Mormonism and Judaism
Judaism is foundational to the history and doctrine of Mormonism. Jews and Mormons both agree that keeping commandments is essential to their religion. Jews and Mormons both agree that Moses was a pro...
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Animated Map Shows How Religion Spread Around The World
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had ...
Austria advice due on claim to Klimt frieze looted by Nazis
An Austrian government advisory board is due to recommend whether one of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings should be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners, reports the BBC Bethany Bel...
Judaism's view of Jesus
Judaism generally views Jesus as one of a number of Jewish Messiah claimants who have appeared throughout history. Jesus is viewed as having been the most influential, and consequently the most damagi...
Jesus in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The religious perspectives on Jesus vary among world religions. Jesus' teachings and the retelling of his life story have significantly influenced the course of human history, and have directly or in...
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Holy of Holies (LDS Church)
In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the Holy of Holies is a room in the Salt Lake Temple wherein the church's president—acting as the Presiding High Priest of the church—e...
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Y-chromosomal Aaron
Y-chromosomal Aaron is the name given to the hypothesized most recent common ancestor of many of the patrilineal Jewish priestly caste known as Kohanim (singular "Kohen", "Cohen", or Kohane). In the T...
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Aaronic priesthood (Latter Day Saints)
The Aaronic priesthood (/ɛəˈrɒnɪk/; also called the priesthood of Aaron or the Levitical priesthood) is the lesser of the two (or sometimes three) orders of priesthood recognized in the Latter Day Sai...
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Melchizedek priesthood (Latter Day Saints)
The Melchizedek priesthood is the greater of the two orders of priesthood recognized in Mormonism. The other is the Aaronic priesthood. The Patriarchal priesthood which is sometimes confused as a sepa...
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Patriarchal priesthood
In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the patriarchal priesthood (or Abrahamic priesthood) is sometimes understood as one of types or "orders" of priesthood. The two commonl...
Judaism
Judaism (from the Latin: Iudaismus, derived from the Greek Ἰουδαϊσμός, and ultimately from the Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; in Hebrew: יהדות, Yahadut, the distinctive characteristics of the Jud...
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Standard Works
The standard works of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) are the four books that currently constitute its open scriptural canon. (The scriptural canon is "open" due to the LD...
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Baptism (Mormonism)
In Mormonism, baptism is recognized as the first of several ordinances (rituals) of the gospel.
Much of the theology of Mormon baptism was established during the early Latter Day Saint movement fo...
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Polygamy
Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamia, "state of marriage to many spouses" or "frequent marriage") is a marriage that includes more than two partners and falls under the broader categ...
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Role of women in Judaism
The role of women in Judaism is determined by the Hebrew Bible, the Oral Law (the corpus of rabbinic literature), by custom, and by non-religious cultural factors. Although the Hebrew Bible and rabbi...
Polygamy in Comoros
Polygamous marriages may be legally contracted in the nation of Comoros, which is made up of an assortment of small islands of the coast of East Africa.
Second Manifesto
The "Second Manifesto" was a 1904 declaration made by Joseph F. Smith, the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), in which Smith stated the church was no longer san...
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Polygamy in Algeria
Polygamous marriages may be legally contracted in Algeria in the form of polygyny, and a man may take up to four wives. However, recent amendments to the Algerian Family Code have made it increasingly...
Animated Map Shows How Religion Spread Around The World
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had ...
Polygamy in Australia
Polygamy is not permitted in Australia. Polygamous marriages may not be performed in Australia, and a person who marries another person, knowing that the previous marriage is still subsisting, commit...
1886 Revelation
In the Mormon fundamentalist movement, the 1886 Revelation is the text of a revelation said to have been received by John Taylor, third President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LD...
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1890 Manifesto
The "1890 Manifesto" (also known as the "Woodruff Manifesto" or the "Anti-polygamy Manifesto") is a statement which officially advised against any future plural marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ ...
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False prophet
In religion, a false prophet is one who falsely claims the gift of prophecy or divine inspiration, or who uses that gift for evil ends. Often, someone who is considered a "true prophet" by some people...
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Polygamy czar
Polygamy czar is an informal title given to the "Investigator of Crimes within Closed Societies" for the Utah Attorney General's Office. The position was established by the Utah State Legislature in 2...
Marriage in the Palestinian territories
Marriage in the Palestinian territories deals with the marriage law and customs in the Palestinian territories, which consist of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Israeli marriage law applies to the s...
Rebaptism (Mormonism)
Rebaptism is a practice of the Latter Day Saint or Mormonism Christians.The Latter Day Saints were headquartered in Nauvoo, Illinois. Many who were already baptized members of the church, were rebapt...
Polygamy in North America
Polygamy is the practice of taking more than one spouse. Polygyny is the specific practice of one man taking more than one wife: it is a common marriage pattern in some parts of the world. In North Am...
Polygamy in Thailand
Prior to October 1, 1935 polygamy could be freely practiced and was recognised under civil law in Thailand. The old family law divided wives into three categories, all in accordance to the way they be...
Polygamy in Eritrea
Since the introduction of the current Marriage Law introduced by the EPLF in 1977, polygamy has been illegal in Eritrea. While the federal government does not recognize polygamous marriages under civi...