Speaker: Jacob Vidrine

The Demise of the Patriarchal Priesthood

It is commonly accepted that women in early Mormonism were considered as having received the Melchizedek Priesthood through participation in temple rituals. It is also taken for granted that this understanding was lost over time. What hasn’t been explicitly discussed before is that this loss of understanding that women received priesthood through the temple rituals …

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Theological Development in Mormon Fundamentalism

This panel will explore “doctrinal formation” in a broader sense: where different fundamentalist ideas came from, and how different groups and individuals have interpreted, rejected, or altered doctrine based on their historical understanding, experiences, and beliefs. Lindsay Hansen Park, Jacob Vidrine, Cristina Rosetti, Kris Wray, Drew Ostler

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