Mormon studies, confession, sin
While the form of confession in the LDS Church has changed from public admission of sin to confession to a bishop, the doctrine and necessary functions of confession remain unchanged.
Kimball, Edward L.
"Confession in LDS Doctrine and Practice,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 36
, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol36/iss2/2