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Disaffected Mormons are expected to “doubt their doubts” and overlook the mistakes of LDS leaders

By Helen Radkey                                                                               

October 10, 2013                                                                                                                                                            

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is generally perceived as an authoritarian religious corporation that has a history of squashing dissent. Prominent scholars and low-profile Church members, who have questioned Mormon history or theology, or refused to obey unreasonable Church edicts, have been treated with intolerance by Church leaders. The unwillingness of Mormon officials to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs has resulted in the expulsion of many dissenters from Mormon ranks.

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