- the popular name given to a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- See under Book of Mormon.
Examples from the Web for mormonism
Mike Tweedy, a government employee in Georgia, resolved to leave Mormonism in 2007.God vs. the Internet. And the Winner is…
November 16, 2014
Only one of them, Mormonism, has taken root and flourished as a true religion sprung from our own native ground.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One
July 13, 2014
The more exotic Mormonism appears, the less Christian it seems to believers, and the less reasonable it seems to skeptics.
And yes, Mormonism does place an exceptionally high value on belief.
But unlike Scientology, Mormonism also has a hit musical to contend with.
"What the world calls 'Mormonism' will rule every nation," said Orson Hyde.The Story of the Mormons
William Alexander Linn
I learned later that she was an English girl, convert to Mormonism.Desert Dust
Edwin L. Sabin
This will come to pass as the gradual destruction of Mormonism in our country.The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882
Scientifically, the suppression of Mormonism is a loss to the student of heredity.Red Men and White
Were Mormonism merely a religion, as a republic we should be the last to touch it.Across America
James F. Rusling
- a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, founded in 1830 at La Fayette, New York, by Joseph Smith
- a prophet whose supposed revelations were recorded by Joseph Smith in the Book of Mormon
- of or relating to the Mormons, their Church, or their beliefs
Word Origin and History for mormonism
1830, coined by religion founder Joseph Smith (1805-1844) in Seneca County, N.Y., from Mormon, supposed prophet and author of "The Book of Mormon," explained by Smith as meaning more mon, from English more + Egyptian mon "good." As an adjective by 1842. Related: Mormonism.