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How the "Mormons" Got Their Name
|How the "Mormons" Got Their Name
|Year of Publication
|Talmage, James E.
|The Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
|5 October 1916
|Book of Mormon; Mormon (Nickname); Onomastics
The term “Mormon,” a nickname given to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was derived from the scripture called the Book of Mormon. Members of the Church, however, are quick to point out that the proper name of their Church is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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