A Defense of the Authority of Church Doctrine
Nathan B. Oman
William & Mary Law School
Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol. 40, No. 4, Winter 2007
This paper provides a philosophical analysis of the concept of "church doctrine" within Mormon theology and practice. Building on an earlier essay that analyzed "church doctrine" within Mormonism using the philosophy of law, this paper turns to the way in which it functions as an authority within Mormon discussions.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 28
Keywords: Mormonism, Theology, PhilosophyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 20, 2007 ; Last revised: September 16, 2008
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