The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church or, colloquially, the Mormon Church) is a Christian primitivist church that considers itself to be a restoration of the church founded by Jesus Christ.
This article is about the Mormon religion. For the largest and most prominent
branch of Mormonism, see The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For
Mormonism is a term defining the religious beliefs and practices of members of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as Mormons.
Mormonism, also known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
claims to be the restoration of the true gospel and a revelation of the true God.
Officially known as Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Mormon
church was established by Joseph Smith (1805-1844) in 1830 in upstate New York, then again in 1831 in Ohio after he was forced to move. Mormon
doctrines are based upon the Book of Mormon
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Learn about the Mormon religion and meet members of the Mormon Church.
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Comparison of the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (
Mormonism) with orthodox Christianity.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of America's fastest-
growing religions and, relative to its size, one of the richest. Church membership,
Answer: The Mormon religion (Mormonism), whose followers are known as
Mormons and Latter-day Saints (LDS), was founded less than two hundred years
Founded by Smith in 1830 C.E. in New York, Mormonism developed as a
sectarian movement in a turbulent period of American religious history. Joseph