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Faith, truth and priesthood restriction (Mormon racism)
Deseret News ^ | Friday, March 9 2012 | Keith Hamilton

Posted on 03/09/2012 11:06:19 AM PST by colorcountry

The current furor among Latter-day Saints and others set off by comments attributed to BYU professor Randy Bott exemplifies the combustibility of thought and emotions when the topics of race and religion are combined.

Bott's comments in a recent Washington Post article incited considerable reaction from bloggers and historians interested in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' prior restrictions with regard to members of African descent, and even triggered official statements from the church.

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