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    8. The Consequential Dimension of Mormon Reigiosity


    different for converts. Their period of greatest risk is during the first five years following baptism (see ... of the young apostles from America. Convert baptisms in Britain reached almost 35,000 in the 1840s and almost 45,000 in the 1850s. This was followed by a precipitous decline to the point of just 3,700 baptisms ...

    From Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members

    Our Identity and Our Destiny


    of godliness are as follows:             First, baptism by immersion (and the corollary ordinance ...

    From Volume 14 Number 1, 2013 of The Religious Educator

    1. Rebirth in Christ: A Latter-day Saint Perspective


    are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory ... to pass the resurrection of the dead, being the first that should rise.” And 2 Nephi 31:19 says ... they became initially dead as to the things of God. We have become heirs of our first parents’ fallen ...

    From Salvation in Christ: Comparative Christian Views

    Beutha Group, Zwickau District


    generally known and accepted. The meetings were held in the Schettler home on Hauptstrasse. Baptisms were ... found out what happened to my other brother, Hans Gustav. He was declared dead by a court order ... dead. She always said that she was looking forward to seeing them again.   Fig. 2. Johannes ...

    From In Harm’s Way: East German Latter-day Saints in World War II

    Teaching the Fall and the Atonement: A Comparative Method


    in the spirit world must receive baptism by proxy. This is one of the essential ordinances done for the dead ... of the Spirit, that he may bring to pass the resurrection of the dead, being the first that should rise. ... the resurrection of the dead, that thereby men may be brought into the presence of the Lord. Yea, behold, ...

    From Volume 5 Number 2, 2004 of The Religious Educator

    "Endowed with Power"


    the temple ordinances, baptism for the dead, eternal marriage, eternal increase—centers on the family!” [1] ... peace); (2) the joy of selflessly doing vicarious work for the dead; and (3) preparation for eternity ... the gospel, perfecting the Saints, and redeeming the dead not only as an expression of the mission ...

    From RE 13, no. 1 (2012) of The Religious Educator

    14. Melchizedek at Qumran and Nag Hammadi


    discovered in the Middle East: the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi Library. It is my intention ... understanding of Melchizedek.   The Dead Sea Scrolls, deliberately hidden in jars, recorded much ... home in the hills overlooking the Dead Sea from about 135 B.C. to A.D. 68 (not a continuous ...

    From Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints

    Joining the Church


    process. However, they generally share three common experiences as they seek baptism and membership ... will and that they willingly fulfill the baptismal requirements. Third, every convert must receive the ordinances of baptism ... a few weeks or several months, depending on their individual rate of preparation toward baptism ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    He Is Risen


    “And killed the Prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses. . . . ... of the Son of God, and there would be no baptism until another distant time. It is interesting that in both cases Peter made a major point of the fact that the Savior had been raised from the dead but gave ...

    From Go Ye Into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles

    Atheists’ Arguments and Latter-day Saint Theology


    never heard of Jesus Christ in their lifetime. If the statement “God is dead” [19] is not true, then, atheists ask, why is He playing dead? Traditional Christians reply with a few points. Dr. Billy Graham ... in the first place? A reply goes as follows: God is not dead. He is very active through His Spirit, helping us ...

    From Selections from the 2003 Religious Education Student Symposium