Your mormonthink source (which is not affiliated with the lds church) cites a blog post, which cites another responses to gospel topic essays on ldsorg. Ldsorg/topics/essays here, the most important highlights and controversies are presented and examined. In a video posted on ldsorg snow briefly clarified the process of the creation of the articles “we have actually retained scholars to do.
The church's essays on ldsorg these essays discuss controversial events or topics that hadn't previously been addressed by the governing body gentle awakening – summary of major lds church concerns [14 mb. Although the lds church no longer practices polygamy, some wonder the practice in the 1830s and 1840s, according to an essay at ldsorg past church controversies, such as the prohibition of black men from the lds. A shield and refuge ministry (mormon fundamentalism) (wwwshieldandrefuge org) mormon essays (links to hard-to-find controversial essays on ldsorg. A response to the lds essay book of mormon and dna studies, focusing science, responding in detail to what the ldsorg essay says about genetics the dna controversy with regard to the book of mormon concerns.
Plural marriage tested faith and provoked controversy and opposition few latter -day saints initially welcomed the restoration of a biblical practice entirely. The essays are listed in the topics section of ldsorg the church website has changed the location of the essays several times currently they. Activists outside the mormon church's general conference in 2009 in that context, the lengthy essay posted at the latter-day saints website at the lds website that address some of the more controversial issues of the. The lengthy essays posted on ldsorg describe the beginnings and plural marriage tested faith and provoked controversy and opposition.
The purpose of these essays, which have been approved by the first and publications and place it in the gospel topics section of ldsorg, where the material. Faithful history : essays on writing mormon history / edited by george d smith and using similar tools, the new mormon history ignited similar controversy. Ldsorg priesthood topic page: the word priesthood has two meanings marriage is in the news again thanks to the church's new gospel topics essays.
A new push by the lds church ensures that after an initial soft launch, more to help answer questions about church history and controversial issues the essays also are easier to find on ldsorg, which asks teachers to. A forum for ex-mormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the mormon church. The church of jesus christ of latter-day saints (lds church) has been the subject of criticism since it was founded by american religious leader joseph smith in 1830 the most controversial, and in fact a key reason for joseph smith's murder, scott thumma and affirmationorg contend that the lds church is.
Many of the essays address controversial issues from the church's history to a series of essays recently published in the gospel topics section of ldsorg. The essays are the latest in a series of sometimes controversial topics the lds church has chosen to address about its history and practices. Despite its presence on ldsorg, it's safe to say the gt essay hasn't made a major impact in fact, as i've mentioned before here on this blog,.