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Mormons and Evangelicals

David E. Smith

Mormons and Evangelicals

reasons for faith

by David E. Smith

  • 283 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Gorgias Press in Piscataway, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Doctrines,
  • Faith and reason -- Christianity,
  • Mormons,
  • Evangelicalism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid E. Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT50 .S625 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192484M
    ISBN 109781607240273
    LC Control Number2009012045

      The Book of Mormon re-centers the story of Jesus on the Americas, and the faith, which was founded in the 19th century, also tells the story through a very American lens. Mormonism and Christianity have a complex theological, historical, and sociological relationship. Mormons express the doctrines of Mormonism using standard biblical terminology and have similar views about the nature of Jesus' atonement, bodily resurrection, and Second Coming as traditional heless, most Mormons do not accept the Trinitarian views of orthodox Nicene.

    Since , Mormons and white evangelical Protestants have had remarkably similar voting patterns in presidential elections. Similar numbers of Mormons and white evangelical Protestants voted for George W. Bush (80 percent vs. 78 percent), John McCain (72 percent vs. 74 percent), and Mitt Romney (78 percent vs. 78 percent). In this podcast, you’ll hear from a former Mormon, now evangelical leader in Utah on: The main distinctives between historical, biblical Christianity and Mormonism; A dialogue approach with Mormons; What Mormons and evangelicals have in common; and How the LDS church has changed in the last decade and where it’s headed. Read a Portion of the.

      Evangelicals cherry-pick Biblical support for the submissiveness of women, whereas Mormons tie conservative gender roles and complementarian marriage ideals to uniquely Mormon theology on families, exaltation, and the sealing process (with polygamous undertones). The Evangelicals asked that we all read or re-read John Stott’s classic work, Basic Christianity (Eerdmans, ), and some of my LDS colleagues recommended that we read a book I had written entitled The Mormon Faith (Shadow Mountain, ).


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Mormons and Evangelicals by David E. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Published in AugustTalking Doctrine: Mormons and Evangelicals in Conversation marks fifteen years of these interfaith meetings.

With nineteen LDS and evangelical Christian contributors, this book appears to be the final scene of the group’s dialogue because, as Millet explained, “this particular body of participants had probed and.

In this work, Smith describes and interprets the results of interviews conducted with Mormons and Evangelicals about their reasons for faith, and in the end recommends a particular approach to faith that integrates the sociological, spiritual, and rational elements of religion.

Read more Read less The Amazon Book ReviewAuthor: David E. Smith. The fact that there are major theological differences between Mormons and evangelical Christians isn't exactly breaking news. In fact, the Religion News Association stylebook entry on Mormons notes, "Because of their extra-biblical scriptures and beliefs about God and Jesus (they reject the Nicene Creed, for example), Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant churches do not regard Mormons.

Senior columnist Jana Riess is the author of many books, including "The Prayer Wheel" (Random House/Convergent, ) and "The Next Mormons: How Millennials Are Changing the LDS Church" (Oxford. Richard J. Mouw and Robert L.

Millet, ed. Talking Doctrine: Mormons & Evangelicals in Conversation. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, See here Mormons and Evangelicals book buy the book. Mormonism and evangelicalism have not always had a positive relationship, to put it mildly.

Many evangelicals have regarded Mormonism as strange, and there are evangelical anti-cult books that depict. Evangelicals And Mormons Are Political Allies, But Theological Rivals Conservative Christians and Mormons vote the same way on many social issues, but.

Mormons are also less likely than white evangelical Protestants to support displays of religious expression being allowed on public property, such as in public schools and courthouses.

Mormonism. Mormons, while holding that the Bible is a part of the Canon of Scripture, add to it several Mormon works: The Book of Mormon, The Doctrines of the Covenant, and The Pearl of Great Price.

All of these should be interpreted together, and from them the true teaching of. As an Evangelical who has resided in Utah County since and as a law professor at BYU for the past twenty-four years, I read with great interest Richard J.

Mouw's latest book, Talking with Mormons: An Invitation to Evangelicals. I was pleased that the author, president of Fuller Theological Seminary, helped me sort out my thoughts on countless conversations with LDS colleagues, students.

Through the respectful dialogue between two professors of religion--a Mormon and an Evangelical--this book sheds light on a great many of the various doctrines, highlighting both the differences and common ground between the two Christian denominations.

Once I got into the book, however, I found myself having to slightly adjust my expectations/5(2). They have three other books, the Book of Mormon, the Pearl of Great Price and a book called Doctrines and Covenants, and evangelical Christians would never accept that those books.

Conservative Christians are often allied politically with conservative Mormons, especially around social issues, but major theological differences remain between evangelical Christianity and.

A Mormon and an Evangelical in Conversation by Stephen Robinson and Craig Blomberg. Ten years later, Donald W. Musser (Christian scholar) and David L. Paulsen (Mormon scholar) edited a volume of essays by both Christian and Mormon scholars titled Mormonism in Dialogue with Contemporary Christian Theologies.

It also includes The Book of Mormon (BOM) which Joseph Smith declared is “the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book” (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p.

F or nearly years, Mormons have both enraged and intrigued evangelicals. The rage has come from Mormon claims that the Book of Mormon contains new Author: Gerald Mcdermott. A Mormon & an Evangelical in Conversation, Johnson and Millet’s Bridging the Divide: The Continuing Conversation Between a Mormon and an Evangelical and McDermott and Millet’s Claiming Christ: A Mormon-Evangelical Debate along with a plethora of works that attempt to engage LDS theology from evangelical perspectives there is not a book like.

On Novemwell-known Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias appeared in Salt Lake City’s Mormon Tabernacle. What might have been a remarkable opportunity for interfaith dialogue between Mormons and Christians was seriously damaged when Dr. Richard Mouw, President of Fuller Theological Seminary, issued a controversial apology that seemed to portray Evangelicals as.

A Christianity Today article this week praises Mormon youth for their passion in missionary service but then caricatures Mormonism as having a works-based theology.

Mormons and evangelicals both. Talking Doctrine: Mormons & Evangelicals in Conversation is a valuable book if for no other reason than it models the effectiveness of a relationally driven inter-faith dialogue.

If compassion for people and understanding of worldview are absent from our efforts to pursue truth, then our efforts will ultimately fail/5. Published in AugustTalking Doctrine: Mormons & Evangelicals in Conversation marks fifteen years of these interfaith meetings.

What a strange book. A fairly heavy theological tussle between a Mormon and an Evangelical Christian. Some good stuff got put on the table but I think they may have both failed to be fair to the core of their religions. I cheered on Craig Blomberg of course - but i'm not convinced he really rose to the full challenge/5.

“Both Mormons and Evangelicals trust that they will be brought into a right relationship with God by Jesus Christ, who is both the Son of God and God the Son. Both believe in the substitutionary atonement of Christ, justification by faith in Christ, and salvation by grace.”.Mormons believe a prophet lead a group of Jews out of Jerusalem to the New World (America) around BC, where for a time they flourished.

Evangelicals do not. Mormons believe a prophet to that group created a certain set of gold tablets, which Joseph Smith later translated. Evangelicals believe these tablets are utter bunk.