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They are merely listed in the topics section buried in the LDS. Few members even know they exist. Insiders have stated that Elder Snow has said: The concern going in from the Brethren was how to roll this out without creating a look-at-all-of-our-problems page.
Halting the Defection The essays and changes the Church is making are to try and reverse the growing defection members are having when they find out about the disturbing details of Church history that they never knew about.
Elder Snow has reportedly stated as such: This much is clear: The goal is to give them a faithful response while still acknowledging the complexity of the issue. They are well aware that skeptics will likely not be satisfied with Essays on the way we never were answers or their choice of roll-out.
Official Answers Per Elder Snow: Most who study our history well understand the context to these matters as far as time and place, but some members of the church, many really, are surprised by some of the things they learn in our history and we want them to be able go to a place where they can read accurate information and be able to seek to understand those historical chapters in the context of time and place and understand that those answers have been approved by the presiding brethren of the church.
I think that will give many of our members confidence that they can rely on these answers. Understanding of Events in Church History "What about historical questions? The Church has since added this statement on its website: They can apparently be altered at any time.
Tom Phillips has learned that the essays are being drafted by co-author to the book, Rough Stone Rolling Jed Woodworth. He was hired in May to address these sensitive issues. Other church historians and Seventies may also work on them.
Brian Hales stated that he provided some editing for the Polygamy in Kirtland and Nauvoo essay. What about the prophets? 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.
As explained in the Gospel Principles manual: We have to wonder why these essays are not more definitive. Every essay thus far released leaves the reader with many unanswered, troubling questions.
We would like to see evidence to the contrary, but the more that troubling historical and doctrinal issues are pushed to historians instead of prophets and apostles, the more the Church seems to be headed by men instead of the Lord as taught and believed by most Latter-day Saints.
Tiers of the Essays Insiders in the Church have told us that the Church planned to release three tiers of essays for each issue. However, we have seen no evidence that any other tiers of the essays have been released or even plan to be released.
Each essay is planned to come in three lengths: Each length is designed to appeal to a different segment of the general Church membership. The short answer is designed for someone who is curious but not deeply troubled. The medium answer is designed for Church members who have questions and want reassurance, but do not require in-depth analysis or scholarly apparatus.
The long answer is designed for Church members who are more deeply troubled and may benefit from examining primary sources in greater detail, as well as other sources found in footnotes. Some senior apostles are opposed to these essays being released at all.
That is probably why the current essays are so short and say very little. Packer has been long opposed to historians informing members of the more unsavory and little-known aspects of Mormonism. I have a hard time with historians… because they idolize the truth. The truth is not uplifting; it destroys.
Historians should tell only that part of the truth that is inspiring and uplifting. Packer, as related by D. Referenced in Faithful History: Essays on writing Mormon historyedited by George Dempster Smithp.
There is a temptation for the writer or the teacher of Church history to want to tell everything, whether it is worthy or faith promoting or not. Some things that are true are not very useful.#MeToo: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What It Means and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again [Lori Perkins] on ashio-midori.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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September Remember the essays you had to write in high school? Topic sentence, introductory paragraph, supporting paragraphs, conclusion. The conclusion being, say, that Ahab in Moby Dick was a Christ-like figure.
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Responses to Gospel Topic Essays On ashio-midori.com Introduction. On May 3, MormonThink announced on its website that we learned from several sources that the LDS Church will be releasing a series of 13 essays that will address troubling historical issues that are causing people to doubt and leave the Church.