If the Book of Mormon and Book of Abraham are truly restored gospel from God and not 19th century fiction, why do they expand on the blatant racism that would be a product of the time these books were unveiled that if you are not white, you are cursed? My personal viewpoint is that Jesus already has defined who are Christians and how we can tell.
Again, if the LDS church has a direct line to God as they promise, how were they so wrong about their treatment of black people?
Nor has the Church been quite the same.
And until the curse is removed by Him who placed it upon them, they must suffer under its consequences; I am not authorized to remove it. Other church historians and Seventies may also work on them. The church taught for over years that white people were more esteemed by God, and the quotes below will speak for themselves.
Tom Phillips has learned that the essays are being drafted by co-author to the book, Rough Stone Rolling Jed Woodworth. At least this is the traditional Christian interpretation of this passage.
Lines of evidence include but are not limited to linguisitic factors, distributions of blood types and archeological remains.
I have made every attempt to be honest. We have to trust young people to find belief just as their teachers have done. Historians should tell only that part of the truth that is inspiring and uplifting.
XIII, pp. One of the biggest doctrinal differences between the LDS Church and other Christian churches is that they are led by a prophet that quite literally speaks for the Lord.