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Old 08-13-2019, 10:56 AM
Dana Scully is offline
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Dizzyland
Posts: 252

The mark of Cain

Has anyone ever figured out what this was? I know the LDS church taught for years that being black was the mark of Cain and restricted membership of anyone who could be considered black from any kind of priesthood. In 1978, they decided the time was right to end that restriction. (Honestly this ISN'T a religious argument; I'm simply citing one hypothesis.)

Other ideas are that it was literally some kind of physical mark place on him that everyone would recognize (and I don't remember if the Bible says it would be placed on his descendants too).

I've always wondered about this so I'm hoping that a discussion of this will ensue that could enlighten me.


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