Community of Christ
The 1981 RLDS Hymnal: Songs More Brightly Sung
About ten years ago the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints decided that its 1956 hymnal was already becoming out of date.
“Moonbeams From a Larger Lunacy”: Poetry in the Reorganization
This study addresses poetry within the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and defines an RLDS poet as someone who belongs to the RLDS church and who has published poetry in some…
Being Mormon: An RLDS Response
To be a Mormon — in the generic use of that term — is an attitude: an attitude of uniqueness — of peculiarity — • which makes itself known in behavior, in beliefs, in relationships,…
Stranger in a Strange Land: A Personal Response to the 1984 Document
Delegates of the 1970 conference moved to adopt a resolution which stated that women constituted a majority of the church membership but had limited opportunity to act as representatives.
RLDS Priesthood: Structure and Process
It sometimes appears that RLDS members are more impressed with receiving an inspired document from the Prophet than they are with what it says.
An RLDS Reformation? Construing the Task of RLDS Theology
During the last twenty-five years, Reorganized Latter Day Saints have struggled to discover what it means to be the body of Christ in the modern world.
To Sustain the Heart: Preface to Faith: A Philosophical Inquiry into RLDS Beliefs by Paul M. Edwards
It is perhaps fair to say that Edwards’s work is almost a pioneering effort in defining and systematizing the basic ingredients of RLDS philosophy.
Sign or Scripture: Approaches to the Book of Mormon
How does the Book of Mormon present the basic doctrines of the gospel? What role should the Book of Mormon play in our religious and intellectual lives?
Leadership and the Ethics of Prophecy
The role of leadership within the Mormon community is vastly interrelated, and thus often confused, with management.
Methods and Motives: Joseph Smith III’s Opposition to Polygamy, 1860-90
When Joseph Smith III preached his first sermon as a leader of the Reoganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Amboy, Illinois, on 6 April 1860, he expressed his unqualifed aversion to…