Category: Apologetics Index Blog

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.

Updated: Abusive Churches / Spiritual Abuse

Our collection of research resources on abusive churches and spiritual abuse is one of the most-visited pages at Apologetics Index. We have now updated the links, cleaned up the page and increased the font-size.

Plus, in this entry we quote Ken Blue's observations about why otherwise sensible and intelligent people submit to spiritual abuse.

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."