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Adam-God Doctrine

 

While not a doctrine believed by most LDS people today, there can be no doubt that Brigham Young believed and taught that Adam was God the Father, the God of this earth, and the Father of Jesus in the flesh. President Young taught this for over 20 years, claiming it was from the Lord, only to have later Mormon Prophet Spencer W. Kimball declare this false doctrine.
 

Mormon prophet Brigham Young taught the Adam-God doctrine for over 20 years, claiming it was from the Lord, only to have later Mormon Prophet Spencer W. Kimball declare this false doctrine.

Click on the links below to see scanned images of various 19th century LDS publications with statements on Adam-god from Brigham Young and other LDS General Authorities.

 

 

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