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Patheos (blog)
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 23:08:45 -0700

I don't know if I have to make this point yet again, but can I stress once more that what I am criticizing here is “Ancient Book of Mormon apologists,” rather than Mormon advocates or apologists as such. I say nothing whatever about LDS church beliefs, ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Thu, 29 Oct 2015 04:05:10 -0700

What is it that Mormon "apologists" think they're doing? Do they think they have all the answers? Where do they think things stand, currently? Are they in a panic? One of them speaks. iStock. Enlarge photo». Daniel Peterson. For the Deseret News. Summary.
Patheos (blog)
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 23:24:00 -0700

This may all reflect the fact that Book of Mormon apologists really never engage with mainstream scholars. Virtually no mainstream academic takes his cause seriously enough to be worth arguing with, so an apologist never has an opportunity to test his ...

Deseret News

Deseret News
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 04:03:41 -0700

Mormon apologists have to be aware of that information as well because "it's out there on the Internet. People will find it. We have to be prepared with a good, educated, historically accurate response." That's why he feels things like the FAIRWiki ...

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)
Thu, 28 May 2015 22:26:55 -0700

That fact is, or should be, a terminal problem for Book of Mormon apologists. I am open to correction on this issue, but let me raise another point, which involves book reviews. Many apologists like to cite John Sorenson's 2013 book Mormon's Codex as ...
Patheos (blog)
Sat, 16 May 2015 22:08:48 -0700

Then I go to one of the mormon apologists sites, or even the church's site itself, and the information presented is much less hostile, much more objective, and even persuasive. They never try to prove the Book of Mormon based on their facts, but they ...

Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake Tribune
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:23:59 -0800

This is because you are mostly likely limiting your research to the the whitewashed and misleading versions from LDS church and Mormon apologists. Porter Rockwell was a known assassin having killed many people Joseph Smith even admitted to his ...

Aleteia EN

Aleteia EN
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 15:28:32 -0700

Book of Mormon apologists produce a lot of such examples, of which I will offer just one here. It is not critically important in its own right, but it illustrates the kind of problems that you might run into. Such apologists, by the way, are both ...

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