Blood atonement

Blood atonement is a disputed doctrine in the history of Mormonism, under which the atonement of Jesus alone does not by itself redeem the Eternal sin. Instead, to atone for this sin, the sinner should be killed in a way that allows their blood to be shed upon the ground as a sacrificial offering, so he does not become a Son of perdition. The largest Mormon denomination, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has denied the doctrine since 1889, with church leaders referring to it as a


Blood atonement is a disputed doctrine in the history of Mormonism, under which the atonement of Jesus alone does not by itself redeem the Eternal sin. Instead, to atone for this sin, the sinner should be killed in a way that allows their blood to be shed upon the ground as a sacrificial offering, so he does not become a Son of perdition. The largest Mormon denomination, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has denied the doctrine since 1889, with church leaders referring to it as a "fiction" and later as a "theoretical principle" that had never been implemented in the LDS Church.
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