An Apology For The Book Of Mormon -

issue 120 salt lake city messenger utlm org - uring his appearance with ravi zacharias in the mormon tabernacle on november 14 2004 fuller seminary president richard mouw apologized on behalf of evangelicals for bearing false witness against mormons, could joseph smith have written the book of mormon - could joseph smith have written the book of mormon the question of the authenticity of the book of mormon is the basis for any discussion on the truthfulness of the lds church, the curse of dark skin learning about latter day saints - the source of this uniquely mormon doctrine has its roots in the mormon scriptures some very good insight can also be found in an old book published way back in 1931 called the way to perfection, black and mormon newell g bringhurst darron t smith - black and mormon newell g bringhurst darron t smith on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers the year 2003 marked the 25th anniversary of the lifting of the ban excluding black members from the priesthood of the church of jesus christ of latter day saints the text looks at the mechanisms used to keep blacks from full participation in the church and the motives behind the ban, to those who are investigating mormonism the mormon church - to those who are investigating mormonism by richard packham revisions as of june 15 2011 if you are investigating mormonism the church of jesus christ of latter day saints or lds church you are probably studying it in private meetings in your home with missionaries from that church, restoration org portal to latter day saint and mormon - time and temperature in jackson county t his has been a gathering place of seekers since april 6 1997 i plead for a spirit of tolerance and neighborliness of friendship and love toward those of other faiths i plead with our people to welcome them to befriend them to mingle with them to associate with them in the promulgation of good causes, robert patterson jr s 1882 excerpt from history of - chapter xxxv religious history continued solomon spaulding and the book of mormon 1 pp 02 03 the conviction has become almost universal except among mormons themselves that the book of mormon was founded upon rev solomon spaulding s romance entitled manuscript found, issue 103 salt lake city messenger utlm org - quick facts www newsroom lds org of particular interest is the fact that after english the next nine languages are spoken by non anglo saxons evidently there was not one worthy and able man amongst these millions of people that would qualify for the position of apostle, losing a lost tribe native americans dna and the mormon - southerton s losing a lost tribe systematically explores the claim per the book of mormon that the native peoples of north central south america as well as the islands of polynesia are primarily descended from the ten tribes of isreal, blacks and the mormon priesthood - blacks and the priesthood it is a historical truth that until 1978 latter day saints ecclesiastical policy prohibited black men from being ordained to the priesthood, black people and mormon priesthood wikipedia - from 1849 to 1978 the church of jesus christ of latter day saints lds church prohibited anyone with black ancestry from being ordained to the priesthood in 1978 the church s first presidency declared in a statement known as official declaration 2 that the ban had been lifted before 1849 a few black men had been ordained to the priesthood under joseph smith, in my other life i was a mormon mormon rules the list - because so many people ask us about the mormon rules i ve put together a list of the many things that are required of mormons in order to be a faithful member in good standing, uncle dale s old mormon articles pennsylvania 1842 1843 - vol i pittsburgh pennsylvania july 1842 no 2 mormon blasphemy in the mormon periodical published at nauvoo of march 15th there is a blundering imitation of the history of abraham as contained in gen 12 10 14 where abraham requests sarai to say to the egyptians that she is his sister because he feared that it would not go well with him on account of her beauty, do mormons believe they get their own planet after they - this question was put to me by a friend of mine no not the one with all the anti mormon questions the answer is a not really well sort of i guess well i guess i can see why people would say that type of answer, uncle dale s old mormon articles saints herald 1887 99 - dear brethren i regret that one of the editors of the herald has seen fit to cost a shadow over the honor and integrity of bro david whitmer the last witness to the divinity of the book of mormon a man whose past record is beyond reproach i can account for it only in this light that he began to fear lest some of the saints should leave the reorganized church and come into the church of, john c symmes hollow earth writings oliver cowdery - a d v e r t i s e m e n t the author of this work and of the discoveries which it relates leaves it to his readers to decide whether he excels most as a navigator or a writer and whether he amuses as much as he instructs, crime against nature gay mormon history - jones was initially examined by justice of the peace jeter clinton who was also an alderman on the salt lake city council a member of a ward bishopric and had ties with the secret mormon council of the fifty, solo scriptura sola scriptura and the question of - according to keith mathison over the last one hundred and fifty years evangelicalism has replaced sola scriptura according to which scripture is the only infallible ecclesial authority with solo scriptura the notion that scripture is the only ecclesial authority the direct implication of solo scriptura is that each person is his own ultimate interpretive authority