Last night I watched ‘Going Clear’, the documentary about Scientology. Wow. If you think Mormonism is weird or cult-ish, go check that out. I did see a lot of parallels though which got me thinking. What makes a cult? Merriam-Webster says this: 1: a religion regarded as unorthodox or spurious (see SPURIOUS sense 2)also: its body of adherentsthe voodoo culta… Read more
Let’s talk about the gold plates
Let’s talk about the gold plates. The critics, disaffected and secularists seem to be telling us that the witnesses to the book of Mormon only saw them with their spiritual eyes. The Mormon apologists seem to think they actually saw the plates. Never mind the pesky details of the fact that it was recorded that… Read more
Worthiness in the LDS church
Are we not taught from a young age that we have infinite worth in the church? But then we are also interviewed by a bishop and stake president, in the case of a temple recommend, as to whether or not we are ‘worthy’. Some of the things that determine this ‘worthiness’ are whether or not… Read more
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