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What do Mormons believe?

Author: Rex E Lee
Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret Book Co., ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Few religions have grown more rapidly in recent years or attracted as much notice as the Mormon Church. Yet despite the growth and attention, most people know little about that church, and misinformation about its beliefs abounds. [This book] succinctly introduces the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the official name for the Mormon Church). Rex E. Lee, president of Brigham Young University and former  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rex E Lee
ISBN: 0875796397 9780875796390
OCLC Number: 27014036
Description: vii, 118 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The restoration of all things : modern-day prophets and revelation --
The Book of Mormon : another testament of Jesus Christ --
Jesus Christ, the Son of God : are Mormons Christians? --
Life and its purpose : where did we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? --
Saved by faith or good works? : grace and the plan of salvation --
"Keep the commandments" : Mormonism and morals --
Preaching the Gospel : the missionaries and the missionary system --
The Church : organization, government, and divine authority --
Ordinances for the dead : genealogical and Temple work --
The exercise of priesthood : authority and authoritarianism --
Church influence : what role do investments and political office-holders play? --
Conclusion: Why am I a Mormon?
Responsibility: Rex E. Lee.

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"Few religions have grown more rapidly in recent years or attracted as much notice as the Mormon Church. Yet despite the growth and attention, most people know little about that church, and misinformation about its beliefs abounds. [This book] succinctly introduces the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the official name for the Mormon Church). Rex E. Lee, president of Brigham Young University and former Solicitor General of the United States, explains what members believe and why, from the viewpoint of a believer."--Dust jacket flap.

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