The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; a religion that originated in the United States in the nineteenth century, with teachings based on the Bible (see also Bible) and the Book of Mormon. In Mormon belief, the Book of Mormon was revealed to the founder of the church, Joseph Smith, in the early nineteenth century. When the beliefs of the Mormons brought them into conflict with some of their neighbors, they moved to western territories under the leadership of Brigham Young.
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Official teachings and histories were pretty much all that was available to most Mormons.
In the process, 25-year-old Hayward has become a transgender poster child, at least to Mormons.Thank God! To the Church, This Transgender Woman Is Just a Skank|Emily Shire|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are more female Mormons (53 percent) than men (47 percent) in the country.
Mormons sip from cups of water, Catholics from chalices of wine.The Midichlorians Made Me Do It: Can Microbes Explain Religion?|Michael Schulson|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite threatened—and real—excommunications, reform Mormons are openly questioning church doctrine.Mormon Reformers Behind the ‘Zion Curtain’ Refuse to Be Silenced|Kurt Opprecht|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another believes in having as many wives as they can support—the Mormons.As A Chinaman Saw Us|Anonymous
The ruffian was swinging his weapon, and uttering the most blood-curdling oaths and threats ever heard against the "Mormons."Gospel Doctrine|Joseph F. Smith
Trouble with Mormons There was great loss, yet the country suffered less than in 1837.
The Mormons now numbered 40,000 members, and felt strong enough to defy the government.
In 1845, a band of Mormons, driven from Illinois, settled slightly north of the Omaha of to-day.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback|Willard Glazier