By: Paulos, Michael Harold (editor)
Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 2007
Seller ID: 37135
Condition: New in New Dust Jacket
Brand New! ; Contrary to popular folklore, the LDS temple ceremony was not performed or recited in the U. S. Senate chambers during the 1904-06 challenge to Reed Smoot's election from Utah. Nor was it entered into the Congressional Record. The committee investigating Apostle-Senator Smoot's qualifications wanted to know if temple participants promised to avenge the blood of the martyred prophet Joseph Smith and whether that vengeance was sworn upon "this generation" or upon "this nation, " the former being considered a matter of religious dogma and the latter possible treason... View More...