The year 2003 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the lifting of the ban excluding black members from the priesthood of the Mormon church. The articles collected in Newell G. Bringhurst and Darron T. Smith's Black and Mormon look at the mechanisms used to keep blacks from full participation, the motives behind the ban, and the kind of changes that have--and have not--taken place within the church since the revelation responsible for its end. _x000B__x000B_This challenging collection is required reading for anyone concerned with the history of racism, discrimination, and the Latter-day Saints.The lesson manual that my wife used for her lesson was the same manual used worldwide, translated into the ... For example, the Book of Mormon, the book of scripture that gives the church its nickname, explicitly traces Unpacking Whitenessanbsp;...
|Title||:||Black and Mormon|
|Author||:||Newell G. Bringhurst, Darron T. Smith|
|Publisher||:||University of Illinois Press - 2004-09-01|