Mormon vs Moonie: Religious Cults and American Politics http://mys.tc/2g6
Sun Myung Moon’s death and Romney’s nomination as the first non-Christian US presidential candidate have focused attention on religious cults in American Politics.
Was there ever a time when Cults didn’t sway American Politics?
Mormon Missionaries and Post-Socialist Kosovo http://mys.tc/2es
Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon Fraud/Miracle http://mys.tc/2en
It’s worth noting that an enthusiastic belief in American exceptionalism is part of Mormon culture and theology.
Should we continue to perpetuate the meme that america is favored by god?
Read more: Mormonism and American Exceptionalism
Newsflash: Magic Masonic Mormon Underwear aren’t Magic http://mys.tc/2ao
How the Mormons Make Money http://mys.tc/29z
Tom Cruise will never talk in public about Xenu, Mitt Romney will never talk in public about Planet Kolob.
What is weirder: Believing in the Planet Kolob or the intergalactic warlord Xenu?
‘By Jennifer Schuessler – For a century and a half, Mormonism has been something of a paradox in the history of the American West: passionately argued about by the church’s adherents and detractors, but largely ignored by professional scholars unsure of what to make of the religion Joseph Smith founded in 1830 or the communities created by what Mormon scripture itself described as a “peculiar people.”’
Do you think that Mormonism can become as ubiquitous as canonical Christianity?
How and why we use God as a weapon- religion in politics from the founding fathers to the 2012 presidential election.
Was the separation of church and state a Machiavellian tactic to keep the religious united, and to prevent conflicting sects from vying for control of the fledgling nation?
Read more: Religion in Politics: God as a Weapon