Posted by: 1of10boyz | April 9, 2014

Fact Check: Mormons Getting Their Own Planets


What do you think is weird about the Mormons? I might even try to answer some of those questions or statements. That could actually be fun. Try me.

The Muttering Mormon

An article came out today on thedailybeast.com that demonstrates once again that you can rarely believe what you read about Mormons, and that purported explanations of Mormon doctrine are to intellectual honesty what Twinkies are to nutrition.

The article is written by Jay Michaelson and is entitled “The Core Mormon Teaching the LDS Church Didn’t Jettison.” It can be found at http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/04/07/the-core-mormon-teaching-the-lds-church-didn-t-jettison.html.  (My hyperlinks appear to be broken today…cut and paste and quit your griping).  The gist of the article is that the LDS has backpedaled on a “core” doctrine, but has “doubled down” on an even more bizarre doctrine.  Unfortunately, in his efforts to create a controversy, Michaelson demonstrates either a fundamental misunderstanding of Mormon theology, or a deliberate intent to mislead his readers.  After reading the article, I thought it was worth a bit of attention, as it exemplifies the manipulative nature of some critics of the Church.

Here are some examples:

“The Church…

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