Mormonism 101 is not a bad introduction to mormonism it does rely heavily on statements of lds presidents, leaving me to wonder how influential those actually are the weakest part of the book is the presentation of christian doctrine. Have all you mormons ever thought for just one second, that maybe you should take a closer look as to why christians are very concerned about the validity, and authenticity of this religion, and where it is leading souls to. Coming back to discussion of theology might be a discussion of whether mormonism is a heretical christian group with this discussion, mormonism can be brought in the christian fold, but then the theological differences become such that mormonism significantly differs with respect to some other benchmark within the christian superset. Investigating christian groups and doctrines you can now order a study of denominations for your library mormonism, ii: doctrine.
Mitt romney may or may not become the first mormon to move into the white house next year, but a new study shows that mormonism is moving into more parts of the country than any other religious. Ten lies i told as a mormon missionary trying to bridge the doctrinal divide between mormons and christians, i emphasized that salvation is by grace after all. Lately, mormonism has been the subject of considerable news and internet chatter primarily due to mitt romney's run for the presidency so the question that is on the minds of many: is mitt romney a member of a cult, or is mormonism simply just another christian denomination.
C 2012 religion news service (rns) ask mormons if they are christian, and their answer often starts with a sigh look at our name, they'll say, the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints read the book of mormon's subtitle, another testament of jesus christ examine our articles of faith. There are roughly 43,000 christian denominations worldwide in 2012 & the number is expected to grow to 55,000 by 2025 here is a list of. Coauthor: tony nugent, phd this decade has been called, the mormon moment, the time that america's largest home-grown religion finally comes into its own as a part of the christian tapestry.
But, mormonism is not a christian denomination, nor is it merely 'a non-christian religion' to be theologically precise, though perhaps politically incorrect, mormonism is a cult of. Featured is the mormon church a christian denomination discussion in a christian denomination ' no mormonism is not christian because it denies some of the. Resources to help you respond to mormonism mormon beliefs: what does mormon theology teach about grace, salvation and forgiveness mormons are not christians.
Religion top 10 bizarre mormon beliefs mystern february 4, 2008 share 7k almost everyone who knows anything about the mormon religion knows they. Mormonism vs christianity - revelation furthermore, in sharp distinction to orthodox christian theology, mormons do not believe that the bible is the infallible repository for redemptive revelation in their view, the book of mormon is the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion. The discussion on texas gov rick perry's possible run for the white house sunday morning led earhardt, fox news correspondent and weekend co-host of the daily news analysis, to pronounce what many evangelicals and mainstream christians believe: former massachusetts gov romney, a mormon, is obviously not a christian.
For a christian to expose the strange teachings of mormonism, or even more importantly, to refute them with the bible, is not being anything but loving and obedient to god the lds (mormon) message is not the same as the bible's and, therefore, is not from god. Guide to mormonism, the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints, including beliefs about god and jesus, family worship and values, church organisation and life stage rituals. 'is the mormon church a christian denomination' nomormonism is not christian because it denies some of the essential doctrines of christianity, including: 1) the deity of christ, 2) salvation by grace, and 3) the bodily resurrection of christ. Because the mormon church headquarters is located in salt lake city, the issue of whether or not mormonism is a christian religion has been raised in utah on a regular basis.
A portrait of mormons in the us and 161% of americans say they are unaffiliated with any particular religion mormons are more numerous, however, than members. The second-largest latter day saint denomination, like most other christian groups, mormonism teaches that there is the father, the son, and the holy spirit,. Here we shed light on mormon beliefs that range from the purpose of life to core gospel principles including the creation, holy scripture, and the godhead.