By Eric Johnson This particular Gospel Topics essay was published in May 2014 under the Gospel Topics section on the LDS Church website. The original full article is underlined, with my response following. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is founded on the teachings of Jesus Christ. The virtues of peace, love, and forgiveness are at the center […]
By Brian Patrick. Reviewed by Bill McKeever
The 1857 massacre of 120 emigrants by Mormons in southern Utah has always been a blight on Mormon history. How the LDS Church has handled this issue has been just as troubling.