7 edition of When Mormons Call found in the catalog.
June 15, 1999
by Catholic Answers
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||144|
That's the Book of Mormon, which believers say consists of writings produced by ancient American civilizations and complied by a prophet named Mormon. Latent anti-Mormon bias may seem harmless enough—after all, Mormons are reluctant to call others out on it. (Instead of picketing The Book of Mormon musical, for example, the Mormon .
Mormon beliefs, practices, and retention rates are showing signs of decline. Open mobile menu 62 percent of older Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon is a literal, historical account, but. According to the Book of Mormon, an Israelite family came to New York in the 6th century B.C.E. The two main populations there are the light-skinned population called the Nephites and the.
Are Mormons Christian? Mormon Church. Mormonism. Scriptures Scripture References. Doctrine and Covenants Scripture Study Resources. Guide to the Scriptures, “Church, Name of” Guide to the Scriptures, “Church of Jesus Christ” Guide to the Scriptures, “Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The” Guide to the Scriptures. Missionaries will contact you to schedule your call. Keep in mind, it may be from an area code or phone number you don’t recognize. Like the Bible, the Book of Mormon is .
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"When Mormons Call: Answering Mormon Missionaries At Your Door" is an easy-to-use handbook that will put missionaries on the defensive. It will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to defend the Catholic faith and demonstrate the errors of Mormonism.4/5(20).
When Mormons Call. Finally, a handy book has been written just for Catholics who want to know what to say to Mormon missionaries at their door. In this brief, easy-to-read handbook, you'll find everything you need to rebut what the missionaries are trained to say to you/5.
About the Author. Isaiah Bennett is a former Catholic priest who converted to Mormonism and then returned to the Catholic faith. He spent two years as an active Mormon, even serving as a teacher in the Mormon Institute of Religion, and knows the religion from the inside/5(29).
The Mormons say that the stick of Judah in Ezekiel refers to the Bible and the stick of Ephraim refers to the Book of Mormon. Neither application is correct. The Mormons have at least three books: The Book of Mormons, Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of. The Book of Mormon shall stand as a testimony against the world, Ether Ask God if these things are not true, Moro.
Christ bore testimony that the Book of Mormon is true, D&C The Book of Mormon contains the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ, D&C (D&C When Mormons Call book ). We believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of. It was first published in in Palmyra, New York, and was thereafter widely reprinted and translated.
Its followers When Mormons Call book that it is a divinely inspired work revealed to and translated by the founder of their religion, Joseph Smith. Smith, Joseph; Moroni Moroni delivering the Book of Mormon to Joseph Smith, lithograph, If you want a book about the history of Mormons, this is the one for you.
Some of the history was interesting. Read more. 16 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Valorie Ann. out of 5 stars An unbelievable story. Reviewed in the United States on J Cited by: The Mormon religion was officially founded in when The Book of Mormon was published.
Today, the LDS church is most prevalent in the. Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the s.
After Smith's death inthe Mormons followed Brigham Young Brazil: 1, The style edict says “Mormon” is correctly used in proper names such as the Book of Mormon, the faith’s signature scripture, or when used as an adjective in historical expressions such as.
The misconception comes from the title of a book of scripture Mormons use in addition to the Bible. It is called the Book of Mormon and is a second witness of the divinity of Jesus Christ.
Because the events described in it largely took place somewhere on the American continent, it helps to prove Jesus really did live and that He really was resurrected, since He visited them after His death.
Ammaron instructs Mormon concerning the sacred records—War commences between the Nephites and the Lamanites—The Three Nephites are taken away—Wickedness, unbelief, sorceries, and witchcraft prevail. About A.D. – 1 And now I, Mormon, make a a record of the things which I have both seen and heard, and call it the b Book of Mormon.
The Book of Mormon is set up as follows: The Prophet Mormon, who is a prophet for the Nephite people has been given the responsibility to keep and record his people’s religious/historical record.
If you need a real world comparison, you could imag. Polygamy (called plural marriage by Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) for more than half of the 19th century, and practiced publicly from to by between 20 and 30 percent of Latter-day Saint families.
Answer: When Mormon missionaries (properly called Latter Day Saints or simply "LDS") come to your door, they will often offer a free copy of the Book of Mormon and tell you about its author, Joseph Smith. Smith, they will say, translated the Book of Mormon from golden plates he dug up in a hill in New York in the early s.
One passage says that the Book of Mormon “shall establish the truth” of the Bible “and shall make known to all kindreds, tongues, and people, that the Lamb of God is the Son of the Eternal Father, and the Savior of the world; and that all men must come unto him, or they cannot be saved.” 8 In its more than six thousand verses, the Book.
In the Book of Mormon, the prophet Jacob, referring to the dark-skinned Lamanites, tells a group of light-skinned Nephites, "I fear that unless ye shall repent of your sins that their skins will be whiter than yours, when ye shall be brought with them before the throne of God." (Jacob ) Later, after some Lamanites repented, the Book of Mormon states "their skin became white like unto the Nephites" (3 Nephi ).
The result, the Book of Mormon, begins as the record of a Jewish family in Jerusalem, who, around B.C., build a boat and sail to the Americas—where, six centuries later, the risen Christ. The Book of Mormon comprises fifteen main parts or divisions, known, with one exception, as books, usually designated by the name of their principal author.
The first portion (the first six books, ending with Omni) is a translation from the small plates of Nephi. Between the books of Omni and Mosiah is an insert called the Words of Mormon.
All Mormon men aged 19 to 26 are eligible to receive a mission call and concentrate two years of their life to what current LDS President Gordon Hinckley calls "this sacred service." Women over. The wife must tell her husband her new name, and no one else, as he is supposed to call her up in the resurrection.
If he does not call her up she would still resurrect, but not as his wife. When a Mormon returns to the temple, on various occasions, to go through the endowment ceremony, he/she will stand in by proxy for a dead person. Jesus Christ and the Book of Mormon via Book of Mormon Central In the s, Joseph Smith struggled with what should be the name of the church he restored.
The church was first called The Church of Christ, which was a bit confusing because many Christian churches used that. 2) The Book of Mormon, which was “translated” by Smith and published in Smith claimed it is the “most correct book” on earth and that a person can get closer to God by following its precepts “than by any other book” (History of the Church ).