Category Archives: Virgin birth

The “marvelous creative power and function” by which Christ was conceived

MRM’s article on traditional Mormonism’s redefinition of the virgin birth has been substantially expanded and is worth another read. I continue to be amazed over the amount of evidence supporting the claim that Mormon leaders taught that God the Father … Continue reading

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The South Carolina “Holiday Card”

Someone recently used satire in South Carolina to expose many to an Orson Pratt quote: “We have now clearly shown that God the Father had a plurality of wives, one or more being in eternity by whom He begat our … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Bruce McConkie?

The back of this “Christmas card” has a note from Kevin Barney of FAIR: “My usual tack when asked about it is to point out that the idea is not now and never was doctrine; it was a speculation… I … Continue reading

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Fair above all virgins

In the recently released movie titled, The Nativity Story, viewers are given a glimpse at what life was probably like for Mary and Joseph after it was learned that the espoused Mary is pregnant. Though I’ve heard pastors and theologians … Continue reading

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