Episode 5: “The Priesthood Organization”
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“Episode 5: ‘The Priesthood Organization,’” Joseph Smith Papers Podcasts (2021)

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Episode 5: “The Priesthood Organization”

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After Joseph Smith’s death in 1844, Church leaders continued to develop priesthood organization in response to the needs of a growing Church. This episode also explains how the temple and priesthood restrictions based on race came to be and how Church leaders eventually saw an end to those restrictions.

Guests: Marcus Martins, Matthew McBride, Paul Reeve