Under God: Mormonism


Posted at 07:06 PM ET, 11/02/2012

Romney and Obama’s quintessentially American religious upbringing

Miles S. Mullin II, scholar at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary J. Dalton Havard School for Theological Studies, on the religious backgrounds of both presidential candidates.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  07:06 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Atheist-sponsored billboard: ‘Shame on Mormonism’

A billboard on wheels about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted by American Atheists in Florida

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  05:41 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormons; Mormonism; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; LDS Church; Quote of the Day; Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Prince: ‘His arrogant and out-of-hand dismissal of half the population of this country struck me at a visceral level’

Mormon historian Gregory A. Prince on Romney is not the face of Mormonism in a blog post later cited by Nevada Sen. Harry Reid

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  04:22 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Marriott: Mormons are ‘coming out of obscurity’

Speaking to a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints congregation Sunday in New Hampshire, longtime friend J.W. “Bill” Marriott credited Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann Romney for helping more people understand the faith.

By Georgetown/On Faith  |  03:11 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012

In debates, Romney won’t be able to avoid addressing Mormonism

Boston University religion professor Stephen Prothero on why Mitt Romney will have to tak about his faith during the presidential debates.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Mormonism, Mormons, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Quote of the Day, Faith 2012 Quote Archives

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Mitt Romney: I believe in Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The Mormon presidential candidate talked about the New Testament and his religious convictions in a Fox News interview.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  01:04 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Mitt Romney: Mormons, evangelicals share ‘moral convictions’

QUOTE OF THE DAY: The former governor made a pitch to evangelical voters at Liberty University on Saturday.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:34 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 04/17/2012

How will Dems talk about Romney’s Mormonism?

“As the Obama campaign makes the case that Romney is somehow weird, different some supporters of Romney will say that that is a dog whistle, that is a way to come near the religion issue,” said Politico’s Mike Allen.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  04:36 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Romney spokeswoman: Voters want ‘shared values’

“In Mitt Romney they have a candidate who believes in faith, patriotism, hard work, and sacrifice.”

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  03:42 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Elie Wiesel: Mormon baptism of Holocaust victims ‘scandalous’

A Mormon church member recently posthumously baptized the parents of Simon Wiesenthal, the late Holocaust survivor and Nazi-hunter.

By Georgetown/ On Faith  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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