Category Archives: Mitt Romney

Romney’s and Huntsman’s “pastors” on historic Christianity

Last week Deseret News published an article titled, “Michele Bachmann’s pastor on Mormonism.” The article notes that outspokenly Christian presidential-hopeful Michele Bachmann has not said what she thinks of Mormonism (the religion of two of her political opponents), but the … Continue reading

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Petty Doctrinal Differences

Mitt Romney’s second campaign for President is, predictably, generating a lot of talk about Mormonism. And, again predictably, Mormons are stepping up their online efforts to set the record straight. Latter-day Saint Dinah Chance from Freeport, Florida wrote a letter … Continue reading

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When Salt Lake City Calls

I just finished reading When Salt Lake City Calls by Rocky Hulse. Published late in 2007, the book addresses the question, “Is there a conflict between Mormonism and the public trust?” Mr. Hulse was born and raised a 6th generation … Continue reading

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Romney gets it right – Beck got it wrong

During the Republican “Fox Forum,” news correspondent Chris Wallace pressed candidate Mitt Romney about his “attack ads” against John McCain and Mike Huckabee. Romney responded to this line of questioning with an answer I’ve heard him give before. Essentially he … Continue reading

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An Analysis of “21 Questions Answered About Mormon Faith”

It’s sad when a religious representative answers questions like a politican. As I write this an article is featured on the front page of FoxNews.com, “21 Questions Answered About Mormon Faith”. The following is an analysis of the response they … Continue reading

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Follow-Up on Mitt Romney’s Speech

Like millions of others I made sure I didn’t miss what many were touting as Mitt Romney’s “JFK Speech.” I certainly wasn’t expecting to hear a whole lot about Romney’s Mormon faith. Thoughts of him standing behind the podium and … Continue reading

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Mitt’s Major Speech

This movie requires Flash Player 9 Update: The text of the speech is available here. Tomorrow morning (6 December 2007, 10:30 EST) Mitt Romney will deliver a long-awaited speech to the American people. Many newspapers report Mr. Romney’s intent to … Continue reading

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Mormonism’s Bad Reputation

An editorial in World Magazine dated 10 November 2007 takes a look at one way in which Mitt Romney’s Mormonism may be a valid concern in his bid for the U.S. Presidency. In “Trifling with the Truth” (subscription required) Joel … Continue reading

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It’s a Big Deal: “Mormonism Isn’t Christianity.”

A tempest in an herbal teapot is brewing over a sermon preached by Dr. Robert Jeffress last month. On September 30th Dr. Jeffress told his congregation at First Baptist Church of Dallas, “Mitt Romney is a Mormon. Even though he … Continue reading

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The Red Herring of Article Six

Responding to those who are not comfortable with the idea of a Mormon becoming president in 2008, supporters of Mitt Romney have, on numerous occasions, cited Article Six of the United States Constitution. This three-paragraph Article states in part that, … Continue reading

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