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Category:O - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:O From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "O" The following 21 pages are in this category, out of 21 total. O Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood Oaths Obedience Occupational Status Oceania, the Church ...
Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Young, Michael K. Among the most important covenants is the oath and covenant of the priesthood, a set of mutual promises bet...
Oaths - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Oaths From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Szink, Terrence L. Oaths are solemn declarations used to affirm a statement or strengthen a promise. Anciently, oath-swearing formed an im...
Obedience - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Obedience From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brown, Cheryl Obedience in the context of the gospel of Jesus Christ means to comply with God's will, to live in accordance with h...
Occupational Status - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Occupational Status From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dyer, William G. Occupational and employment data collected in the United States, Canada, Britain, Japan, and ...
Oceania, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Oceania, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Britsch, R. Lanier The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been established in Oceania (the ...
Ohio, LDS Communities in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ohio, LDS Communities in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. The Church became established in Ohio after Rigdon, Sidneyand his Reformed Baptist congregations at Mentor ...
Oil, Consecrated - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Oil, Consecrated From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hoskisson, Paul Y. Olive oil is used by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in blessing the s...
Old Testament - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Old Testament From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rasmussen, Ellis T. The Old Testament is one of the standard works, or scriptures, accepted by The Church of Jesus Christ ...
Omnipotent God; Omnipresence of God; Omniscience of God - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Omnipotent God; Omnipresence of God; Omniscience of God From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Paulsen, David L. The Church of Jesus ...
Jesus Christ - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jesus Christ From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry consists of twelve articles: Jesus Christ: Overview Jesus Christ: Prophecies About Jesus Christ Jesus Christ: Firstborn ...
Opposition - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Opposition From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Edwards, Kay P. Opposition and agency are eternal and interrelated principles in the theology of The Church of Jesus Christ of L...
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 ...
Ordination to the Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ordination to the Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brewster, Hoyt W., Jr. Ordination to the priesthood is required in The Church of Jesus Chris...
Organ Transplants and Donations - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Organ Transplants and Donations From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Mineer, Wayne A. Because the transplanting of body parts raises some concerns regarding ethics and moral issues, the Church has issue...
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 ...
Organization - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Organization From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry is divided into two parts: Organization: Organizational and Administrative History Organization: Contemporary Organizat...
Organization of the Church in New Testament Times - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Organization of the Church in New Testament Times From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Carmack, John K. Organization of the Church 1830 O...
Organization of the Church, 1830 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Organization of the Church, 1830 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Carmack, John K. On Tuesday, April 6, 1830, under the direction of the Prophet Josep...
Origin of Man - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Origin of Man From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Sorenson, John L. The view of the "origin of man" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints differs significantly...
Original Sin - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Original Sin From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Merrill, Byron R. While The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches that the transgression of Adam and Eve broug...
Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy, Heresy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Orthodoxy, Heterodoxy, Heresy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bradford, M. Gerald Concepts of orthodoxy, heterodoxy, and heresy are found in virtually a...
Category:P - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:P From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "P" The following 88 pages are in this category, out of 88 total. P Pageants Palmyra/Manchester, New York Papyri, Joseph Smith Parables Paradise Parmley, Lavern...
Pageants - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pageants From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Woodbury, Lael J. In the Church, pageants are outdoor theatrical productions that celebrate a place, person, or event in religious h...
Palmyra/Manchester, New York - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Palmyra/Manchester, New York From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Porter, Larry C. The Palmyra/Manchester area of New York is significant to the LDS Church be...
Papyri, Joseph Smith - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Papyri, Joseph Smith From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Todd, Jay M. The term "Joseph Smith papyri" refers narrowly to twelve extant pieces of the Egyptian papyrus ...
Parables - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Parables From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Howe, Susan Parables are short didactic narratives that make use of characters, situations, and customs familiar to their audience. ...
Paradise - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Paradise From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thomas, M. Catherine Paradise is a Persian word (para-daeza, meaning "enclosure") that came into Greek and meant a pleasant place, s...
Parmley, Lavern Watts - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Parmley, Lavern Watts From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Embry, Jessie L. Martha LaVern Watts Parmley (1900-1980) served as general president of the primary of The...
Law of Moses - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Law of Moses From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: FALK, ZE'EV W.Author: Parker, Douglas H. Distinctive views concerning the Law of Moses and its relationship to Christ and to...
Patriarch - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Patriarch From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of two articles: Patriarch: Stake Patriarchand Patriarch: Patriarch to the Church. A patriarch is a Church priesthoo...
Patriarchal Blessings - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Patriarchal Blessings From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mortimer, William James The practice of a father blessing his sons and daughters can be traced from earlie...
Patriarchal Order of the Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Patriarchal Order of the Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mckinlay, Lynn A. To Latter-day Saints, the patriarchal order of the priesthoo...
Patten, David W. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Patten, David W. From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Baugh, Alexander L. David Wyman Patten (1799-1838), son of Benenio (Benoni) Patten and Abigale (Edith) Cole, was bor...
Paul - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Paul From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Schaelling, J. Philip The Church recognizes Paul as a true apostle of Jesus Christ. No other early Apostle has had the impact on subsequent ...
War and Peace - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism War and Peace From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search 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...
Pearl of Great Price - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pearl of Great Price From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. The Pearl of Great Price consists of a diverse collection of sacred works that are accepted as scripture by Latter-...
Jesus Christ in the Scriptures - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jesus Christ in the Scriptures From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of four articles: Jesus Christ in the Scriptures: Jesus Christ in the Bibl...
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...
Perfection - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Perfection From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hawkins, Carol Lee Through all generations, God has commanded his children to be perfect. His mandates to Abraham, "Walk before ...
Perpetual Emigrating Fund (PEF) - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Perpetual Emigrating Fund (PEF) From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Boone, David F. To assist Latter-day Saints in the eastern United States and Europe to...
Persecution - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Persecution From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hawkins, Lisa Bolin Jesus told his followers that they would be persecuted, but promised them a great reward in heaven (Matt. ...
Personal Ancestral File - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Personal Ancestral File From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mayfield, David M. Personal Ancestral File is a genealogical software package produced by the Church f...
Peter From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hall, John Franklin Simon Bar-Jona, later known as Cephas or Peter, became the senior and chief apostle of Jesus Christ. He was evidently ...
Philosophy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Philosophy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Riddle, Chauncey C. Philosophy (the "love of wisdom") originated in the Western world in ancient Greece. The attempt to find wis...
Physical Body - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Physical Body From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Van De Graaf, Kent M. Latter-day Saints believe that the physical human body was created by God in his express image, and ...
Physical Fitness and Recreation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Physical Fitness and Recreation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Thorstenson, Clark T. The Church has always endorsed recreation and fitness as desirable and worthy of promotion. Recreational activi...
Pioneer Day - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pioneer Day From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cannon, D. James July 24, Pioneer Day, is celebrated yearly in "Mormon Country" and increasingly on an international scale amo...
Pioneer Economy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pioneer Economy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Arrington, Leonard J. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the major force contributing to the economic...
Pioneer Life and Worship - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pioneer Life and Worship From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Walker, Ronald W. The first members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worshiped like the converts of many new religions: their dev...
Plan of Salvation, Plan of Redemption - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Plan of Salvation, Plan of Redemption From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lund, Gerald N. Latter-day Saints believe that eons ago, God, in his infin...
Plates, Metal - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Plates, Metal From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The Book of Mormon mentions several records, most of which were inscribed on metal plates. The text of the Book of Mormon was in...
Plural Marriage - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Plural Marriage From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bachman, DanelAuthor: Esplin, Ronald K. Plural marriage was the nineteenth-century LDS practice of a man marrying more...
Policies, Practices, and Procedures - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Policies, Practices, and Procedures From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: May, Frank O., Jr. The First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have developed policies, practices, and procedu...
Politics - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Politics From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [Included in this entry are four articles: Politics: Political History Politics: Political Teachings Politics: Political Culture Politics: ...
Polygamy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Polygamy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The main article on this subject is Plural Marriage. Under the direction of the Prophet Joseph Smith, some members of The Church of Jesus ...
Polynesian Cultural Center - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Polynesian Cultural Center From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Fox, Charles Jay The Polynesian Cultural Center is located in Laie, Hawaii, on the north shore o...
Polynesians - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Polynesians From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Shumway, Eric B. Polynesia is most frequently identified as those Pacific islands lying within an enormous triangle extending ...
Pornography - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pornography From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cline, Victor B. Pornography refers to explicit depictions of sexual activity in written or pictorial form in an exploitive st...
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...
Poverty, Attitudes Toward - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Poverty, Attitudes Toward From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cherrington, David J. For Latter-day Saints, as for all Christians, attending to the needs of the ...
Pratt, Orson - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pratt, Orson From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Whittaker, David J. As a member of the first Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the modern dispensation, Orson Pratt participa...
Pratt, Parley Parker - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pratt, Parley Parker From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Porter, Larry C. One of the most significant LDS missionaries, writers, poets, and thinkers to emerge during...
Prayer - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prayer From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Blanch, Mae Prayer marked the beginning of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when God the Father and his son Jesus Christ ...
Prayer Circle - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prayer Circle From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tate, George S. The prayer circle is a part of Latter-day Saint temple worship, usually associated with the Endowment cere...
Pre-Existence (Pre-Earthly Existence) - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pre-Existence (Pre-Earthly Existence) From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search [The term "pre-existence," or more accurately, "premortal existence," refers to a period of individual conscious and accountable ...
Preaching the Gospel - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Preaching the Gospel From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Pinegar, Max L. Prior to his ascension, the resurrected Savior charged his apostles to "teach all nations, b...
Predestination - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Predestination From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Draper, Richard D. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rejects the belief in predestination-that God predete...
Preface - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Preface From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Ludlow, Daniel H. According to a standard definition, an encyclopedia is to "treat comprehensively all the various branches of knowledge" pertaining to a particular subject. The sub...
Premarital Sex - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Premarital Sex From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hansen, H. Reese Throughout the centuries, the Lord has declared very clearly that sexual relations outside of marriage ...
Premortal Life - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Premortal Life From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brown, Gayle Oblad Prior to mortal birth individuals existed as men and women in a spirit state and thus coexisted with ...
Presidency, Concept of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Presidency, Concept of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ritchie, J. Bonner The administrative/leadership calling of presidency is part of the presiding structur...
President of the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism President of the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: England, LynnAuthor: Warner, W. Keith The President of the Church is the prophet, seer, and revelator ...
Presiding Bishopric - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Presiding Bishopric From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dyer, Wm. Gibb, Jr.Author: Burton, H. David The Presiding Bishopric consists of three men, the Presiding Bisho...
Presiding High Priest - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Presiding High Priest From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Doxey, Roy W. "Presiding high priest" is a phrase sometimes used in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d...
Press and Publications - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Press and Publications From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search [From its beginning, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was frequently attacked and abused by the press. For a concise statement on the relationsh...
Press, News Media, and the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Press, News Media, and the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Pratte, Paul Alfred Early press coverage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was shaped by the traditions of the p...
Pride - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Pride From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Benson, Reed A. In an address drawing together Book of Mormon and other scriptural teachings regarding pride, President Ezra Taft Benson c...
Priest, Aaronic Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priest, Aaronic Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hollist, W. Ladd Priest is the highest office of the Aaronic Priesthood to which young male memb...
Priestcraft - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priestcraft From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tate, Charles D., Jr. The Book of Mormon says, "Priestcrafts are that men preach and set themselves up for a light unto the wo...
Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ellsworth, Richard G.Author: Luthy, Melvin J. [Other articles dealing with various aspects of the priesthood are Aaronic Priesth...
Priesthood Blessings - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priesthood Blessings From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cameron, J. Elliot Priesthood blessings are pronounced in connection with most of the essential ordinances o...
Priesthood Councils - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priesthood Councils From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ritchie, J. Bonner The concept of a council in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints embodies both a...
Priesthood Executive Committee, Stake and Ward - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priesthood Executive Committee, Stake and Ward From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Bradford, David C. The ward priesthood executive committee (PEC) consists of the leaders of key ward or...
Priesthood in Biblical Times - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priesthood in Biblical Times From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ludlow, Victor L. Throughout the biblical period, God called prophets and other servants to ...
Priesthood Interview - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priesthood Interview From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Boss, R. Wayne The Church has developed a system of regularly scheduled priesthood interviews for effective ...
Priesthood Offices - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priesthood Offices From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Harper, Bruce T. Priesthood offices are appointments or callings in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sai...
Priesthood Quorums - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Priesthood Quorums From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tingey, Sherman N. All bearers of any given priesthood office in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
Primary - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Primary From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Shumway, Naomi M. The Primary is an organized program of religious instruction and activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-da...
Disciplinary Procedures - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Disciplinary Procedures From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hafen, Bruce C. To aid the spiritual development of its members, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...
Proclamations of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Proclamations of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Matthews, Robert J. In performance of their c...
Procreation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Procreation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Barlow, Brent A. Latter-day Saints have an exceptionally positive view of procreation. After God commanded Adam and Eve to "mu...
Profanity - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Profanity From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Von Harrison, Grant General Authorities of the Church have defined profanity to include the following: (1) blasphemy (irreverent u...
Prohibition - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prohibition From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thompson, Brent G. Partly because belief in the Word of Wisdom supported abstinence from alcoholic beverages, Prohibition was ...
Prolonging Life - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prolonging Life From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Doty, Donald B. Medical science has made it possible to sustain physical life by artificial support systems under circ...
Promised Land, Concept of a - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Promised Land, Concept of a From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cole, Clarissa Katherine In the Book of Mormon, the prophet Lehi spoke of a particular Promise...
Prophecy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prophecy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Seely, David R. Latter-day Saints believe in both ancient and modern prophecy; indeed, continuing prophetic guidance is held to be a...
Prophecy in Biblical Times - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prophecy in Biblical Times From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Seely, David R. From Adam (Moses 6:8) to John the Revelator, the Lord has revealed his word to p...
Prophecy in the Book of Mormon - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prophecy in the Book of Mormon From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Fronk, Camille The Book of Mormon reports prophecies made during a thousand-year period ...
Prophet - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prophet From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of two articles: Prophet: Prophetspresents the LDS belief in prophets, both past and present, as an integral part of the...
Prophet Joseph Smith - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prophet Joseph Smith From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [Joseph Smith, Jr., Prophet and first President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the primary ...
Prophet, Seer, and Revelator - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Prophet, Seer, and Revelator From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Church, Lewis R. "Prophet, seer, and revelator" is the threefold title applied to all who have received the fulness of the keys of the Melc...
Protestantism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Protestantism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dillenberger, JohnAuthor: Keller, Roger Christian Protestantism may be viewed as the product of late medieval "protests" a...
Psalms, Messianic Prophecies in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Psalms, Messianic Prophecies in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jones, Gerald E. The Psalms are a rich source of messianic prophecy; indeed Psalms 2, ...
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...
Public Communications - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Public Communications From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Madsen, Arch L. The Public Affairs Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organ...
Public Relations - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Public Relations From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Haglund, Elizabeth M. Many public relations programs, activities, and services exist in The Church of Jesus Christ o...
Public Speaking - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Public Speaking From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Woodbury, Lael J. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages its members at all ages to express public...
Publications - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Publications From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Draper, Larry W. From its inception in 1830, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been a diverse and prolific...
Purpose of Earth Life - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Purpose of Earth Life From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry consists of two articles: Purpose of Earth Life: LDS Perspective discusses the Mormon understanding of...
Category:Q - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:Q From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "Q" This category contains only the following page. Q Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Retrieved from "https://eom.byu.edu/index.php?title=Category:Q&oldid=69" Cat...
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Quorum of the Twelve Apostles From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Nelson, William O. Twelve men ordained to the Melchizedek Priesthood office of apostle con...
Category:R - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:R From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "R" The following 35 pages are in this category, out of 35 total. R Race, Racism Raising the Dead Reason and Revelation Rebaptism Record Keeping Redeemer Reform...
Race, Racism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Race, Racism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Flores, Cassia C.Author: Flores, Enoc Q. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches that all humans are literal...
Raising the Dead - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Raising the Dead From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Flake, Dennis D. God has the power to raise the dead. This truth is confirmed by ancient scripture and reaffirmed by...
Reason and Revelation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Reason and Revelation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Hancock, Ralph C. LDS teaching affirms the supreme authority of divine revelation. However, revelation is not understood as an impediment to rational inq...
Rebaptism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Rebaptism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Garrett, H. Dean Once a person joins The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, circumstances requiring rebaptism are unusua...
Record Keeping - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Record Keeping From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Norton, Beverly J. The keeping of records is done in response to a direct commandment from the Lord and is considered a ...
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...
Reformation (LDS) of 1856-1857 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Reformation (LDS) of 1856-1857 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Peterson, Paul H. A rejuvenation movement initiated by Church leaders in 1856-1857 to re...
Protestant Reformation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Protestant Reformation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jensen, De Lamar The sixteenth-century Reformation was a major religious upheaval that has had repercuss...
Region, Regional Representative - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Region, Regional Representative From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Day, Gerald J. Regions are intermediate geographic units positioned between the stake ...
Reincarnation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Reincarnation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Palmer, Spencer J. Reincarnation refers to a theory that one spirit (life or soul) passes from one material body to anothe...
Relief Society - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Relief Society From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mulvay-Derr, JillAuthor: Cannon, Janath R. The Relief Society is the official adult women's organization of The Church o...
Relief Society in Nauvoo - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Relief Society in Nauvoo From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Winder, Barbara W. Organized in 1842, the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo differed from other contem...
Relief Society Magazine - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Relief Society Magazine From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Sharp, Marianne Clark The Relief Society Magazine was the official monthly publication of the women's ...
Religious Experience - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Religious Experience From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Madsen, Truman G. In the gospel of Jesus Christ, personal religious experience is the foundation, vitality, ...
Religious Freedom - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Religious Freedom From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [Latter-day Saints have always been vigorous defenders of religious liberty and have frequently been the victims of relig...
Remission of Sins - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Remission of Sins From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bradshaw, William S. "Remission of sins" is the scriptural phrase that describes the primary purpose of baptism: t...
Repentance - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Repentance From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Lyon, James K. Repentance is the process by which humans set aside or overcome sins by changing hearts, attitudes, and actions t...
Restoration of All Things - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Restoration of All Things From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Maxwell, Cory H. The concept of a restoration of all things is biblical and is frequently spoken o...
Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Shute, R. Wayne When Latter-day Saints speak of the "restoration o...
Restorationism, Protestant - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Restorationism, Protestant From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dillenberger, JohnAuthor: Keller, Roger R. Beginning about 1800, a religious movement known as t...
Resurrection - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Resurrection From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Callister, Douglas L. Resurrection is the reunion of the spirit with an immortal physical body. The body laid in the grave i...
Retrenchment Association - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Retrenchment Association From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Madsen, Carol Cornwall The retrenchment movement, conceived in 1869 by President Brigham Young to en...
Revelation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Revelation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Riddle, Chauncey C. Receiving personal revelation is a vital and distinctive part of the LDS religious experience. Response to p...
Revelations, Unpublished - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Revelations, Unpublished From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Caldwell, C. Max Not all revelations of God to his latter-day prophets have been formally published,...
Reverence - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Reverence From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mckinlay, Lynn A. Latter-day Saints share with other religious people an inner yearning or inclination to venerate that which is h...
Reynolds V. United States - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Reynolds V. United States From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Riggs, Robert E. Reynolds V. United States (98 U.S. 145 [1879]) was the first U.S. Supreme Court d...
Riches of Eternity - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Riches of Eternity From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Parry, Catherine Corman Eternal riches come from God and are associated with wisdom and eternal life: "Seek not ...
Richmond Jail - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Richmond Jail From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Christy, Howard A. When the Latter-day Saints at Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri, surrendered to the state militia in ...
Ricks College - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Ricks College From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Samuelson, Scott Ricks College is a private, two-year accredited college owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ ...
Rigdon, Sidney - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Rigdon, Sidney From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Van Orden, Bruce A. Sidney Rigdon (1793-1876) was one of Joseph Smith's closest friends and advisers. He was also a reno...
Righteousness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Righteousness From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Gardner, Marvin K. Righteousness comprises a broad group of concepts and traits. As with the biblical Hebrew sedek and the...
Robison, Louise Yates - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Robison, Louise Yates From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cannon, Janath R. Louise Yates Robison (1866-1946) succeeded Clarissa Williams to become the seventh gener...
Rogers, Aurelia Spencer - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Rogers, Aurelia Spencer From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cazier, Shirley A. Aurelia Spencer Rogers (1834-1922), the first primary president of the Church, was ...
Ruth From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bennion, Francine R. The heroine of the biblical book of Ruth has been both a formal and an informal model of ideal womanhood for members of...

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