Two recent books about Mormon women highlight the success of the church in redefining itself as a modern liberal religion. But to become that, the Latter-day Saints dramatically reworked both their theology and history. Image: Wikimedia.
Kimball— He told of a young couple who had fallen prey to this deception of the adversary:. Since the world began, there have been countless immoralities, but to hear them justified by Latter-day Saint youth shocked me.
The gift is being called historic by Affirmation memberswho say it marks the first time The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has worked with the independent support group for gay Mormons. While Affirmation and the church may have differences in some areas, on at least one topic — suicide prevention — they have found common ground. More than just making history, though, the donation also could save lives, said Tueller, because it will allow Affirmation leaders to become certified suicide prevention trainers.
Sexuality has a prominent role within the theology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints LDS Churchwhich teaches that gender is defined in the premortal existenceand that part of the purpose of mortal life is for men and women to be sealed together, forming bonds that allow them to progress eternally together in the afterlife. It also teaches that sexual relations within the framework of opposite-sex marriage is healthy, necessary, and ordained of God. In contrast with some orthodox Christian movements, sexuality in the Church's theology is neither a product of original sin nor a "necessary evil". In accordance with the law of chastityLDS Church doctrine bars sexual activity outside of heterosexual marriage.
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Mormonism is a Freemasonry demonic cult founded in by charlatan, con-man, sex-pervert and 33rd degree Freemason, Joseph Smith. The Mormon cult is rooted in the teachings of Jewish Kaballah. Pentagrams are found at the temple as well.
Three of the men said they were abused as members of Boy Scout troops affiliated with the Utah-based church, two of them by a scout leader previously identified as a molester in a complaint brought by a parent. The fourth plaintiff belonged to a troop sponsored by a chapter of the Elk Club, which was not named as a defendant in the suit. All the cases of abuse alleged in the lawsuit, filed in U. District Court in Boise, the state capital, occurred in the early s and s, when the plaintiffs ranged in age from 12 to
Media Complicit in calling a Spade a Spade! Oh they tell you a few paragraphs down that they are … Click Here to Read more. Two fudge packers Mark Lindsay, left, and Tom Kerns kiss after mailing a resignation letter as Mormons.
An Irish Mormon missionary who tried to have sex with three children he thought he had lured over the internet, was nabbed in a sting operation by UK police. Shanks, who lives in the Church of Latter Day Saints missionary home in Chorley, Lancashire, was jailed for seven years on Monday after admitting ten sex charges. The former civil servant had turned up for the rendezvous carrying a USB stick with thousands of vile abuse images of children.