Glossary of Mormonism


This glossary of Mormonism provides definitions of terms related to Mormonism, with links to full articles where available.

13 Articles of Faith
A list provided by Joseph Smith when he was asked about the basic beliefs of the Church.
Mormon concept of God the Father, the Son Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost as three individual beings who are united in purpose.
Temple Garment
Special underwear worn by Mormons who have taken part in the endowment ceremony in a Mormon temple.
Word of Wisdom
The Mormon health code revealed to Joseph Smith in 1833 (recorded in Doctrine & Covenants 89), which prohibits alcohol, tobacco and hot drinks, encourages plant foods, and use of meat sparingly.

Article Info

Title Glossary of Mormonism
Last UpdatedFebruary 3, 2021
MLA Citation “Glossary of Mormonism.” 3 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022. <>