TurretinFan on Mormons
Extremely helpful introduction to LDS Doctrine
Mormonism 101 – by Dr. James White
I recommend it highly, as I do his published works on Mormonism – “Is the Mormon my Brother?” and “Letters to a Mormon Elder“.
Also, as a bonus – here is his teaching on the LDS doctrine of “Eternal Law of Progression,” also a vitally important issue with the LDS.
Answering Seven Reasons: Christ is Head of (the) Mormon Church?
Continuing the series I started with in my prior post, we’re examining the About.com article “Seven Reasons Why Mormons are Christian”, by Rachel Bruner. In our prior post, recall that we examined 1) The remarks of their elder statesmen on this topic, 2) The distinct tendency on the part of the LDS to “redefine” terms in the Christian lexicon, and 3) The necessity for a transcendental argument to settle the question.
In this installment, we will examine the first reason we are given for believing that Mormons are Christian.
1. Christ is Head of (the) Mormon Church
Seven Reasons Why Mormons are Christian?
In About.com‘s article “Seven Reasons Why Mormons are Christian“, Rachel Bruner offers us some interesting claims to examine.
Her Seven Reasons are as follows:
1. Christ is Head of Mormon Church
2. Faith in Jesus Christ
3. Prophets Preach of Christ
4. Scriptures Witness of Christ
5. Mormons Act in the Name of Christ
6. Holy Ghost Testifies of Christ
7. Mormons Believe in Atonement of Christ
In this series, we’ll examine each of her claims. In this post, we’ll examine some presuppositional issues, and provide some introductory comments. For reasons not given by the author, it …
Mouw and Mormonism
The headline says it all, “My Take: This evangelical says Mormonism isn’t a cult.” Richard Mouw, President of Fuller Theological Seminary, continues his campaign to help Mormonism “mainstream” and, in the process, to throw every one of those who have worked so diligently to bring the gospel to the Mormon people under the bus. Mouw’s confusion on Mormonism, rooted not only in his personal theological liberalism, but in his friendships with leading LDS personalities (on the more liberal or left side of the spectrum of Mormonism, to be sure), was put on display years ago when he “apologized” to