Danites and the Mormon War

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Danites and the Mormon War

Post#1 » Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:47 pm

The editors who put together the Wikipedia article about the Danites did an excellent and impartial or unbiased job in my opinion:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danite

The same can be said about the article explaining the 1838 Mormon War:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1838_Mormon_War

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Re: Danites and the Mormon War

Post#2 » Sun Jun 07, 2015 7:40 pm

The Latter-day Saints weren't always saintly during this period of time. This isn't to pass judgement on them, because I don't think I would do any better under similar circumstances; but, in any conflict or war, there are always people who suffer on both sides. There are often people on both sides who commit atrocities.

http://ldssoul.com/wp-content/uploads/2 ... Danite.pdf

http://ldssoul.com/wp-content/uploads/2 ... on-War.pdf

If this subject interests you, you might want to look into the book, "The Refiner's Fire" by Alvin R. Dyer.

As a Latter-day Saint, this proved to be one of the most interesting books that I have read. The Latter-day Saints have always been motivated by the building of Zion.

This book explains in part why it went wrong. It wasn’t always the fault of the Missourians, but they weren’t exactly saints either.

http://bookrev.allthings.computer/the-refiners-fire/

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