Interpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship:

The Māori Latter-day Saint Historical Narrative: Additions and Amendments

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Interpreter A Journal of Mormon Scripture
Published:
5/16/2019
Specs:
Digest / 5.25" x 8.25"
36 pages Saddle-stitched
Category:
Religion
Tags:
Book Review, church of jesus christ of latter-day saints, lds, Māori, Mormonism, Selwyn Kātene

Abstract: Selwyn Kātene has again assembled twelve essays written by the descendants of famous Māori Latter-day Saints. This volume flows from a revival of interest in the ground and content of the faith of early Māori Saints that began in the late 1990s. In various ways the essays in this volume add to and amend what has previously been known about what began unexpectedly on Christmas Day in 1882, when the first group of Māori joined the Church of Jesus Christ. Not only did the Māori have Seers who opened the way, some of those elite Māori men, who had been initiated into Māori esoteric knowledge of divine things, also found that their temple endowment fit rather snugly with their previous initiation ceremonies.

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