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- proper n. Religious, ideological, and cultural aspects of the various denominations of the Latter-day Saint movement.
- proper n. The belief systems of those who believe that the "Book of Mormon" is a sacred text.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The doctrine, system, and practices of the Mormons.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The system of doctrines, practices (especially polygamy), ceremonies, and church government maintained by the Mormons.
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- n. the doctrines and practices of the Mormon Church based on the Book of Mormon
(Interestingly, for the most prominent Mormon political figure, Harry Reid, his Mormonism is apparently irrelevant.)
She was preaching what she called Mormonism, and warning the multitude to repent and be baptized, and escape the wrath of God.
Mormonism is corporate religion and owns (and profits) from many many entirely nonreligious enterprises, They should have lost it in 1979!
(Mormonism is a lot less controlling of its members now than it was in the days of Brigham Young, and that New York Times article that Matt linked to hinted that Scientology is starting to generate splinter groups as well.)
It appears that the fundies love of Glenn Beck has convinced them that Mormonism is a mainstream Christian sect.
The key principle in converting to Mormonism is a testimony of the Book of Mormon.
Really, really hating Mormonism is not an argument against people's right to believe in the faith of their choice.
But you can also make a case that Mormonism is so idiosyncratic that it ought to be treated in a category by itself, and not a “type of Christianity.”
Mormonism is technically a Christian heresy (from an orthodox, small “o”, perspective) so, yes, it is a strain of Christianity.
Clearly, Mormonism is a cult, the news release said.