Tuesday, April 22, 2014

It's Okay to Disagree with Others, even about Doctrinal Things

There's no office in the Church that qualifies the holder to give the official interpretation of the Church. We're to read the scriptures for ourselves, as guided by the Spirit.

Joseph Smith himself often disagreed with various of his brethren on different points, yet he never cracked down on them, saying they'd better change this or that, or else. He disagreed with Parley P. Pratt on a number of things, and also with Brigham Young on various things. (Hugh Nibley, "Temple and Cosmos")

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