This Seems Relevant

This Seems Relevant January 11, 2016
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, by Alexander Leloir. Wikimedia Commons. Alterations by JJ Feinauer
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, by Alexander Leloir. Wikimedia Commons. Alterations by JJ Feinauer

“The LDS Church has no doctrine of infallibility, but it is characterized by a church culture that elevates the prophet and his mantle to near infallible heights … The challenge of Mormon leadership is how to balance Woodruff’s assurance that the leadership will never lead members astray, with the empirical and doctrinal reality of prophets designated by the voice of revelation as ‘the weak things of the earth.'”

-Terryl L. Givenes, Wrestling the Angel p. 22

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