Tag: Mormonism

Celestial Marriage

One of the requirements to reach 'exaltation' -- the fullness of all that God has to offer -- is what Mormons call "celestial marriage."

Celestial marriage is a marriage in a Mormon temple designed to last not just until death but throughout all eternity. It is not a practice taught or condoned by historic, Biblical Christianity

Is Mormonism a Cult?

In recent month there has been much discussion in the media on the question of whether or not Mormonism is a 'cult.'

Most people who weighed in on the subject demonstrated a lack knowledge regarding the meaning of the term 'cult,' as well as the differences between Mormon and Christian theology.

The Mormons: The Most Conservative Religious Group In America

The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life has published a report titled, "A Portrait of Mormons in the U.S."

The report, using data from its own 2007 U.S. Religious Landscape Survey, is of interest to anyone researching religions, religion trends, and the Mormon Church in particular.

But we do take issue with the fact that the report lumps the Mormon Church in with what Pew refers to as "other Christian traditions."

Foundation for Christian Studies – StudyChristianity.org

A new website offers a comprehensive doctrinal study program, downloadable theological essays, interactive discussion forums, and online stores for Christian books, music, and art. It's domain name suggests the site is a place where one can study Christianity.

However, instead of teaching Christianity, the website teaches and promotes the doctrines of the Mormon Church.

Video: Lifting the Veil of Polygamy

Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, described plural marriage as part of "the most holy and important doctrine ever revealed to man on earth" and taught that a man needed at least three wives to attain the "fullness of exaltation" in the afterlife. While the Mormon church eventually rejected this doctrines, Mormon fundamentalists hold on to it. This documentary examines the legacy of Smith's teachings on polygamy.

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