Posts Tagged ‘Orson Spencer’

Patriarchal Order on Plurality of Wives, p. 16 “Are not females generally as corrupt and wicked as males, and therefore deserve to be equally yoked in pairs—wicked men with wicked women ?—No. Females are not generally as wicked as males.

Why ?—Because there is not meted out to them the same privilege and high responsibility. Man being the head of the woman, holds the chair of State and of Church.” — Orson Spencer, January 13, 1853 (more…)

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1 John 2:9 “He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.”

 Today we’re looking at excerpts taken from a Mormon circular published in 1848 by LDS apostle, Orson Spencer.

While we’re not immune to coming across anti-Christian literature in Mormon propaganda, it was surprising to see an entire booklet dedicated to defaming Christianity. The booklet was written and printed for members living in Great Britain just four years after Joe, and Hyrum Smith were killed in Nauvoo, IL. Because of its sheer length, we’ve pulled a few quotes for examples. To read their entire circular, see link provided below.

Sadly, the Church’s attitude towards Christianity hasn’t changed. Proof  of this is seen in their canon — 1 Nephi 14:10. (more…)

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