Essays Tagged: "church of jesus christ"

Mormons in Utah

ung agefor such a widely practiced religion, and its numbers grow daily.Mormonism is officially the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-DaySaints. Its founding doctrine is based on the assumption that Ch ... and do good in one formor another, but it is only their religion that is ' the only true and living churchupon Earth'.In 1820 , Mormonism was founded by a teenage Joseph Smith duringthe 19th century U ...

(3 pages) 70 2 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormonism

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was officially organized by Joseph Smith in Western New ... spread to more than seventy nations. One uniqueness of the Mormon religion is that it was the first church to have begun in the United States.Following the revivals of the 1800's, religion entered a t ... the military exciteme The Chnts of 1812.After this time, a new wave of revivalism began, in liberal churches such as the Unitarians and to conservative churches such as the Congregationalists. Not sur ...

(19 pages) 193 0 4.1 Jan/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Assassination of Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, whether considered heretic or prophet, affected many Am ... y. The events leading to, during, and after his assassination not only affect members of the Mormon church, but they also affect the face of the United States today.Before his assassination, the Mormo ... 23, 1805 in Sharon, Vermont, Smith lived fourteen years before his first intuition to start the new church. 'In 1820, at the age of fourteen, Joseph was supposed to have experienced what came to be kn ...

(9 pages) 76 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Research of and visit to a Mormon church - includes visit info, and works cited

n are actively conveyed in their worship setting. Mormonism is another name given to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Adherents claim that the church was organized by Jesus ... their beliefs and traditions are explained through holy books and are examined through practices at church services.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints historical origins trace back to 183 ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

1954 The Making Of An Independent

oor. His grandfather, Miles Romney, who had been born in Nauvoo, Illinois, the original site of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, had four wives and sired 30 children. Unlike most of th ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Horror/Comedy Story

tion of Livedville is 11,600. The city's main street was W St. There was a bank, a supermarket, the Church of Jesus Christ, and a hotel on W St. The supermarket was the only one in town, so it got all ... town, so it got all the business. The bank was also the only of its kind in town. There are several churches in town, but the Church of Jesus Christ was the most popular. No one really understands why ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Mormon Essay

community?The Mormons are a religious group in the United States of America. Their full name is The Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints. Joseph Smith founded them.Joseph Smith was the man ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Court cases on the 1st amendment

of pertinent the Utahl law. He argued that it was his duty to practice polygamy as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He requested the court to instruct the jury that if the ... Richmond County, NY) sued the New York City Tax Commission challenging property tax exemptions for churches. Walz suspected that the exemptions required him, as a taxpayer, to not directly contribute ...

(24 pages) 298 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Mormonism: "In Mormon Circle" by James Coates.

tes; I will obey God." - John Taylor (on January 4, 1880), president, prophet, seer, and revelator, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Krakauer, 5) Mormonism is one of the world's fastest-g ... -growing and most influential Christian religions, doubles its membership about every 15 years. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the formal name of the Mormon Church) now claims more t ...

(8 pages) 32 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Polygamy: Trouble in Colorado City

male chauvinism and abuse toward women and children. Many older, male members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) sexually abuse young children, girls in particula ... un by one man, Warren Jeffs, this town holds many dark secrets guarded by its inhabitants.After the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) banned the practice of polygamy in 1890, a group o ...

(6 pages) 41 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Mormon experience : The history and fundamentals

n are actively conveyed in their worship setting. Mormonism is another name given to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Adherents claim that the church was organized by Jesus ... their beliefs and traditions are explained through holy books and are examined through practices at church services.HistoryThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' historical origins trace bac ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormons

liefs, but it actuality, mormons are Christinas. Mormons believe in Christ, hence the name of their church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The LDS church has another addition to the ... mormons also have the Doctrine and Covenants that guides the mormons and tells them how to run the church. There are misconception abou the church and whether the men have more than one wife and that ...

(1 pages) 371 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormonism - Brigham Young

inds of people today is - How? Or, why? Brigham Young contributed immensely in the beginning of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, beginning with his introduction to religion, followed b ... atter-day Saints, beginning with his introduction to religion, followed by his involvement with the Church, and finally because of the social circumstances during the era in which he lived.Brigham was ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Mormons

The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints Parker Bunbury Michigan State University ATL 150-004 Dr. Ch ... Christopher Buck History: The Mormons believe that Jesus Christ while living on earth organized his church so that all people could receive his gospel and return one day to live with god. When Jesus d ... god. When Jesus died he continued giving revelations to his apostles as to how to properly run the church. As the apostles died off, the direction of the church and teachings were changed. In 1820 Je ...

(9 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Mormons

The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints Parker Bunbury Michigan State University ATL 150-004 Dr. Ch ... Christopher Buck History: The Mormons believe that Jesus Christ while living on earth organized his church so that all people could receive his gospel and return one day to live with god. When Jesus d ... god. When Jesus died he continued giving revelations to his apostles as to how to properly run the church. As the apostles died off, the direction of the church and teachings were changed. In 1820 Je ...

(9 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mormonism

les minds is what makes up the religion of Mormonism and what it is really about.The founder of the church was Joseph F. Smith. He was a young man of 14-years, who was searching for a true church. Day ... young man of 14-years, who was searching for a true church. Day after day he would go to different churches and listen to them prophesize about their beliefs. Like many others, he was uncertain about ...

(9 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Table of Contents The history of the Church of Jesus

Table of Contents The history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and persecution Pages 1-6 What Latter-day Saints believe ... n Judaism and Mormonism Pages 14-15 References Page 16 God and Jesus Christ officially restored the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Church, whose members are often referred to as ?Mor ... to as ?Mormons? on April 6, 1830 by using Joseph Smith Jr. as a prophet and first President of the Church. The Church has been around for 172 years to date and has quite a history. We can compare Mor ...

(19 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Antebellum Reform - Study Notes

the Shakers.-believed that people should return to the simplicity and purity of the early Christian Church by withdrawing from the vanities of society & practicing celibacy-organized their communi ... stop excess drinking, later on emphasis on no sex – die out) examples of this are: the Mormon Church, Shakers-perfectionism, immediatism, moral suasion – anti-institutionalism-led to educat ...

(2 pages) 522 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Polygamy in the United States

ed in some areas of the west, primarily by followers of a splinter Mormon faith, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The communities formed by these polygamous sects can ha ... ce of polygamy in the United States is largely based on the religious beliefs of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FLDS, a splinter faith of the Mormon church ("Church", ...

(5 pages) 12 1 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Polygamy

ional abuse are two of the negative effects that a polygamist family experiences.The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS Church) is the largest Mormon fundamentalist congr ... tates' largest followers of plural marriage, polygamy, where a man has more than one wife. The FLDS Church was established when its founding members left The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays