By Jerry Murtagh. What does Section 89 of the Doctrine and Covenants, better known as the Word of Wisdom, have to do with peyotism? This question, or one like it, is most often asked here at the Church. Adherence to a dietary discipline, like the one suggested in the Word of Wisdom, goes hand in hand with the spiritual awakening produced by… [Read More]
Word of Wisdom
What does Section 89 of the Doctrine and Covenants of the Mormon Church, better known as the Word of Wisdom, have to do with Peyotism? This question, or one like it, is often asked here at the Church.
The Word of Wisdom
By Anne Zapf. When Matthew and I first came to the Church we had very little experience maintaining vehicles and land. We often ignorantly neglected a minor maintenance need which usually became, for us, a major repair job. Most memorable are the winter missions to deliver Mana pottery to Northern Arizona… [Read More]
The Word of Wisdom & Peyote: A Diversity of Interpretations
By Thomas W. Murphy. Adherence to the Word of Wisdom in the twentieth century has become one of the most significant traits through which Latter Day Saints distinguish themselves from the rest of the world. The good health and long lives of Mormons are often attributed to the practices encouraged by this revelation. A recent Church news article… [Read More]