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—Lorenzo Snow

Topic: Baptisms for the Dead

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    1. What’s in a Funeral? Korean, American-Mormon and Jewish Rites Compared


    and in associated systems. An example to be found in the Mormon ritual complex is the association of baptism ... and the influence of the dead on the living. Second, social symbols portray relationships between the dead ... to the bride and groom. The pageantry of a funeral often supports the notion that being dead is better than ...

    From Deity and Death

    9. The Doctrine of Christ in 2 Nephi 31-32 as an Approach to the Vision of the Tree of Life


    that are clearly from his father’s dream or his own vision: Christ’s baptism (compare 1 Nephi 11:27 with 2 Nephi ... there is a gate to the strait and narrow path which is repentance and baptism by water (see vv. 9, 17–18); ... of baptism “to fulfill all righteousness” (v. 6). In demonstrating obedience to the Father’s commandment ...

    From The Things Which My Father Saw: Approaches to Lehi's Dream and Nephi's Vision

    Memorial Book


    of them would not survive a trek of hundreds of miles to the west, often made in the dead of winter? ... to show the birth date and place; marriage date and place; spouse; death date, place, and cause; baptism ...

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

    Gedenkbuch (Memorial Book)


    not survive a trek of hundreds of miles to the west, often made in the dead of winter? From Church records, ... the birth date and place; marriage date and place; spouse; death date, place, and cause; baptism ...

    From Under the Gun

    Joseph Smith and the Kirtland Temple, 1836


    possible.” [28] Later, in Nauvoo, Joseph revealed the ordinance of baptism for the dead that enables ... Press, 2001). [25] See Hugh Nibley, “Baptism for the Dead in Ancient Times,” Mormonism ... of Baptism for the Dead,” BYU family history fireside, Joseph Smith Building, November 9, 2001, copy ...

    From Joseph Smith, the Prophet and Seer

    8. The Process of Salvation


    the dead. Only a god, only a person with powers over death, could do such things. While everything Jesus did from the time of His baptism until His final ascent into heaven was in some way contributive ... and (2) die and then rise from the dead, to offer the hope of resurrection, thereby overcoming physical ...

    From Salvation in Christ: Comparative Christian Views

    "A Subject That Can Bear Investigation": Anguish, Faith, and Joseph Smith's Youngest Plural Wife


    as God’s extended family. Writing to the Church in 1842, Joseph Smith stressed that baptisms for the dead ... be sealed together through ordinances across generations of the dead. No Saint of the 1840s was sealed ... for the dead were not yet part of Latter-day Saint temple practice, the Nauvoo Saints’ sealing work bore ...

    From No Weapon Shall Prosper

    First Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel


    of the gospel are “first, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; second, Repentance; third, Baptism by immersion ... then grows through a process that includes repentance, baptism for remission of sins, increased confidence ... mercy satisfies the demands of justice.             Baptism, the third principle and first essential ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    Chronology of Historical Events


    and refined” {Times and Seasons, November 15, 1841, 589). Some proxy baptisms for the dead are performed ... “The Practice of Baptism for the Dead Outside of Temples,” Religious Studies Center Newsletter 13 ... Books, 1998). [4] Alexander L. Baugh, “For This Ordinance Belongeth to My House: The Practice of Baptism ...

    From Kirtland, Ohio: A Guide to Family History and Historical Sources

    For Heaven’s Sake: A Review of N. T. Wright’s Surprised by Hope


    whether Jesus did (Wright) or did not (Crossan) rise in bodily form from the dead and leave ... by the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. This is what the whole world’s waiting for” (107). In addressing ... revelation: “And the spirit and the body are the soul of man . And the resurrection of the dead ...

    From Volume 10 Number 3, 2009 of The Religious Educator