Mormon/Evangelical Dialogue:
Readings

Section One: Historical Background

 

Richard Mouw, Talking with Mormons, Wm. B. Eerdmans

Richard Mouw, "The Possibility of Joseph Smith," Library of Congress

Richard Ostling, "A Most Improbable Dialogue" Christianity Today

John Charles Duffy, "The Significance of Recent Mormon/Evangelical Dialogues"

Robert Millet, "The Mormon/Evangelical Dialogue: Retrospect and Prospects"

Craig Blomberg, "Mormon/Evangelical Dialogue," in The New Mormon Challenge

Section Two: Are Mormons Christian?


John Richard Neuhaus, "Is Mormonism Christian"First Things

Bruce Porter & Gerald McDermott, "Is Mormonism Christian" First Things

Kent Jackson, "Are Mormons Christians"Novo Religio

Michael Otterson, "Are Mormons Christians"Washington Post

Craig Blomberg, "Is Mormonism Christian" The New Mormon Challenge

"The Contested Concept of Christian Identity,"video link

Brian Birch,  "A Peculiar People: Mormonism at the Margins of Christian Theology"  ( click here for slides ) Royal Academy of Belgium

Section Three: Grace

"Salvation" from Craig Blomberg & Stephen Robinson,  How Wide the Divide: A Mormon & An Evangelical in Conversation,  InterVarsity Press

Brian Birch,  "Are Mormons Pelagians?"  2010 Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology

Sterling McMurrin, "The Concept of Man" in Theological Foundations of the Mormon Religion

Section Four: God and the Trinity

"God & Deification" from Craig Blomberg & Stephen Robinson,  How Wide the Divide: A Mormon & An Evangelical in Conversation,  InterVarsity Press

"Christ & the Trinity"  from Craig Blomberg & Stephen Robinson,  How Wide the Divide: A Mormon & An Evangelical in Conversation,  InterVarsity Press

Stephen Davis, "The Mormon Trinity and Other Trinities,"Element: The Journal of the Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology

Robert Millet, "Jesus, God, and Us"  in Claiming Christ

Joseph Smith, "The King Follett Sermon"

Craig Blomberg, "Is Evangelical Mormonism a Viable Concept for the Near Future" in Mormonism at the Crossroads of Philosophy and Theology

Section Five: Religious Freedom, Politics, and Social Issues

Washington Post, "Billy Graham Faces Backlash over Mormon 'Cult' Removal"

Mitt Romney, Faith in America (video)

Richard Land on Mitt Romney (video)

John Mark Reynolds, "Why Evangelicals Must Stand up to Anti-Mormon Bigotry"

Albert Mohler, "Mohler on Mormonism"

Amy Sullivan, "Mitt Romney's Evangelical Problem" Washington Monthly

Jeffrey R. Holland, "Faith, Family, and Religious Freedom" J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Dallin H. Oaks, "Religious Freedom" BYU Idaho Address

Dallin H. Oaks, "Speech at Chapman University Law School"

LDS Newsroom, Religious Freedom

Jim Wallis, "The Soul of Politics"