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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Other Main Names:

  • Latter-day Saints, Mormons
  • Joseph Smith (founder)

Overview History Beliefs Practices Other names Quotes More Info

           

Overview

Unlike Jehovah's Witnesses, this cult wants very much to be accepted as just another Christian denomination. In reality there is a wide gulf between Mormon and Christian beliefs. They get all the basic tenets of Christianity wrong and thus qualify as a cult on the basis of their theology – see Beliefs. They also utilise mind control and thus qualify as a cult on the basis of their practices – see Practices.

"Mormon" is a nickname that is accepted by the Latter-day Saints, although they prefer their proper name.

Like the Jehovah's Witnesses, this cult is well known for their door-knocking, and are easily recognised by their habit of riding bicycles in pairs while wearing suits. They have a strong following in New Zealand amongst Maori and Pacific Islanders.

Mormon history and writings contain a laughable number of false prophecies and contradictions. For example, Alma 46:15 claims believers were called "Christians" but the verse is dated by LDS authorities as supposedly 73BC.

 
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