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LDS Newsroom, 04 May 2007: Approaching Mormon Doctrine “With divine inspiration, the First Presidency (the prophet and his two counselors) and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (the second-highest governing body of the Church) counsel together to establish doctrine that is consistently proclaimed in official Church publications. This doctrine resides in the four “standard works” of scripture (the Holy Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price), official declarations and proclamations, and the Articles ofFaith.”

LDS Newsroom, 29 June 2007: The Church and New MediaIn addition, information on official Church Web sites is reliable and consistent with the doctrines and policies of the Church. All materials on Newsroom and other Church Web sites are carefully reviewed and approved before they are posted….In a complementary way, Newsroom, and other Church Web sites provide an official voice from the Church. 



Blake Ostler: “Is there any Mormon “Doctrine”?

Bruce Nielson: What is “Mormon Doctrine?” (“So in answer to the question: “What is Mormon Doctrine?” It is the profound truths of the scriptures mixed with an infinite and changing body of traditions allowing us to envision and conceptualize such truths.)

Geoff J: The Gnosis

Blake Ostler: The Challenges of (non-existent?) Mormon theology

Encyclopedia of Mormonism articles “Doctrine” (Bradford & Dahl) and “Theology” (Midgley)

James B. Allen: “Line upon Line”

Lehi’s Library Comments

Has revelation ceased in the Church? Blake Ostler says “no

LDS quotes on Evolution

What is official doctrine? Harold B. Lee

The Nature of LDS Doctrines

God creates through science