Are Mormons Christian? Archives

By Orson Scott Card It has truly been a pleasure to converse — or at least take turns speaking — with Dr. Mohler. His attitude of quiet analysis is a refreshing change from the vitriol and slander that I’ve seen […]

By Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. I am pleased to have engaged in this discussion with Orson Scott Card. I will hope to meet him more personally in the future. It appears that we are not really discussing the same […]

By Orson Scott Card There is a sort of comfortableness that can settle in with majoritarians. A complacency that allows one to be picky and exclusive. I remember getting this feeling when I lived in Utah. I moved to the […]

By Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. I appreciate Orson Scott Card’s response to my first entry, and his rather lengthy essay can serve to move the discussion along. The first matter of concern is to clarify the question. When I […]

By Orson Scott Card Each time a group of Christians comes up with an unfamiliar way of understanding the scriptures and our relationship with God, there are other Christians who are quick to insist that anyone who believes like that […]

By Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. Are Mormons “Christians” as defined by traditional Christian orthodoxy? The answer to that question is easy and straightforward, and it is “no.” Nevertheless, even as the question is clear, the answer requires some explanation. […]

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. is president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the flagship school of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is also Professor of Christian Theology at Southern Seminary. His writings include work in “Hell Under Fire: Modern […]

Best known for his science fiction novels “Ender’s Game” and “Ender’s Shadow,” award-winning writer Orson Scott Card is also a committed Latter-day Saint. He has written screenplays for animated children’s videos from the New Testament and Book of Mormon, and […]