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How did Mormons use the Urim Thummim?

The first prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church), Joseph Smith, claimed that he used the Urim and Thummim to translate the Book of Mormon into English. After the translation was complete, the Urim… Full Answer

What are the Mormon's magic spectacles?

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) don't have magic spectacles, as they don't believe in magic. Sure some Mormons wear glasses, but that is just beacuse they have bad vision. Maybe you are… Full Answer

Was Joseph smith into divination?

Joseph Smith was raw, uneducated material, and he tried lots of things during his life in his effort to understand the nature of the world and his particular gifts. If and when he tried divination (as in a divining rod… Full Answer

What rhymes with Purim?

Urim as in the "Urim v'Tumim" that the High Cohen wore in the Temple. It is also a rhyme with a reason as Purim commemorates a miracle that was hidden in the midst of "normal" events. The Urim v'Tumim were… Full Answer

The founder of the Mormon church was?

The Mormon Church, or Church of the Latter Day Saints, was founded by Joseph Smith, Jr. Raised a Christian in Vermont and New York, Joseph Smith was the founding prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also… Full Answer

Why did gideon make an ephod?

This brought much ruin to him and to his family of origin, for it offered them personal fame, honor, power, and wealth. Gideon had forgotten that pride goes before fall. Worst still, he had no right or audacity to make… Full Answer