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Refers to any set of beliefs of any community or nation, concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of life and the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a supernatural or divine agency.

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Presiding Bishop

Religion; Mormonism

A General Authority under the First Presidency who directs the temporal affairs of the Church, assisted by two counselors; together they compose the Presiding Bishopric.

plural marriage

Religion; Mormonism

The doctrine that a man may be authorized by revelation from God through the living prophet to have more than one living wife.


Religion; Mormonism

Unofficial terms for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members; members prefer to use the official name of the Church and to be referred to as Latter-day ...


Religion; Mormonism

The canonized Latter-day Saint scriptures: Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price. (The latter three, when bound under one cover, are often called ...


Religion; Mormonism

A unit of organization within the boundaries of a mission. Typically, several zones compose a mission.


Religion; Mormonism

A word meaning the "pure in heart"; also a geographic location where the righteous are gathered by obedience to the gospel.

young women

Religion; Mormonism

The instruction and activity program in the Church for young women ages twelve to eighteen.