By Jack B. Worthy
Scrutinizing the event of starting to be up Mormon, this own narrative tells the tale of 1 man's disillusionment along with his religion and next excommunication from the Church. This account reveals what's posited as inherent racism and sexism in the church and seeks to show the controlling tools of indoctrination and the tough technique of excommunication. The basic tenets of the faith are defined, own tales and analyses are shared, and church specialists are stated to help the claims of maximum gender and racial discrimination. From unknowing follower to offended insurgent, and eventually to a content material, worldly man, this publication recounts the event of a survivor who feels the obligation to provide an explanation for his fact.
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Think of the Negro, cursed as to the priesthood . . This Negro, who, in the pre-existence lived the type of life which justified the Lord in sending him to earth in the lineage of Cain with a black skin, and possibly being born in darkest Africa . . In spite of all he 32. George F. Richards, Conference Report, April 1939, pp. 58–59. 33. Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Vol. 7, 1859, p. 290. 34. John Taylor, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Journal of Discourses, Vol.
I pay very close attention to myself, my feelings because then I have a base. 22 His methodology is similar to Mormon indoctrination. However, whereas Dr. Hall focuses on his feelings in order to understand and appreciate certain aspects of other cultures, as well as his own, Mormons use their feelings to judge the traits of other cultures as either good or bad, depending on how closely they resemble Mormon culture. Dr. Hall’s goal is to reduce ethnocentricity, while the goal of Mormonism is to increase ethnocentricity and to use it as a tool to strengthen the psychological dome that houses the reality of The Mormon Show.
Will accept the gospel and live it, pay their tithes and offerings, even though those be meager, . . they will have rice in their bowls and clothing on their backs and shelter over their heads. ”56 Some commandments are related to marriage. Early on, polygamy was a requirement. ”57 To help the men obey this commandment in peace, Brigham warned all the members—I'm sure he 55. Apostle Francis M. Lyman, Conference Report, October 1899, p. 34. 56. Ensign, August 1997, p. 7. 57. Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Vol.