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Priest to Profit: How the Mormon Church Teaches Priesthood Holders to Lead

posted on May 15, 2012

In The Washington Post, Matthew Bowman breaks down the Mormon priesthood structure to show how “it is dedicated simultaneously to ecclesiastical authority and also to democratic expression of that authority.” By teaching Mormon youths to “both respect authority and to value democratic participation in leadership,” the Mormon priesthood trains future leaders.  

Read at The Washington Post