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Category:L - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:L From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "L" The following 40 pages are in this category, out of 40 total. L Laman Lamanite Mission of 1830-1831 Lamanites Lamb of God Last Days Last Supper Latter-Day S...
Laman - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Laman From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Parrish, Alan K. Laman was the eldest of six sons of Lehi and Sariah. Lehi was the patriarchal head and prophet at the beginning of the Bo...
Lamanite Mission of 1830-1831 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lamanite Mission of 1830-1831 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Parkin, Max H. The mission to western Missouri in 1830-1831 was important for three reason...
Lamanites - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lamanites From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thomasson, Gordon C. The name Lamanite refers to an Israelite people spoken of in the Book of Mormon, who were descendants of Lehi...
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...
Last Days - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Last Days From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Barton, Grant E. The term "last days" refers to the current period of time, the preparatory era before the second coming of the Ch...
Latter-Day Saints (LDS) - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Latter-Day Saints (LDS) From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bennett, Robert The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (D&C 115:4) sees itself as a restorati...
Law - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Law From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Four different articles treat diverse aspects of LDS beliefs and experience with law. Two of the articles are grouped below: Law: Overview Law: Divin...
Law of Adoption - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Law of Adoption From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bloxham, V. Ben The house of Israel in a spiritual and eternal perspective will finally include all who are the true f...
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...
Lawsuits - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lawsuits From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Williams, Gerald R. Church members are usually inclined to avoid litigation and to find less contentious ways of resolving differenc...
Lay Participation and Leadership - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lay Participation and Leadership From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Thompson, Paul H. One of the important defining characteristics of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is lay participa...
Laying on of Hands - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Laying on of Hands From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dunford, C. Kent The laying on of hands on the head of an individual as a religious ceremony has served many pur...
LDS Business College - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism LDS Business College From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Beesley, Kenneth H. The LDS Business College, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a fully-accredited, two-ye...
LDS Foundation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism LDS Foundation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Wanamaker, David A. The LDS Foundation is the department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that encoura...
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, ...
Leadership Training - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Leadership Training From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dyer, William G. The local and general leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are lay memb...
Lectures on Faith - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lectures on Faith From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dahl, Larry E. Included under the title "Lectures on Faith" in the 1835 edition of the Doctrine and Covenants, the...
Lee, Harold B. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lee, Harold B. From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Goates, L. Brent Harold Bingham Lee (1899-1973) became the eleventh President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-da...
Legal and Judicial History of the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Legal and Judicial History of the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Riggs, Robert E. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has usually relied upon the law for protection and...
Lehi - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lehi From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Szink, Terrence L. The patriarch and prophet Lehi led his family from Jerusalem to the western hemisphere about 600 B.C. and was the progeni...
Levitical Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Levitical Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ballantyne, Verdon W. Levitical Priesthood is a rarely used term today, and it is sometimes applied to the A...
Liahona the Elders' Journal - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Liahona the Elders' Journal From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Garr, Arnold K. The official publication for all the North American missions of the Church fro...
Liberty Jail - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Liberty Jail From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Flake, Lawrence R. In 1833 a small jail was constructed in Liberty, the seat of Clay County, Missouri. In 1856 the building ...
Libraries and Archives - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Libraries and Archives From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Evans, Max J. Latter-day Saints believe that people should document God's dealings with them. Without sacred records, people are destined to "dwindle a...
Life and Death, Spiritual - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Life and Death, Spiritual From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Bergin, Sue Unlike physical life and death, over which individuals have little control, spiritual life and death are opposite poles between which...
Lifestyle - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lifestyle From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Edwards, Jaroldeen Early Latter-day Saints, who typically gathered into their own communities and shared cultural and religious co...
Light and Darkness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Light and Darkness From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Miller, Harold L., Jr. Many juxtapositions of light and darkness are identifiable in latter-day scripture. Darkness was apparently the primeval condition (Gen....
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...
Light-Mindedness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Light-Mindedness From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Fillmore, William N. Modern scripture deals with "light-mindedness" as trivializing the sacred or making light of sa...
Literature, Mormon Writers of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Literature, Mormon Writers of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry is made up of five essays: Drama Literature, Mormon Writers of: Novels Literature, Mo...
God the Father - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism God the Father From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry is composed of four articles: God the Father: Overview God the Father: Names and Titles God the Father: Glory of God...
Lord's Prayer - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lord's Prayer From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bergin, Sue Latter-day Saints regard the Lord's Prayer, which appears twice in the New Testament and once in the Book of M...
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: Sacramentand Sacrament: Sacrament Prayers. The first part explains the practice of partaking of the Sacramen...
Lost Scripture - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lost Scripture From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cloward, Robert A. Latter-day Saints recognize that many ancient scriptures have been lost. Some contents of these sacre...
Gambling - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Gambling From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tate, Charles D., Jr. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints condemns gambling, games of chance, and lotteries as moral evi...
Love - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Love From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Paulsen, Vivian The "pure love of Christ" (Moro. 7:47) is the foundation of true religion. A lawyer once asked Jesus Christ, "Master, which ...
Devils - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Devils From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Riddle, Chauncey C. In LDS discourse, the term "devil" denotes anyone who promotes the cause of evil, but it is especially applied to th...
Lyman, Amy Brown - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Lyman, Amy Brown From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Engar, Ann WillardsonAuthor: Engar, Amy Lyman Amy Brown Lyman (1872-1959) was the eighth general president of the Re...
Category:M - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:M From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "M" The following 90 pages are in this category, out of 90 total. M Magazines Magic Magnifying One's Calling Malachi, Prophecies of Man of Holiness Man's Search...
Magazines - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Magazines From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Tice, Richard From the earliest years of the Church, it has sought to build and strengthen the LDS community through a wide variet...
Magic - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Magic From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thomas, Janet "Magic" anciently implied something akin to sorcery, and modern definitions retain this sense as well as a host of other mea...
Magnifying One's Calling - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Magnifying One's Calling From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Evenson, William E. Magnifying one's calling is a common exhortation among Latter-day Saints. In the...
Malachi, Prophecies of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Malachi, Prophecies of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Horton, George A. The importance of Malachi's prophecies is reflected in their prominence in nonbiblical...
Man of Holiness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Man of Holiness From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jones, Gerald E. According to Enoch's record, Man of Holiness is one name of God: "In the language of Adam, Man of Hol...
Man's Search for Happiness - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Man's Search for Happiness From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Johnson, Peter N. "Man's Search for Happiness" (1964) is a motion picture noted for its skillful...
History of the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism History of the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry discusses the History of the Church in the following six periods: History of the Church: c 1820-1831,...
Manifesto of 1890 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Manifesto of 1890 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Peterson, Paul H. The Manifesto of 1890 was a proclamation by President Wilford Woodruff that the Church had disco...
Mankind - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mankind From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Walker, Steven C. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints views all descendants of Adam and Eve as the children of God-not in ...
Manuscript, Lost 116 Pages - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Manuscript, Lost 116 Pages From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Chritchlow, William J., III The first 116 pages of the original manuscript of Joseph Smith's tra...
Marriage - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Marriage From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of two articles: The first article, Marriage: Social and Behavioral Perspectives, is an overview of the concept of mar...
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...
Marriage Supper of the Lamb - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Marriage Supper of the Lamb From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Madsen, John M. According to ancient and modern scripture, Jesus Christ, the bridegroom (Matt....
Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Bentley, Joseph I. The violent deaths of the Prophet Joseph Smith at the age of thirty-eight and his brother Hyrum Smith (age...
Martyrs - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Martyrs From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Patch, Robert C. The term "martyr" (Greek martys, "a witness") in Christianity refers to a person who has suffered death because of hi...
Mary, Mother of Jesus - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mary, Mother of Jesus From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Fronk, Camille Centuries before her birth, Book of Mormon prophets referred to Mary by name in prophecies ...
Material Culture - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Material Culture From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thatcher, Elaine The artifacts of a society are known as its material culture. Latter-day Saints, like all other cul...
Maternity and Child Health Care - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Maternity and Child Health Care From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Waters, Christine Croft Before professional doctors and nurses assumed primary responsibility for delivering health care, LDS women p...
Matter - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Matter From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Grant, David M. By the end of the eighteenth century, modern scientific methods had begun to provide new insights into the fundamental n...
Matthew, Gospel of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Matthew, Gospel of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Phillips, Wm. Revell Latter-day Saints consider the Gospel of Matthew as the preeminent introduction to the New ...
McKay, David O. - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism McKay, David O. From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Allen, James B. David O. McKay (1873-1970), sustained as the ninth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d...
Medical Practices - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Medical Practices From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Samuelson, Cecil O. At the time the Church was established (1830), medical science was in its infancy. Fundamental...
Meetinghouse - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Meetinghouse From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hamilton, C. Mark Meetinghouses for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are often called chapels, but...
Meetinghouse Libraries - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Meetinghouse Libraries From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Marlow, Beth M. Meetinghouse libraries in the wards and branches of the Church are provided to assist La...
Meetings, Major Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Meetings, Major Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dyer, William G. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are a meeting-going people. ...
Melchizedek - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Melchizedek From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry consists of two articles: Melchizedek: LDS Sources, a discussion of what is known of Melchizedek from Church scripture and...
Melchizedek Priesthood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Melchizedek Priesthood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry consists of two articles: Melchizedek Priesthood: Powers and Offices in the Melchizedek Priesthood i...
Membership - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Membership From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Charney, Linda A. Membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a fulfilling, lifelong undertaking. It begins...
Membership Records - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Membership Records From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brown, Thomas E. When the Church was organized in 1830, Joseph Smith was instructed "that a regular list of all ...
Men, Roles of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Men, Roles of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Brown, Victor L., Jr. For men in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the ideal example of manhood is Jesus Ch...
Mental Health - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mental Health From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bergin, Allen E. Recognizing the need for mental health services, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, like ot...
Justice and Mercy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Justice and Mercy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Hafen, Bruce C. Justice and mercy are attributes of deity. They are also eternal principles. The "justice of God" (Alma 41:2;42:14) is a principle so fundamental...
Death and Dying - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Death and Dying From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Gillespie, L. Kay At death, the spirit and body separate and "the spirits of all men, whether they be good or evil, are taken home to that God who gave them life" (A...
Meridian of Time - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Meridian of Time From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Burton, Marshall T. The meridian of time has been defined by one LDS apostle as "the middle or high point of that po...
Messenger and Advocate - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Messenger and Advocate From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Caldwell, J. Leroy The Latter Day Saints' Messenger and Advocate was published in Kirtland, Ohio, from October 1834 to September 1837-thirty-six sixtee...
Messiah - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Messiah From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. Messiah: Messiah Author: GALBRAITH, DAVID B. Messiah Messiah is a Hebrew term signifying "anointed one." The Greek equivalent is christos, wh...
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 ...
Metaphysics - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Metaphysics From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Rasmussen, Dennis Metaphysics is the branch of philosophy concerned with the ultimate nature of reality, including those aspec...
Mexico and Central America, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mexico and Central America, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Contents 1 Mexico and Central America, the Church in: Mexico 1.1 Bibliography 2 Mexico and Central America, the Church in...
Mexico, Pioneer Settlements in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mexico, Pioneer Settlements in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Robinson, Shirley Taylor LDS colonization in Mexico was planned as a place of refuge fro...
Adam - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Adam From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. This entry consists of two sections: Adam: LDS Sources Adam: Ancient Sources The first article discusses LDS teachings about Adam. The second one o...
Middle East, the Church in the - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Middle East, the Church in the From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Toronto, James A. Political turmoil in the Ottoman empire, two world wars, and restricti...
Military and the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Military and the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Oaks, Robert C. Although the Church is opposed to war and recognizes that going to war is a very poor alternative in resolving conflicts, tens of tho...
Millenarianism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Millenarianism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Underwood, Grant While the word "Millennium" simply means a thousand years, the Millennium is usually understood as a th...
Millennial Star - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Millennial Star From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Peterson, Stanley A. The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star was the official publication of the Church in the british ...
Millennium - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Millennium From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Pixton, Paul B. As a generic term, "Millennium" connotes any period of 1,000 years' duration. In the Judeo-Christian tradition, ...
Minorities - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Minorities From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [In the Book of Mormon, God invites "all to come unto him and partake of his goodness; and he denieth none that come unto him, black an...
Miracles - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Miracles From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hedengren, Paul C. A miracle is a beneficial event brought about through divine power that mortals do not understand and of themselv...
Mission, Mission President - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mission, Mission President From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Day, Gerald J. In 1990, some 257 mission presidents, along with their wives, and sometimes famil...
Missionary Training Centers - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Missionary Training Centers From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Cowan, Richard O. In 1832 a revelation given through the Prophet Joseph Smith in Kirtland, Ohio, directed the elders to tarry and conduct a s...
Missionary, Missionary Life - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Missionary, Missionary Life From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Condie, Spencer J. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints accept Jesus' in...
Missions - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Missions From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cleverly, Dean B. The mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is to invite everyone to come to Christ. This inclu...
Missions of the Twelve to the British Isles - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Missions of the Twelve to the British Isles From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Whittaker, David J.Author: Moss, James R. Between 1837 and 184...
Missouri - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Missouri From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of two articles: Missouri: LDS Communities in Jackson and Clay Counties Missouri: LDS Communities in Caldwell and Davi...
Missouri Conflict - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Missouri Conflict From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Parkin, Max H. Incidents of discord between Latter-day Saints and their neighbors in Missouri from 1831 to 1839 ar...
Modesty - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Modesty From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [A quality of mind, heart, and body, modesty is an attitude of humility, decency, and propriety that may be evidenced in thought, language, d...
Modesty in Dress - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Modesty in Dress From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Thompson-Holbrook, Michele Latter-day Saints believe that modest dress reflects commitment to a Christlike life and ...
Mormon - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormon From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Roundy, Phyllis Ann Mormon was a prophet, an author, and the last nephite military commander (c. A.D. 310-385). The Book of Mormon bears...
Mormon Battalion - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormon Battalion From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Yurtinus, John F. Though it never fought a battle, the Mormon Battalion, a volunteer unit in the 1846 U.S. campaign ...
Mormon Handicraft - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormon Handicraft From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Clark, Carol L. Mormon Handicraft, a consignment store for handwork, including quilts, rugs, dolls, baby clothes, ...
Mormon Pioneer Trail - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormon Pioneer Trail From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Kimball, Stanley B. The approximately 1,300-mile-long trail from Nauvoo, Illinois, to Salt Lake City, Utah, ...
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Broadcast ("The Spoken Word") - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormon Tabernacle Choir Broadcast ("The Spoken Word") From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Dayley, K. Newell Mormon Tabernacle Choir ...
Mormon Youth Symphony and Chorus - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormon Youth Symphony and Chorus From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Bradshaw, Merrill The Mormon Youth Symphony and Chorus (often abbreviated MYSC) is an officially sponsored musical organization of ...
World Religions (Non-Christian) and Mormonism - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism World Religions (Non-Christian) and Mormonism From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search This entry consists of seven articles: World Religions (Non-Christian) and Mormonism: Overview World Religions (N...
Mormonism, An Independent Interpretation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormonism, An Independent Interpretation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Shipps, Jan One may take two basic approaches to the study of Mormon...
Mormonism, Mormons - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormonism, Mormons From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jarvis, Donald K. "Mormonism" is an unofficial but common term for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain...
Mormons, Image of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mormons, Image of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [This entry consists of three articles giving a survey of the Mormon image as it has been and is reflected in Mormons, Im...
Moroni 2 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Moroni 2 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Peterson, H. Donl Moroni 2 is the last prophet and author of the last book in the Book of Mormon. His life spanned the latter part of the fourth century and the early fifth centur...
Moroni, Angel - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Moroni, Angel From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Romney, Joseph B. The angel Moroni is the heavenly messenger who first visited the Prophet Joseph Smith in 1823. As a mort...
Moroni, Visitations of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Moroni, Visitations of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Ricks, Eldin From 1823 to 1829, the angel Moroni 2 appeared at least twenty times to Joseph Smith and ot...
Antipolygamy Legislation - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Antipolygamy Legislation From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Davis, Ray Jay Bigamy is the crime of marrying while an undivorced spouse from a valid prior marriag...
Mortality - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mortality From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Bell, James P. Mortality is not viewed as a curse by Latter-day Saints, but as an opportunity and an essential stage in progress t...
Moses - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Moses From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Skinner, Andrew C. Few prophets are more revered in ancient and latter-day scripture than Moses, who serves as a model of prophetic leader...
Book of Moses - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Book of Moses From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Taylor, Bruce T. The Book of Moses is an extract of several chapters from Genesis in the Joseph Smith Translation of the B...
Mosiah 1 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mosiah 1 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Thorne, Melvin J. The first Mosiah mentioned in the Book of Mormon, a king, saved those Nephites who "would hearken unto the voice of the Lord" by leading them away from their anc...
Mosiah 2 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mosiah 2 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Rytting, Paul Mosiah 2 (c. 153-91 B.C.) ruled as a Nephite king during almost thirty-three years of Book of Mormon history. His reign was marked by an innovative separation of rel...
Mother in Heaven - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mother in Heaven From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Cannon, Elaine Anderson Latter-day Saints infer from authoritative sources of scripture and modern prophecy that the...
Mother in Israel - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mother in Israel From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Reynolds, Sydney Smith Every worthy woman who lives a virtuous life and who promotes righteousness in her family and...
Motherhood - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Motherhood From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Holland, Patricia Terry In an address on the blessings and responsibilities of motherhood, President Ezra Taft Benson stated: "N...
Motion Pictures, LDS Productions - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Motion Pictures, LDS Productions From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Johnson, Peter N. As early as 1913, when the motion picture industry was in its earl...
Mount of Transfiguration - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mount of Transfiguration From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mouritsen, Dale C. The Mount of Transfiguration was the scene of a transcendent New Testament event....
Mountain Meadows Massacre - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mountain Meadows Massacre From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Esplin, Ronald K.Author: Turley, Richard E., Jr. In September 1990, some two thousand persons gath...
Mulek - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mulek From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Wright, H. Curtis Mulek, a Book of Mormon character, son of Zedekiah, escaped the sack of Jerusalem (587 B.C.) and went with others to a p...
Murder - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Murder From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Durham, W. Cole Murder is condemned in latter-day scripture just as it is in the ten commandments and numerous other passages in both th...
Museums, LDS - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Museums, LDS From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jacobsen, Florence Smith On April 4, 1984, the Museum of Church History and Art in Salt Lake City, Utah, was dedicated, culm...
Music - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Music From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hicks, Michael Throughout the Church's history, music has always permeated the assemblies of the Saints and has energized their pursuit of...
Musicians - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Musicians From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Moody, Michael F. From the early decades of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LDS composers, conductors, vocalists,...
Mysteries of God - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Mysteries of God From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Webb, Clark D. "Mysteries of God" is a scriptural phrase in which the word "mysteries" refers to knowledge about God...
Category:N - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Help Category:N From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Pages in category "N" The following 34 pages are in this category, out of 34 total. N Name Extraction Program Name of God Name of the Church Native Americans Natural Man Nature, ...
Name Extraction Program - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Name Extraction Program From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Mehr, Kahlile Name extraction programs sponsored by the LDS Church are based upon the doctrine of salv...
Name of God - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Name of God From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Burgon, Glade L. Latter-day Saints invoke the name of God in prayers, in ordinances such as baptism, in testimony bearing, and...
Name of the Church - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Name of the Church From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Black, Susan Easton The name The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was given by the Lord in revelation...
Native Americans - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Native Americans From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Garrow, ThomasAuthor: Chadwick, Bruce A. LDS BELIEFS. The Book of Mormon, published in 1830, addresses a major messa...
Natural Man - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Natural Man From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Snow, R. J. The phrase "natural man" is understood by Latter-day Saints to be an unrepentant person; it does not imply that mo...
Nature, Law of - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nature, Law of From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Midgley, Louis C. Rational inquiry into nature (physis ) was for Greek philosophers the way to know reality. The natural...
Nauvoo - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Leonard, Glen M. Nauvoo, Illinois, headquarters of the Church and home for many of its members from 1839 to 1846, began and ended as a c...
Nauvoo Charter - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo Charter From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Kimball, James L., Jr. By legislation signed into law on December 16, 1840, the Illinois General Assembly granted corpor...
Nauvoo Economy - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo Economy From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Flanders, Robert B. Nauvoo, for seven years the headquarters of the Church, was a river city with an agricultural hinter...
Nauvoo Expositor - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo Expositor From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Durham, Reed C., Jr. The Nauvoo Expositor was the newspaper voice of apostates determined to destroy the Prophet Jos...
Nauvoo House - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo House From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Holt, Helene A revelation to Joseph Smith in January 1841 commanded the Saints to build both the Nauvoo Temple and the Nauvo...
Nauvoo Legion - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo Legion From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Flammer, Philip M. The Illinois legislative act of December 1840 that incorporated the city of Nauvoo also authorized crea...
Nauvoo Neighbor - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo Neighbor From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hayes, Darwin L. The Nauvoo Neighbor was a weekly newspaper published and edited by John Taylor in Nauvoo, Illinois, f...
Nauvoo Politics - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo Politics From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Hampshire, Annette P. Political power played an important role both in the development of the LDS community in Illinoi...
Nauvoo Temple - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nauvoo Temple From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Colvin, Don F. The Nauvoo Temple, its tower and spire visible from a distance of twenty miles, was the principal structure...
Antichrists - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Antichrists From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Frandsen, Russell M. Antichrists are those who deny the divinity of Jesus Christ or essential parts of his gospel and actively...
Nephi 1 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nephi 1 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Reynolds, Noel B. The first of several leaders named Nephi in the Book of Mormon, Nephi 1 was an influential prophet and the founder of the nephite people. He was apparently well-ed...
Nephi 2 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nephi 2 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Thorne, Melvin J. Nephi 2 succeeded his father Helaman 3 in 39 B.C. as the Nephite chief judge, evidently at a young age. Because of wickedness among the Nephites, he resigned the j...
Nephi 3 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nephi 3 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Thorne, Melvin J. Nephi 3 was the eldest son of Nephi 2. He was given responsibility for all the Nephite records in 1 B.C. (3 Ne. 1:2). Because of his great faith and his concern fo...
Nephi 4 - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nephi 4 From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Thorne, Melvin J. Nephi 4 was the son of Nephi 3. Nephi 4 kept the Nephite records during the extraordinarily blessed era that followed the appearance of Jesus Christ to the Nephite...
Nephites - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nephites From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication. [The Nephites are the primary group who kept the record known as the Book of Mormon. This complex population was initially descended from L...
Neum - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Neum From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jackson, Kent P. Neum was an ancient Israelite prophet whose words were contained on the plates of brass, a record carried to the Western He...
Nevada, Pioneer Settlements in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Nevada, Pioneer Settlements in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Warner, Ted J. Latter-day Saints constructed Nevada's first log cabins and founded what ...
New and Everlasting Covenant - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism New and Everlasting Covenant From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Clark, D. Cecil The new and everlasting covenant is the gospel of Jesus Christ. The sum of all gospel covenants that God makes with mankind...
New Era - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism New Era From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Romney, Richard M. The New Era is the official English language publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for you...
New Heaven and New Earth - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism New Heaven and New Earth From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search Author: Riskas, Thomas J., Jr. This phrase depicts the earth's destiny of renewal, one cosmic aspect of the restoration of all things. In LDS theology, "th...
New Jerusalem - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism New Jerusalem From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Doxey, Graham W. For Latter-day Saints, the gathering of Israel in the last days, and the building of the city of Zion and...
New Mexico, Pioneer Settlements in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism New Mexico, Pioneer Settlements in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Jensen, Richard L. Although the Mormon Battalion traversed New Mexico from its n...
New Testament - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism New Testament From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Patch, Robert C. During the early centuries of the Christian era, the New Testament gospels were the principal written wit...
New Zealand, the Church in - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism New Zealand, the Church in From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Simpson, Robert L. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first reached New Zealand on ...
Newspapers, LDS - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Newspapers, LDS From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Nelson, Jack A. The Latter-day Saints have seldom been without a Church-sponsored or -oriented newspaper from the days...
Noah - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Noah From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Skinner, Andrew C. Noah is one of God's most notable prophets, Patriarchs, and ministering messengers. He became a second father-with adam-o...
Non-Mormons, Social Relations With - The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Non-Mormons, Social Relations With From The Encyclopedia of Mormonism Jump to: navigation, search See this page in the original 1992 publication.Author: Anderson, DarlAuthor: Udall, David K.Author: Jones, Eleanor P. The social milieu...

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