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Religion in Society Assignment

All about the Mormons

Kate McL

on 13 May 2013

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Fundamental Latter Day Saints (Mormons) Ethics Experience +Religious Rituals Social Structures Sacred Stories Beliefs Mormons believe that it is important to lead their lives in a way that is pleasing to God. Fundamental Latter Day Saints The First Presidency:
President and two Counselors

Quorum of the Twelve Apostles


The Aaronic Priesthood
The Melchizedek Priesthood

Missionaries Mormons share many of their stories with Jewish and Christian religions
- Christ's role in creation
- Adam and Eve
Noachian Flood
Story of Lehi
Smith's discovery of the golden plates in NY
Smith's revelations
Stories of early Mormon pioneers Symbols (Mormons) Sacred Texts •The Holy Bible (King James Version)
•The Book of Mormon (another Testament of Jesus Christ)
•Doctrine and Covenants (a compilation of revelations and writings given since the restoration of the Church began)
•Pearl of Great Price (a selection from the revelations, translations and writings of Joseph Smith) Bibliography Alcohol, tobacco, tea, coffee and drugs Gambling Language Occult practices Homosexuality Sexual Ethics Contraception and birth control Polygamy Joseph Smith,
Founder Mormon person praying Works Cited
"BBC - Religion: Mormonism." BBC - Homepage. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2013. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/mormon/>
"BBC - Religions - Mormon: Joseph Smith." BBC - Homepage. BBC, 10 May 2009. Web. 6 May 2013. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/mormon/history/josephsmith_1.shtml>.
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Gordon, Kurt. Mormonism. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Pub. House, 1995. Print.
Lutwyche, Jayne. "BBC Religion & Ethics - Mormonism: When Jesus visited America and other beliefs." BBC - Homepage. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2013. <http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/0/20203949>.
"Mormon.org | Beliefs and People of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." Mormon.org | Beliefs and People of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2013. <http://mormon.org.au/>.
Rogers, Kirsteen, Clare Hickman, Leonard Rolland, and Verinder Bhachu. The Usborne Internet-linked encyclopedia of world religions. London: Usborne, 2001. Print.
Stanford, Peter. Religion: 50 ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus, 2010. Print.
Taysom, Stephen. "Sacred Narratives." Patheos | Hosting the Conversation on Faith. Avalon Consulting, LLC, n.d. Web. 6 May 2013. <http://www.patheos.com/Library/Mormonism/Beliefs/Sacred-narratives.html>.
MLA formatting by BibMe.org. Melbourne FLDS Temple
in Wantirna South "Prayer does not consist of words, altogether. True, faithful, earnest prayer consists more in the feeling that rises from the heart and from the inward desire of our spirits to supplicate the Lord in humility and in faith"
Joseph Smith Salt Lake City Temple Temple Ordinances Ordinances Baptism Confirmation The Sacrament Baptism of the Dead The Temple Washing and Annointing Endowment Sealing/Temple Marriage Holy Days + Times Sunday Family Home Evening Festivals Pioneer Day Prayer Communal Worship The Sacrament Meeting Individual Prayer Other Fasting Tithing Tree of Life Handclasp Angel Moroni All Seeing Eye Cross Warren Jeffs The articles of Faith The Godhead Living prophets Joseph Smith Sin Conventional Christian Churches 3 Stages of life
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