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Prophetic Racism – From Doctrine to Disavowed Theories | Mormonism Live 142

In this episode, we delve deep into the controversial history of the LDS (Latter-day Saints) Church’s priesthood ban, shedding light on the untold truths and deceptions that shaped this discriminatory practice. From its mysterious origins to its lasting impact, we uncover a story that challenges the foundation of faith and reveals the complex interplay of faith, culture, and racism.

RESOURCES:

Lester Bush’s original Article – https://www.dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/sbi/articles/Dialogue_V08N01_13.pdf

Lester Bush – https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1032&context=mormonhistory pg 229

https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1013&context=arrington_stwriting 

Elder Oaks “Be One Celebration” – https://youtu.be/ZXrlHULMFcE 

Bruce R McConkie “All Are Alike unto God” – https://speeches.byu.edu/talks/bruce-r-mcconkie/alike-unto-god/

Bruce R. McConkie April 1980 “The Coming Tests and Trials and Glory”
https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/1980/04/the-coming-tests-and-trials-and-glory?lang=eng

Randy Bott – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_L._Bott

Official Statement of the Church

https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/race-church

Elder Holland – https://www.pbs.org/mormons/interviews/holland.html
2007  “The Mormons”

Abraham 1: 21-22, 26-27

https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/scriptures/pgp/abr/1?lang=eng

Moses Chapter 7: 6-8
https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/scriptures/pgp/moses/7?lang=eng 

Joseph Smith “Messenger & Advocate – pg 289 https://archive.org/details/latterdaysaintsm01unse/page/n303/mode/2up  

Brigham Young  address before the legislative assembly of the Territory of Utah on January 6, 1852

https://archive.org/details/CR100317B0001F0017/mode/2up

https://www.theroot.com/do-most-whites-have-traces-of-african-dna-as-i-do-1790874465 

https://www.vox.com/2014/12/22/7431391/guess-where-white-americans-have-the-most-african-ancestry 

Dr Lowry Nelson Correspondence – https://www.mormonstories.org/lowry-nelson/

Race and The Priesthood Gospel Topic Essay https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/manual/gospel-topics-essays/race-and-the-priesthood?lang=eng 

1969 First Presidency Letter – http://exhibits.usu.edu/files/original/aecf91ae5ab5e2af3892cd200971fd39.pdf

Missed In Sunday School – https://missedinsunday.com/category/memes/race/ 

Brigham Young’s Prophecy – https://jod.mrm.org/2/136 

Racist LDS Teacings – https://bib.irr.org/brigham-young-on-race-later-comments 

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2 thoughts on “Prophetic Racism – From Doctrine to Disavowed Theories | Mormonism Live 142”

  1. disavow: to deny any responsibility or support for.

    So, the church leaders do not say the racism of past prophets and the priesthood/temple ban were wrong, they just say they deny any responsiblity for them.
    In other words, throw the past prophets and God under the bus

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