Mormonism and priesthood/Restoration/Melchizedek
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- Date of the restoration of the Melchizedek priesthood—
Critics claim that the restoration of the priesthood was "back dated" later by Joseph Smith to justify his desire to dominate the Church. Critics also claim that no one seems to know "when or how" Joseph Smith received the Melchizedek priesthood. (Link)