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Is Mormonism Christian?

an examination of Mormon doctrine as compared with orthodox Christianity

by Gordon Holmes Fraser

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Published by Moody Press in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 119-122.

Statementby Gordon H. Fraser
SeriesColportage library -- 340
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8645 .F73
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24368591M
OCLC/WorldCa3292196

by Matt Slick 7/11/ Mormonism teaches that God used to be a man on another world, and that he became a god by following the laws and ordinances of his god on his homeworld. He brought his wife to this world, a woman he had married on the other world. She is essentially a goddess. In his present god-state, he rules our world. An Analysis of LDS Scholar Stephen E. Robinson’s Arguments for Accepting Mormonism as Christian Evangelical scholar Robert Stewart critiques the arguments of a respected Mormon scholar on the subject of whether Mormonism is an authentic form of Christianity.

Mormonism is obviously not the biblical version of Christianity. It is not Christian, and Mormons serve a different god than Christians - a god that does not exist. Paul talks about this in Gal. , "when you did not know God, you were slaves to those which by nature are no gods." Only the God of the Bible exists. There are no others.   In sum, then, Mormon beliefs diverge widely from historic Christian orthodoxy. The Book of Mormon, which is Mormonism’s principal source for its claim to new revelation and a .

The purpose of this book isn't to equip Mormons to argue what is and what is not a Christian with those ill-willed people making such a scurrilous charge. Its purpose is to instruct Mormons, deepen their conviction that Jesus is the Christ, the Redeemer of the world, Reviews:   Mormonism is more than Christianity, of course—most obviously by adding the Book of Mormon to the Bible—and that makes it much less than Christianity as well. Nevertheless, the fact that Mormonism adds to the traditional Christian story does not necessarily mean that it detracts from Christianity to the point of denying it altogether.


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