Today in Mormon History - Feb 19

Delegation of Mormon young women and plural wives attends first meeting of National Council of Women, which accepts Relief Society as charter member. (1)
-- 120 years ago today - Feb 19, 1891

Elder Bruce R. McConkie writes to Eugene England, rebuking him for his views on "The Perfection and Progression of God," ordering him to stop speaking or publishing on the topic, and announcing: "It is my province to teach to the Church what the doctrine is. It is your province to echo what I say or to remain silent." England dutifully ceases speaking on that topic for several years. (2)
-- 30 years ago today - Feb 19, 1981.

[Joseph Smith] Joseph talks with Seixas about religion. He believes the Lord is striving with Seixas because he is a chosen vessel, and that he will eventually join the Church; "but I forbear lest I get to prophesying upon his head." (History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (7 volumes) 2:397.) (3)
-- 175 years ago today - Feb 19, 1836

1 - This Day in Mormon History,
2 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, "The LDS Intellectual Community and Church Leadership: A Contemporary Chronology," Dialogue, Vol.26, No.1
3 - Conklin, Christopher J., Joseph Smith Chronology

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