Tag: earth

The Restoration: A Mission of Grand Rescue

 By Blake H. Thomas & Peter G. Robertson   In a 2013 Web posting, the LDS Church reminded its members that environmental stewardship is part of the ambitious Restoration: “The earth and all things on it should be used responsibly to sustain the human family.”1 If we are to save souls, we must do it in …

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The Earth as Sacrament

MORMONISM DOES NOT accept the common religious belief that the earth is either mundane or evil, or that the realm of the sacred is far from the material world. On the contrary, Mormonism is a richly material religion investing a broad set of earthly objects with sacramental purpose. A sacrament presents us with an object …

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