Methodist vs. Mormonism

Compare 19th Century Methodists to Early Mormonism


(They say:)

Appealing to all members of society, regardless of social or economic status, even criminals who were often outside of organized religion. (, document from April 28, 2008)

(I say:)

At the beginning of the Mormon foundation, the blacks were not considered a holy race, but a cursed race. This has changed in the latter part of the 20th century, as a result, the Mormon scriptures had to be rewritten and Mormon doctrine changed. This was due to the fact that social pressure in the sixties and seventies was great to equal out the social standing of all peoples of all races. Mormonism had to change, or face grave consequences. Do the Mormons consider the blacks to be a holy race now after all the teachings that said otherwise? HUM? As far as economics, how can the Mormon church refuse a future tithe payer?


Alma February 18, 2009 at 11:10 AM  

I'm not sure you have explained the circumstance accurately. Mormons don't believe that anyone belongs to a "holy race" black or white.

Secondly, no doctrine was changed with the 1978 revelation--merely policy. In 1954 Church President David O. McKay taught, "There is not now, and there never has been a doctrine in this church that the negroes are under a divine curse. There is no doctrine in the church of any kind pertaining to the negro."

Third, no scriptures were "rewritten" as a result of the policy change. You might want to be a little more careful in your conclusions.

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