Category Archives: Nature of Man

Prince of Angels, Brother of Jesus

Gregory J. Krieg wrote a blog for ABC News titled, “Mormons! The Least You Should Know.” Mr. Krieg, writing from a political perspective, laments the misinformation on Mormonism that appears online, and wants people to be better informed about the … Continue reading

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Mormons Still Baptizing Deceased Holocaust Victims

This should come as no surprise. Researcher Helen Radkey has recently discovered records in the Mormon Church’s genealogical database indicating that proxy baptisms for deceased holocaust victims continues, despite promises—and even formal agreements—consented to by the LDS Church. The latest … Continue reading

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New Mormon manual promotes doctrine that “has no functioning place” in present day Mormonism

What Gordon B. Hinckley said is “just a couplet”…      What BYU professors say is a thing of the past…           What Richard Mouw says we should apologize over… Is what the new 2012 Melchizedek Priesthood and Relief Society Sunday Curriculum manual … Continue reading

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From the Mailbag (10/24/2011)

Thank you for taking the time to document exactly what it is Mormons believe verses the Bible. I am married to a Mormon. I am a Christian and stand firm by the tenets of the Faith exactly as you have … Continue reading

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Mormon Professors Confuse Doctrine and Rumor

If I want to know what Mormonism teaches about human beings becoming Gods and creating worlds, should I ask a Mormon? Last month (October 2011) New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd asked the planet question of two Mormons: Richard Bushman, … Continue reading

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God is Not a White Man

“He makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.” (Matthew 5:45) “I am God, and not man; the Holy One in the midst of thee…” (Hosea 11:9) … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Mormonism

Mormon author Orson Scott Card recently wrote a piece in the Mormon Times called “Gospel has no place for ‘mysteries’ ” (10/14/2010). In his mind, Christians who use the word “mystery” when confronted with an issue that is impossible to … Continue reading

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Something Wrong Within Us

I read an article by Kelly M. Kapic titled, “simul iustus et peccator” (“at once justified and sinner”) which, among other things, addressed the sorry condition of the human heart. Dr. Kapic wrote, “Something is wrong not simply ‘out there’ … Continue reading

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Gods and Goddesses, Kings and Queens

In November 2004 Dr. Richard Mouw, president of Fuller Seminary, spoke in front of a packed house at the Mormon Tabernacle on Temple Square. Dr. Mouw apologized for the way evangelicals had borne “false witness” about the teachings of Mormonism. … Continue reading

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The Mormon Doctrine of Materiality

On May 21, 1845 an article on the nature of God, man, and angels appeared in the LDS publication the “Prophet.” Understood to have been written by the editor, LDS Apostle Parley P. Pratt, the article was reprinted in the … Continue reading

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