Five Problems with the Book of Mormon

Along with my podcast on the Book of Mormon, I have uploaded a Youtube video which gives a summary of five reasons why the Book of Mormon is unreliable.Here is the video. … [Read more...]

Problems with the Book of Mormon

On today's program, I spoke about problems with the Book of Mormon. I addressed the lack of historical evidence of any of its events, and discussed the fact that the Mormon texts do not speak like ancient documents, but as products of the nineteenth century.Here is the program … [Read more...]

The Mormon Doctrine of God

On today's program, I discussed the Mormon doctrine of God, and its differences with Christian orthodox Trinitarianism. I talked about monotheism vs. polytheism, exaltation to Godhood, theosis, Brigham Young's Adam-God theory, and many other important issues.Here is the program … [Read more...]

Problems with Mormonism: The Doctrine of God

Perhaps the most basic assumption of Christian theology is the contention that there is an ontological distinction between God and man. Divinity and humanity are of two essentially different kinds. This conviction underlies, not only Christianity, but Islam, Judaism, and other monotheistic faiths. That such a distinction exists is so basic to most theological systems that arguing for it might seem unnecessary. If God exists, he is certainly of a different genus, species etc. than man. To be the … [Read more...]

Problems with Mormonism: The Book of Abraham

Perhaps the biggest apologetic difficulty for those following the Mormon faith is that surrounding one particular canonical book supposedly translated by Joseph Smith titled The Book of Abraham. This document was purchased by Smith in 1835 from an Egyptian exhibition which was then touring throughout the United States. This occurred prior to the discovery of the Rosetta Stone, and the correct translation of Egyptian characters was then largely unknown. Smith claimed that these ancient Egyptian … [Read more...]

The Theology of Mormonism

On today's program, I discussed the history and theology of Mormonism. I discussed Mormon apologetics, and the errors in their manner of thinking and argumentation. This should serve as an introduction for those who live in areas that are heavily populated by Mormons and aren't familiar with their beliefs, especially for those who want to bring the gospel to those who are in the LDS movement.Here is the program. … [Read more...]