Speaker: Jennifer Chandler Jones

American Prophets: Edgar Cayce And Joseph Smith

Two American farm boys have come to be honored and revered over the world for their understanding of the divine, their inspirational advice, and their prophetic insights. From their first visions to their mystical revelations, this paper explores the similarities, differences, and legacies of these two American prophets. Jennifer Chandler Jones, Doe Daughtrey

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‘CREATIVE’ SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN LDS POPULATIONS

If practicing Mormons eschew alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs, do they use other sub-stances, abuse prescribed drugs, or engage in behavioral addictions? What cultural attitudes, pressures, or beliefs might contribute to self-medicating behaviors and addictions? Mental health professionals describe some of the ‘creative” drugs of choice used in LDS populations and the cultural beliefs employed …

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