center of Salt Lake City, sacred ground for The Church of Jesus Chri...
Temples - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Temples From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The articles included under this entry are: Temples: Latter-Day Saint Temple Worship and Activity Temples: History of LDS Temples from 1831 ...
Temptation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Temptation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Paulsen, David L. "Temptation" and related terms in the Old Testament are translated from the Hebrew nasah, meaning "to try" or ...
Ten Commandments - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ten Commandments From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Verhaaren, Bruce T. The Ten Commandments or "decalogue," literally "ten words" (Ex. 34:28; Deut. 4:13;10:4), are usu...
Terrestrial Kingdom - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Terrestrial 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 or kingd...
Testator - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Testator From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Marrott, Robert L. A testator is one who at death leaves a valid will or testament. In certain usages, the word is synonymous with w...
Testimony - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Testimony From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [Testimony is a generic term among Latter-day Saints for the assurance of the reality, truth, and goodness of God, of the teachings and A...
Testimony Bearing - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Testimony Bearing From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Christensen, Clayton Testimony bearing among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a perso...
Testimony of Jesus Christ - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Testimony of Jesus Christ From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rasmussen, Dennis For Latter-day Saints, the first principle of the gospel is faith in Jesus Chris...
Thankfulness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Thankfulness From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Browning, Gary L. From time immemorial those who believe in God have expressed their thankfulness to him. Giving humble than...
Theodicy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Theodicy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Madsen, Truman G. Theodicy is the attempt to explain God's goodness and power and reconcile these with the evident evil in the creat...
Theogony - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Theogony From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Harrell, Charles R. Theogony refers to the origin of God and has been a subject of religious inquiry throughout the ages. Ancient pe...
Theology - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Theology From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Midgley, Louis C. The traditional task of theology (from the Greek theos, God, and logos, study of) is to seek understanding of God'...
Three Nephites - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Three Nephites From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Wilson, William A. LDS stories of the Three Nephites comprise one of the most striking religious legend cycles in the Un...
Time and Eternity - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Time and Eternity From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Robson, Kent E. In Latter-day Saint understanding, time and eternity usually refer to the same reality. Eternity is time with an adjective: It is endless time. E...
Times and Seasons - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Times and Seasons From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Durham, Reed C., Jr. The journalistic voice of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nauvoo, Illinois, the Times and Seasons, was published in 135 i...
Tithing - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Tithing From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Swainston, Howard D. Tithing is the basic contribution by which Latter-day Saints fund the activities of the Church. By revelation to ...
Tobacco - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Tobacco From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lyon, Joseph Lynn Devout Latter-day Saints do not use tobacco in any of its forms. They abstain because of an 1833 revelation known as...
Tolerance - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Tolerance From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Romney, George The LDS principles of tolerance are rooted in the teaching that all who have lived, now live, and will yet live on ...
Topical Guide - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Topical Guide From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Harper, Bruce T. The Latter-day Saint edition of the Bible, first published in 1979, includes a 598-page "Topical Guide wi...
Transfiguration - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Transfiguration From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mouritsen, Dale C. Transfiguration for mortals consists of a temporary physical and spiritual change, allowing them no...
Translated Beings - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Translated Beings From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: McConkie, Mark L. Latter-day Saint scriptures speak of a unique class of beings, persons whom the Lord has "transl...
Tree of Life - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Tree of Life From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Raish, Martin Four images of the Tree of Life are significant for Latter-day Saints: in the Garden of Eden; in Lehi's vision...
Trials - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Trials From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Frandsen, Christie H. Encountering trials, or testing, is one of the purposes of mortality. A key verse of Latter-day Saint understandin...
Smith, Joseph - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Smith, Joseph From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry is divided into four parts: Smith, Joseph: The Prophet Smith, Joseph: Teachings of Joseph Smith Smith, Joseph: Writin...
True and Living Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism True and Living Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Cox, Soren F. "The only true and living church upon the face of the whole earth" is a phrase from a revelation given to the Prophet Joseph Smith (D&C 1...
Truth - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Truth From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Warner, C. Terry The LDS conception of truth does not fit any of the categories in which it has been discussed in the Western philosophica...
Category:U - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:U From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "U" The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total. U United Orders United States of America Unity University of Deseret Unpardonable Sin Urim and...
United Orders - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism United Orders From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Israelsen, L. Dwight "United orders" refers to the cooperative enterprises established in LDS communities of the Great Bas...
United States of America - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism United States of America From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Porter, Roger B. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was first organized in the United S...
Unity - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Unity From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brady, F. Neil The LDS concept of unity focuses primarily on three doctrinal issues: the nature of the Godhead, relations among members of...
University of Deseret - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism University of Deseret From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Peterson, Grethe Ballif On February 28, 1850, two and a half years after the pioneers entered Great Salt L...
Unpardonable Sin - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Unpardonable Sin From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Turner, Rodney The gravest of all sins is blasphemy against the Holy Ghost. One may speak even against Jesus Christ ...
Urim and Thummim - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Urim and Thummim From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Hoskisson, Paul Y. The Urim and Thummim is mentioned in the Bible and, with added details about its use and significance, in latter-day scriptures. It is an instru...
Utah Expedition - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Utah Expedition From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Poll, Richard D. The Utah War of 1857-1858 was the largest military operation in the United States between the times o...
Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Utah Genealogical and Historical Magazine From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Wright, Raymond S., III Printed from 1910 to 1940 by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Utah Genealogical and Hist...
Utah Statehood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Utah Statehood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lyman, Edward Leo By 1847, experience had clearly taught the Latter-day Saints the importance of obtaining more politica...
Utah Territory - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Utah Territory From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Powell, Allan Kent The arrival of the Latter-day Saints in the Salt Lake Valley in July 1847 preceded by only a few mont...
Category:V - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:V From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "V" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. V Values, Transmission of View of the Hebrews Virgin Birth Visions Visions of Joseph Smith Vis...
Values, Transmission of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Values, Transmission of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Weed, Stan E. Like other religious organizations, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is c...
View of the Hebrews - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism View of the Hebrews From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Roberts, Richard C. Ethan Smith's View of the Hebrews (Poultney, Vt., 1823; second enlarged edition, 1825) com...
Virgin Birth - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Virgin Birth From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Colton, Eleanor Mary, mother of Jesus Christ, was a virgin at the time of Jesus' birth. Of Old Testament prophets, isaiah al...
Visions - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Visions From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bergin, Allen E. A vision from God is a form of revelation whereby God discloses himself and his will. It is a visual mode of divine c...
Visions of Joseph Smith - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Visions of Joseph Smith From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Porter, Larry C. Ancient prophets were typically called through a revelatory process-visions and/or re...
Visiting Teaching - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Visiting Teaching From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Boyer, Marian R. Visiting teaching is an organized means whereby the women of the Church receive regular instructi...
Visitors Centers - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Visitors Centers From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. The Church maintains and staffs several historical sites and visitors centers. Their main functions are to introduce visito...
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...
Vocabulary, Latter-Day Saint - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Vocabulary, Latter-Day Saint From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Blair, Robert W. Although Latter-day Saints share with other Christian faiths a general Jude...
Voice of Warning - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Voice of Warning From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Flinders, Neil J. The concept of a divine warning is part of the Judeo-Christian tradition and is a primary focus in...
Volunteerism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Volunteerism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Author: Christensen, Maribeth Latter-day Saint doctrine teaches that basic tenets of a Christ-centered life are charity, love, and j...
Category: W - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism out of 41 total. W War and Peace War in Heaven Ward Ward Budget Ward Council Ward Organization Ward Welfare Com...
War and Peace - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Wood, Robert S. LDS ideas about war and peace are complex. They synthesize a number of basic values. First are the ideals of finding peace in Christ (John 14:27), turnin...
War in Heaven - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.Author: Top, Brent L. When Latter-day Saints speak of the "war in heaven," they generally mean the conflict in the premortal life ...
Ward - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.Author: Alder, Douglas D. The ward is the basic ecclesiastical unit in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is comparable to a Protes...
Ward Budget - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.Author: Smith, Robert J. A ward budget is the fund from which local congregations (wards) finance their activities. Historically, the ...
Ward Council - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Thompson, Dennis L. The ward council (formerly known as the Ward Correlation Council) is the meeting of local leaders wherei...
Ward Organization - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ward Organization Author: Webb, L. Robert A ward is a geographically defined Church unit organized to provide every member the opportunity t...
Ward Welfare Committee - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Cox, John H. Certain officers of each ward form the ward Welfare committee, headed by the bishop. Throug...
Washing of Feet - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.Author: Wangsgard, Douglas A. The ordinance of washing of feet performed by Jesus Christ after the Last Supper with his apostl...
Washings and Anointings - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Parry, Donald W. Ritual anointings were a prominent part of religious rites in the biblical world. Recipients of the anointing included temple offici...
Wealth, Attitudes Toward - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.Author: Robson, R. Thayne [For related articles, see Business; Consecration: Law of Consecration; Equality; ...
Welfare - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism It is a major concern of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to care for the physical, as well as the spiritual, Welfare of its ...
Welfare Farms - The Encyclopedia of MormonismAuthor: Haws, T. Glenn The purchase of farmlands by the Church began in the late 1930s. The intent was to give unemployed people a...
Welfare Services - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.Author: Mangum, Garth L. The basic philosophy underlying the Welfare Services system of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter...
Welfare Square - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Haws, T. Glenn Welfare Square in Salt Lake City is the largest and most complete facility in the Church Welfare system. ...
Wells, Emmeline B. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Wells. Author: Madsen, Carol CornwallAuthor: Richards, Mary Stovall Emmeline Blanche Woodward Wells (1828-1921) was a strong ad...
Wells, Junius F. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Smith, Paul Thomas Junius Free Wells (1854-1930) was the organizer of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association...
Wentworth Letter - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Brandt, Edward J. John Wentworth, editor of the Chicago Democrat, wrote Joseph Smith in 1842 to request information ...
West Indies, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism West Indies, Author: Haroldsen, Edwin O. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took root in the West Indies...
Westward Migration: Planning and Prophecy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Durham, Reed C., Jr. For Brigham Young and his associates, the 1846 exodus from Nauvoo, far from being a disaster...
Whitmer, David - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Perkins, Keith W. David Whitmer (1805-1888) was one of the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon whose testimony has bee...
Whitney Store - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Perkins, Keith W. The Newel K. Whitney store played a major role in the history of the Latter-day Saints in Kirtland, Ohio...
Williams, Clarissa - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Bennett, Evalyn Darger Clarissa Smith Williams (1859-1930) served as the sixth general president of Relief Socie...
Winter Quarters - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Bennett, Richard E. Brigham Young's original plan for the LDS exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois, envisioned a quick journey...
Book of Mormon Witnesses - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Anderson, Richard Lloyd Beginning with the first edition of 1830, the Book of Mormon has generally c...
Witnesses, Law of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author Marrott, Robert L. The scriptural law of witnesses requires that in the mouth of two or three individuals shall ev...
Woman Suffrage - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.A uthor: Madsen, Carol Cornwall Though far removed from the centers of agitation for woman suffrage, LDS women were neither stran...
Woman's Exponent - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Thomas, Shirley W. The Woman's Exponent (1872-1914) was the first publication owned and published by Latter-day Sain...
Women in the Book of Mormon - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Bowen, Donna LeeAuthor: Williams, Camille S.
Women's Topics - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Women's Topics From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Women; their roles in the family, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and in the community; and other issues o...
Women, Roles of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism the evolving nature of women's roles in the context of Church doctrine and ...
Woodruff, Wilford - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Jessee, Dean C. Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), the fourth President of the Church, is especially remembered for his...
Word of Wisdom - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Lyon, Joseph Lynn Word of Wisdom is the common title for a revelation that counsels Latter-day Saints on maintaining goo...
Work, Role of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Work, Author: Cherrington, David J. The role of work, as it has been consistently explained in the scriptures and taught by The Church o...
Works - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism [God has made provision through the Atonement of Jesus Christ for the salvation of the human family. Those things that God does for mankind are c...
World Conferences on Records - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism World Conferences on Records From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Brower, Doris Bayly Two World Conferences on Records have been sponsored by The Church of Je...
World Religions (Non-Christian) and Mormonism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism World Religions (Non-Christian) and Mormonism: Overview World Religions (N...
Worldly, Worldliness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Chidester, C. Richard Latter-day Saints use the term "world" to refer to the planet Earth as well as to the ...
Worlds - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Johnson, Hollis R. Latter-day Saint prophets and scripture teach that other worlds similar to this earth have been and will be created a...
Worship - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.Author: Wondra, Johann Latter-day Saint worship is defined as coming unto the Father in the name of Jesus Christ, in spirit and truth (D&C 93:...
Wrath of God - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Gilchrist, Donald B. The "wrath of God" is a term usually indicating his disapproval of the deeds of the wicked and justifyi...
Wyoming, Pioneer Settlements in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Warner, Ted J. Beginning in 1855, LDS settlements were located in western Wyoming on t...
Category: Y - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total. Young Men Young Woman's Journal Young Women Young, Brigham Young, Zina D. H.Youth Retrieved from "...
Young Men - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Hurst, Mark E.Author: Mitchener, Charles E. The Aaronic Priesthood is the basic organization for the young men of the Church, ages...
Young Woman's Journal - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism.Author: Kelly, Petrea A monthly magazine published in Salt Lake City from 1889 to 1929, Young Woman's Journal serv...
Young Women - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Cannon, Elaine Anderson The Young Women program of the Church in 1990 reached an international membership of one million young...
Young, Brigham - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. [This entry consists of two articles: Young, Brigham: Brigham Young Young, Brigham: Teachings of Brigham Young Brigham Young is...
Young, Zina D. H. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Woodward, Mary Firmage Zina Diantha Huntington Young (1821-1901), third general president of the Relief Society, p...
Youth - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Kapp, Ardeth G. The Church defines "youth" as all men and women ages twelve to eighteen. Church policies and programs for youth are designed...
Category:Z - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. The following 7 pages are in this category, out of 7 total. Zenock Zenos Zion Zion's Camp Zionism Zoram Zoramites Retrieved from "https://eom.byu.edu/inde...
Zenock - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Jackson, Kent P. Zenock. Was a pre-exilic Israelite prophet whose words were found on the plates of brass, a record carried from Jerusalem.
Zenos is one of four Israelite prophets of Old Testament times cited in the Book of Mormon whose writings appeared on the plates of brass.
Zion - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Sorensen, A. Don. Latter-day Saints use the name Zion to signify a group of God's followers or a place where such a group lives.
Zion's Camp - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Author: Chase, Lance D. Zion's Camp was a Latter-day Saint expedition from Kirtland, Ohio, to Clay County, Missouri.
Zionism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Author: Madsen, Truman G. Zion (Hebrew, early the Jerusalem mountain on which the City of David was built) is employed in LDS scripture.
Zoram - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism. The first Zoram was the servant of Laban, a Jewish commander in Jerusalem.
The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Mormon Peoples. Author: Sorenson, John L. At least fifteen distinct groups of people are mentioned in the Book of Mormon.
The Encyclopedia of Mormonism The History, Scripture, Doctrine, and Procedure of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. EDITOR IN CHIEF Daniel H. Ludlow Brigham Young University SENIOR EDITORS Robert J. MatthewsBrigham Young University Charles D. Tate, Jr.Brigham Young University Robert K. Thomas Brigham Youn

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