A Chronology of the Mormon religion
The Mormon faith was established by Joseph Smith in the early 1800's. Since then Mormonism has grown into an influential religion in the United States and is making efforts to extend their reach around the world. The formal name of the religion is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (or LDS). The LDS church is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mormon doctrine was revealed to Smith, and sometimes others, over a period of time, making history an important topic when seeking to understand this religion. The timeline below is intended to help people get a starting point for understand the important events of this faith. Links lead the reader to more in-depth articles.
A timeline of the Mormon religionSources
- "Glossary of Church Terms," LDS Newsroom, accessed October 2005.