Mormonism and doctrine/Establishing new doctrine

Establishing new Mormon doctrine

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Establishing new Mormon doctrine

Establishment of Mormon doctrine

Summary: How is new doctrine established in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

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Changing Mormon doctrine

Summary: Is LDS doctrine constantly changing? It is claimed that Mormon doctrine is very elusive - very little is claimed to be official, which makes it easy to repudiate certain doctrines when they become unpleasant or unfashionable.

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Church publications as doctrine

Summary: Are Church publications considered doctrine? It is claimed that anything that is, or ever was, officially published by the Church at any time ought to represent doctrine, thus define what Latter-day Saints really believe. However, just as Brigham Young taught principles that applied to the 19th-century saints, modern prophets teach us what we need for our particular time.

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