Browsing All posts tagged under »book of mormon«

Religion, Race And Double Standards

October 29, 2012 by

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The arguments against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with respect to its 1849-1978 policy of restricting priesthood ordinations from its black members are not new.  We’ve discussed them before.  Thus, the arguments that Andrew Sullivan makes in his October 23rd article in The Daily Beast are nothing extraordinary.  However, Mr. Sullivan’s biggest […]

The Mormon Moment

October 10, 2012 by

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SCOTTIE LEE MEYERS (@thestoresocial) recently did a ride along with some missionaries and details the experience in his article The Mormon Moment. As Mr. Meyers documents his time spent with two LDS missionaries he ties it in to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. A few things need to be addressed about Mr. Meyers facts regarding the […]

When Bill Clinton would be a Mormon

October 9, 2012 by

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Across the pond an article written by “Daily Mail Reporter” on Daily Mail Online reveals that Bill Clinton once seriously considered joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints many years ago. The article explains Mr. Clinton’s decision for not joining… He explained how he learnt about the different degrees of heaven as was […]

“I Believe”

September 1, 2012 by

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You may have heard about a popular Broadway musical currently showing called “The Book of Mormon”.  In this musical there is a catchy tune called “I Believe” sung in which “Elder Price” expresses his crisis of faith and finds reaffirmation of it.  The song contains many statements of belief which claim to be true expressions […]

The Fear of Mormons

June 13, 2012 by

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Pierre Tristam’s (@PierreTristam) article The Fear of Mormons needed a Mormon Fact Check. The article responds to the New York times OP-ED Why We Fear Mormons. Unfortunatly Mr. Tristam doesn’t make it thru the first paragraph of commentary about the New York times OP-ED before he gets mixed up about the beginning of the LDS […]

Just How Important Are the Details?

June 7, 2012 by

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Douglas C. Pizac/Associated Press writes in the New York Times: “Smith said an angel revealed to him the location of a set of golden tablets containing scriptures that he then translated into the Book of Mormon. The scriptures he translated described how a group of Jews came to the Americas. After Jesus was crucified and […]