Posts Tagged ‘D. Michael Quinn’

Mormon News, January 25–29

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Wendy Williams Montgomery, an advocate for LGBT Mormon youth, reported this week that as many as thirty-four Latter-day Saints, between ages fourteen and twenty, had committed suicide since November. The suicides come on the heels of a fiercely debated...

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Early in the twentieth century, it was possible for Latter-day Saints to have lifelong associations with businesses managed by their leaders or owned and controlled by the church itself. LDS apostles had a long history of community involvement in...

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Origins of Power
At Smith's martyrdom in 1844, the church had five leading quorums of authority. The most obvious successor to Smith, Illinois stake president William Marks, opposed the secret rites of polygamy, anointing, endowments, and the clandestine political activity that had...

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Extensions of Power
Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn Hardback / 960 pages / 1-56085-060-4 / $44.95 The Mormon church today is led by an elite group of older men, nearly three-quarters of whom are related to current or past general...