Mormonism Mormonism is the predominant religious tradition of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity started by Joseph Smith in Western New York in the s and s After Smith was killed in , most Mormons followed Brigham Young on his westward journey to the area that became the Utah Territory, calling themselves The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints LDS Church. Judaism and Mormonism Mormonism, or the Latter Day Saint movement, teaches that its adherents are either direct descendants of the House of Israel or adopted into it As such, Mormons regard Jews as a covenant people of God and hold them in high esteem The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints LDS Church , the largest church in Mormonism, is philo Semitic in its doctrine. CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA Mormonism NEW ADVENT Also called the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints This religious body had its origin during the early part of the nineteenth century Joseph Smith, the founder and first president of the sect, was the son of a Vermont farmer, and was born in Sharon township, Windsor County, in Baptism Doctrines A Study of Denominations Statement of Belief The Scriptures say that baptism is a commandment of God He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved but he that disbelieveth shall be condemned Mark Baptism is the immersion in water for the remission of sins Issue Salt Lake City Messenger utlm Blacks and the Mormon Priesthood Article Hyperlinks Racism in Early Mormonism Doctrine of Pre Existence Seed of Cain LDS Attitudes toward Blacks in the Twentieth Century Civil Rights Movement One Drop Disqualifies Prelude to Revelation The Announcement Questions Remain Teaching Not Renounced Blacks in the LDS Church Facts on the Mormon Church Mormon Discussions Podcasts Full Lineup Navigating Navigating Mormonism One Episode At A Time At Mormon Discussions we look to help you navigate Mormonism Please consider donating today to support our effort to provide Latter day Saints the tools and resources and the safe space for conversations to navigate a difficult and often lonely faith transition. CULTS FALSE RELIGIONS CULTS LIST Cults List of False Religions False Teachings CULTS FALSE RELIGIONS FALSE TEACHINGS Check out the Cults List find out What is a Cult Summed Up Info on the Many Cults False Religions False Teachings in our World Today. World Top Secret Our Earth Is Hollow The Living Earth Our Living Hollow Earth by Rodney M Cluff The Aurora Australis Over Antarctica Emanating from the South Polar Orifice For centuries, people have referred Lutheranism Denominations A Study of Denominations Overview The Lutheran church has its roots in Martin Luther, a Roman Catholic monk who, in , posted theses on a church door in Wittenberg, Germany, questioning the Roman Catholic church s teaching concerning indulgences. African Indigenous Churches Chapter One Indigenous The period from the nineteenth century to the present has been characterised by establishment and growth of the African strand of development of Christianity This phenomenon has given birth to indigenous Churches and prayer groups in Africa These groups have not only taken root but they have proliferated and shown phenomenal growth particularly in Sub Saharan Africa.