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Evangelicals Concerned About Mitt Romney’s Religion, Says New Polls and Interviews
Christian Post ^ | Nov. 2, 2011 | Daniel Distant

Posted on 11/02/2011 8:59:30 PM PDT by delacoert

Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney may face even more opposition regarding his faith if he becomes the GOP nominee, according to polls and several interviews by the Huffington Post.

The staunchest opposition against Romney because of his faith came from Rev. Robert Jeffress, who is the spiritual leader for the largest church in Texas. Jeffress, a supporter of GOP contender Rick Perry, called Mormonism a “cult,” and Perry – along with many Christian conservatives – publicly rebuked him.

According to new polls and information from Evangelical leaders, Christian views might change if Romney is chosen as Obama’s adversary in 2012.

Rev. Al Mohler, the president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, told the Huffington Post, “One of the issues for Mormonism is that it is now being discussed in public in a way that will bring a great deal of attention to Mormon beliefs and practices… Americans are going to find many of those beliefs absolutely bizarre and strange.”

Some of those views are certainly unconventional, especially when viewed by Christians. Mormons believe that the dead can be baptized through via proxy, marriage continues into the afterlife, and perhaps most importantly to Christians, that Jesus is not totally sufficient to be saved.

More damaging could be the perceived notions of the faith. Polygamy and racism (the Church of Latter-Day Saints didn’t allow black priests until 1978) are just a few of the stories Romney may have to dispel to win over Evangelical voters.

Polls say that Romney’s religion is most definitely an issue, despite the ex-governor’s unwavering numerical support.

A survey by the Pew Research Center for People and the Press said that 41 percent of liberal Democrats would be likely to support a Mormon for president.

A Gallup poll’s findings were equally dismal for the former CEO. Results showed that 27 percent of Democrats would not vote for a Mormon, and 20 percent of Republicans would not either. That equals about 21 percent of overall voters “not comfortable” with Romney.

In a race with more than one major contender, this could definitively hurt Romney’s campaign. Romney automatically starting with a 21 percent handicap could be enough for other candidates, like Herman Cain or maybe even Rick Perry, to overtake him.

Some prominent Evangelicals don’t think Romney’s faith should be that big of a decider of the 2012 election.

Rev. Jim Wallis, the spiritual adviser to President Barack Obama and decidedly progressive said, “What kind of underwear Mitt Romney wears is a lot less important to us than what his moral compass is and what his policy agenda is,” he told the Huffington Post.

Chuck Colson, another well-known Christian, maintains that Mormonism is in no way Christianity, citing “doctrinal differences” as the rift dividing the two faiths. Still, he acknowledges Mormons’ resolute adherence to “life, traditional marriage, and religious liberty issues.”

So far, Romney’s belief hasn’t hurt him too much in the polls; he has been either first or second in virtually all polls in the past few weeks.


TOPICS: Religion & Politics
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1 posted on 11/02/2011 8:59:32 PM PDT by delacoert
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To: delacoert

What do they want him to do convert to Baptist?


2 posted on 11/02/2011 9:10:22 PM PDT by Fred (no job no house no gas no food no problem Obama 2012)
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To: delacoert

‘Still, he acknowledges Mormons’ resolute adherence to “life, traditional marriage, and religious liberty issues.”’

Too bad Romney appears to lack that resolute adherence.


3 posted on 11/02/2011 9:11:30 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Fred

You’re right. Mormanism is so main-stream.


4 posted on 11/02/2011 9:11:54 PM PDT by TwoSwords (Has anyone seen my suspension of disbelief pills?)
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To: delacoert

I’m no huge Romney fan, definitely not a Romneybot (leaning toward Cain or Gingrich), but I have two words about his religion.. So What! Religious tests are un-American. If you want to minister to the President, whoever he will be, I’m sure he’ll solicit your spiritual counsel as most do. But it should NOT matter what his faith is. Don’t let perfect be the enemy of the good. Romney is not ideal at this point, but the ed guarandarntees that you line up the Republican contenders, side by side, that they have more in common with each other on issues, policies, worldview, than any of them have overall in common with that emissary from hell, Mr. Barack Hussein Obama. And the ed guarandarnteees that you fundamentalist idiots that would rather see four more years of Obama are in the words of the rock, a bunch of candy asses.


5 posted on 11/02/2011 9:13:13 PM PDT by Schwaeky (The Republic--Shall be reorganized into the first American EMPIRE, for a safe and secure Society!)
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To: delacoert

So what if he thinks that Jesus and Lucifer were brothers from the Planet Kolob, as referenced in the Hypocephalus of Sheshonq?

What could possibly be the harm in that?

Personally, I’m more worried about the fact that he’s a lying, abortion promoting, big government loving, gun grabbing Socialist who will say anything to get elected.

(That, and I’m kind of worried about the magic underpants. I mean, do we really know how often he changes them?)


6 posted on 11/02/2011 9:16:06 PM PDT by shibumi (Hey! No Problem!)
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To: TwoSwords

I have no idea what your post means.


7 posted on 11/02/2011 9:38:33 PM PDT by Fred (no job no house no gas no food no problem Obama 2012)
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To: Fred

Otay


8 posted on 11/02/2011 9:41:28 PM PDT by TwoSwords (Has anyone seen my suspension of disbelief pills?)
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To: delacoert
This just in.. "The sun rises in the east"

Obviously people are more comfortable with people who think like them on issues other than just politics. Agnostics and Atheists hated Bush more for his belief in God than the war policies. I think it's the main reason for the Palin attacks too.

Evangelicals will naturally be more comfortable with other evangelicals and it could also explain why teh Catholic Santorum who is very solid on social issues doesn't get much traction while Huckabee does.

9 posted on 11/02/2011 9:54:42 PM PDT by byteback
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To: delacoert

OK, so there is no religious test to hold office in our free country. Just as there is freedom of speech and religion.

But, that doesn’t mean that what a candidate believes or says is completely irrelevant in the selection process. Adherence to religious doctrines have a bearing on the candidate’s reasoning processes that may affect presidential decisions.


10 posted on 11/02/2011 10:03:56 PM PDT by garjog
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To: delacoert

Christians are also Concerned About Mitt Romney’s Religion,


11 posted on 11/03/2011 5:50:16 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: delacoert
"Jeffress, a supporter of GOP contender Rick Perry, called Mormonism a “cult,” and Perry – along with many Christian conservatives – publicly rebuked him."

Of course they can't identify a single "Christian conservative" who has publically rebuked Jeffries. Later on they bring up Jim Wallis who is neither Christian or conservative.

12 posted on 11/03/2011 7:43:06 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Tennessee Nana
Christians are also Concerned About Mitt Romney’s Religion,

Christians should be preaching the truth About Mitt Romney’s Religion, ((It's a Cult!))

13 posted on 11/03/2011 8:03:43 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: circlecity
and Perry – along with many Christian conservatives – publicly rebuked him."

Christian in name only. Anyone who reads the bible and believes it to be the word of God would not except Mormonism.

14 posted on 11/03/2011 8:05:43 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: delacoert
Polygamy and racism (the Church of Latter-Day Saints didn’t allow black priests until 1978) are just a few of the stories Romney may have to dispel to win over Evangelical voters.

They hate it when the truth gets in the way.

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15 posted on 11/03/2011 8:10:16 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Schwaeky
"but I have two words about his religion.. So What! Religious tests are un-American."

Says who? If someone whats to base his vote purely on a candidate's religion they certainly have an absolute constitutional right to do so. There are no religious tests for voters either. And that type of constitutional freedom is as American as apple pie. You vote on what's important to you and please allow others to base their vote on whatever is important to them, including religion.

16 posted on 11/03/2011 8:40:39 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Schwaeky
"but I have two words about his religion.. So What! Religious tests are un-American."

Says who? If someone whats to base his vote purely on a candidate's religion they certainly have an absolute constitutional right to do so. There are no religious tests for voters either. And that type of constitutional freedom is as American as apple pie. You vote on what's important to you and please allow others to base their vote on whatever is important to them, including religion.

17 posted on 11/03/2011 8:44:58 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Schwaeky
Religious tests are un-American.

Unless it's Islam.

18 posted on 11/03/2011 9:29:23 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Schwaeky
Unless it's Islam.

Speaking of which...

 

“I Will Be a Second Mohammed”

In the heat of the Missouri “Mormon War” of 1838, Joseph Smith made the following claim, “I will be to this generation a second Mohammed, whose motto in treating for peace was ‘the Alcoran [Koran] or the Sword.’ So shall it eventually be with us—‘Joseph Smith or the Sword!’ ”[1]

It is most interesting that a self-proclaimed Christian prophet would liken himself to Mohammed, the founder of Islam. His own comparison invites us to take a closer look as well. And when we do, we find some striking—and troubling—parallels. Consider the following.

  • Mohammed and Joseph Smith both had humble beginnings. Neither had formal religious connections or upbringing, and both were relatively uneducated. Both founded new religions by creating their own scriptures. In fact, followers of both prophets claim these scriptures are miracles since their authors were the most simple and uneducated of men.[2]

  • Both prophets claim of having angel visitations, and of receiving divine revelation to restore pure religion to the earth again. Mohammed was told that both Jews and Christians had long since corrupted their scriptures and religion. In like manner, Joseph Smith was told that all of Christianity had become corrupt, and that consequently the Bible itself was no longer reliable. In both cases, this corruption required a complete restoration of both scripture and religion. Nothing which preceded either prophet could be relied upon any longer. Both prophets claim they were used of God to restore eternal truths which once existed on earth, but had been lost due to human corruption.

  • Both prophets created new scripture which borrowed heavily from the Bible, but with a substantially new “spin.” In his Koran, Mohammed appropriates a number of Biblical themes and characters—but he changes the complete sense of many passages, claiming to “correct” the Bible. In so doing he changes many doctrines, introducing his own in their place. In like manner, Joseph Smith created the Book of Mormon, much of which is plagiarized directly from the King James Bible. Interestingly, the Book of Mormon claims that this same Bible has been substantially corrupted and is therefore unreliable. In addition, Joseph Smith went so far as to actually create his own version of the Bible itself, the “Inspired Version,” in which he both adds and deletes significant portions of text, claiming he is “correcting” it. In so doing he also changes many doctrines, introducing his own in their place.

  • As a part of their new scriptural “spin,” both prophets saw themselves as prophesied in scripture, and both saw themselves as a continuation of a long line of Biblical prophets. Mohammed saw himself as a continuation of the ministry of Moses and Jesus. Joseph Smith saw himself as a successor to Enoch, Melchizedek, Joseph and Moses. Joseph Smith actually wrote himself into his own version of the Bible—by name.

  • Both prophets held up their own scripture as superior to the Bible. Mohammed claimed that the Koran was a perfect copy of the original which was in heaven. The Koran is therefore held to be absolutely perfect, far superior to the Bible and superceding it. In like manner, Joseph Smith also made the following claim. “I told the Brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding its precepts, than by any other book.”[3]

  • Despite their claim that the Bible was corrupt, both prophets admonished their followers to adhere to its teachings. An obvious contradiction, this led to selective acceptance of some portions and wholesale rejection of others. As a result, the Bible is accepted by both groups of followers only to the extent that it agrees with their prophet’s own superior revelation.

  • Both Mohammed and Joseph Smith taught that true salvation was to be found only in their respective religions. Those who would not accept their message were considered “infidels,” pagans or Gentiles. In so doing, both prophets became the enemy of genuine Christianity, and have led many people away from the Christ of the Bible.

  • Both prophets encountered fierce opposition to their new religions and had to flee from town to town because of threats on their lives. Both retaliated to this opposition by forming their own militias. Both ultimately set up their own towns as model societies.

  • Both Mohammed and Joseph Smith left unclear instructions about their successors. The majority of Mohammed’s followers, Sunni Muslims, believe they were to elect their new leader, whereas the minority, Shiite Muslims, believe Mohammed’s son was to be their next leader. Similarly, the majority of Joseph Smith's followers, Mormons, believed their next prophet should have been the existing leader of their quorum of twelve apostles, whereas the minority, RLDS, believed Joseph Smith's own son should have been their next prophet. Differences on this issue, and many others, have created substantial tension between these rival groups of each prophet.

  • Mohammed taught that Jesus was just another of a long line of human prophets, of which he was the last. He taught that he was superior to Christ and superceded Him. In comparison, Joseph Smith also made the following claim.

“I have more to boast of than ever any man had. I am the only man that has ever been able to keep a whole church together since the days of Adam. A large majority of the whole have stood by me. Neither Paul, John, Peter, nor Jesus ever did it. I boast that no man ever did such a work as I. The followers of Jesus ran away from Him, but the Latter-day Saints never ran away from me yet.”[4] In light of these parallels, perhaps Joseph Smith's claim to be a second Mohammed unwittingly became his most genuine prophecy of all.


[1] Joseph Smith made this statement at the conclusion of a speech in the public square at Far West, Missouri on October 14, 1838. This particular quote is documented in Fawn M. Brodie, No Man Knows My History, second edition, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971), p. 230–231. Fawn Brodie’s footnote regarding this speech contains valuable information, and follows. “Except where noted, all the details of this chapter [16] are taken from the History of the [Mormon] Church. This speech, however, was not recorded there, and the report given here is based upon the accounts of seven men. See the affidavits of T.B. Marsh, Orson Hyde, George M. Hinkle, John Corrill, W.W. Phelps, Samson Avard, and Reed Peck in Correspondence, Orders, etc., pp. 57–9, 97–129. The Marsh and Hyde account, which was made on October 24, is particularly important. Part of it was reproduced in History of the [Mormon] Church, Vol. III, p. 167. See also the Peck manuscript, p. 80. Joseph himself barely mentioned the speech in his history; see Vol. III, p. 162.”

[2] John Ankerberg & John Weldon, The Facts on Islam, (Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 1998), pp.8–9. Eric Johnson, Joseph Smith & Muhammed, (El Cajon, CA: Mormonism Research Ministry, 1998), pp. 6–7.

[3] Documentary History of the [Mormon] Church, vol.4, pp.461.

[4] Documentary History of the [Mormon] Church, vol.6, pp.408–409.




19 posted on 11/03/2011 9:30:19 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Schwaeky
...I have new vision for the district and would be better able to represent the local interests than the Democrats are, who are beholden to Trial Lawyers, Contractors seeking no-bid deals and union fat cats who line their pockets with new members and dues and siphon company pensions.

If you have a few moments; perhaps you'd like to hear about folks that do this in the SPIRITUAL realm OTHER than certain televangelists.

20 posted on 11/03/2011 9:32:36 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Fred

(He left off the /sarc tag...)


21 posted on 11/03/2011 9:33:15 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: circlecity
Of course they can't identify a single "Christian conservative" who has publically rebuked Jeffries.

Indeed; for WHAT reason?

Telling the TRUTH?

22 posted on 11/03/2011 9:34:24 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Schwaeky
So What! Religious tests are un-American.

There seems to have been a LOT of 'testing' going on!


 

Questions put to Joseph Smith: "'Do you believe the Bible?' [Smith:]'If we do, we are the only people under heaven that does, for there are none of the religious sects of the day that do'. When asked 'Will everybody be damned, but Mormons'? [Smith replied] 'Yes, and a great portion of them, unless they repent, and work righteousness." (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 119).
Joseph Smith: "for the teachers of religion of the different sects understood the same passages of scripture so differently as to destroy all confidence in settling the question by an appeal to the Bible" (from Pearl of Great Price 1:12). "What is it that inspires professors of Christianity generally with a hope of salvation? It is that smooth, sophisticated influence of the devil, by which he deceives the whole world" (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p.270).
 
 
Brigham Young stated this repeatedly: "When the light came to me I saw that all the so-called Christian world was grovelling in darkness" (Journal of Discourses  5:73); "The Christian world, so-called, are heathens as to the knowledge of the salvation of God" (Journal of Discourses  8:171); "With a regard to true theology, a more ignorant people never lived than the present so-called Christian world" (Journal of Discourses  8:199); "And who is there that acknowledges [God's] hand? ...You may wander east, west, north, and south, and you cannot find it in any church or government on the earth, except the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" (Journal of Discourses , vol. 6, p.24); "Should you ask why we differ from other Christians, as they are called, it is simply because they are not Christians as the New Testament defines Christianity" (Journal of Discourses  10:230).
Orson Pratt proclaimed: "Both Catholics and Protestants are nothing less than the 'whore of Babylon' whom the Lord denounces by the mouth of John the Revelator as having corrupted all the earth by their fornications and wickedness. Any person who shall be so corrupt as to receive a holy ordinance of the Gospel from the ministers of any of these apostate churches will be sent down to hell with them, unless they repent" (The Seer, p. 255).
 
 
Pratt also said: "This great apostasy commenced about the close of the first century of the Christian era, and it has been waxing worse and worse from then until now" (Journal of Discourses , vol.18, p.44) and: "But as there has been no Christian Church on the earth for a great many centuries past, until the present century, the people have lost sight of the pattern that God has given according to which the Christian Church should be established, and they have denominated a great variety of people Christian Churches, because they profess to be ...But there has been a long apostasy, during which the nations have been cursed with apostate churches in great abundance" (Journal of Discourses , 18:172).
 
President John Taylor stated: "Christianity...is a perfect pack of nonsense...the devil could not invent a better engine to spread his work than the Christianity of the nineteenth century." (Journal of Discourses , vol. 6, p.167); "Where shall we look for the true order or authority of God? It cannot be found in any nation of Christendom." (Journal of Discourses , 10:127).
James Talmage said: "A self-suggesting interpretation of history indicates that there has been a great departure from the way of salvation as laid down by the Savior, a universal apostasy from the Church of Christ". (A Study of the Articles of Faith, p.182).
 
 
President Joseph Fielding Smith said: "Doctrines were corrupted, authority lost, and a false order of religion took the place of the gospel of Jesus Christ, just as it had been the case in former dispensations, and the people were left in spiritual darkness." (Doctrines of Salvation, p.266). "For hundreds of years the world was wrapped in a veil of spiritual darkness, until there was not one fundamental truth belonging to the place of salvation ...Joseph Smith declared that in the year 1820 the Lord revealed to him that all the 'Christian' churches were in error, teaching for commandments the doctrines of men" (Doctrines of Salvation, vol. 3, p.282).
 
 
More recent statements by apostle Bruce McConkie are also very clear: "Apostasy was universal...And this darkness still prevails except among those who have come to a knowledge of the restored gospel" (Doctrines of Salvation, vol 3, p.265); "Thus the signs of the times include the prevailing apostate darkness in the sects of Christendom and in the religious world in general" (The Millennial Messiah, p.403); "a perverted Christianity holds sway among the so-called Christians of apostate Christendom" (Mormon Doctrine, p.132); "virtually all the millions of apostate Christendom have abased themselves before the mythical throne of a mythical Christ whom they vainly suppose to be a spirit essence who is incorporeal uncreated, immaterial and three-in-one with the Father and Holy Spirit" (Mormon Doctrine, p.269); "Gnosticism is one of the great pagan philosophies which antedated Christ and the Christian Era and which was later commingled with pure Christianity to form the apostate religion that has prevailed in the world since the early days of that era." (Mormon Doctrine, p.316).
President George Q. Cannon said: "After the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized, there were only two churches upon the earth. They were known respectively as the Church of the Lamb of God and Babylon. The various organizations which are called churches throughout Christendom, though differing in their creeds and organizations, have one common origin. They all belong to Babylon" (Gospel Truth, p.324).
 
 
President Wilford Woodruff stated: "the Gospel of modern Christendom shuts up the Lord, and stops all communication with Him. I want nothing to do with such a Gospel, I would rather prefer the Gospel of the dark ages, so called" (Journal of Discourses , vol. 2, p.196).

23 posted on 11/03/2011 9:36:13 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: circlecity

I’ve seen NO ‘conservative’ MORMONs that have REBUKED the above!


24 posted on 11/03/2011 9:37:00 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: delacoert
This is EXACTLY why the main stream media is foisting Romney on us, just like McCain. They know Romney as the Republican nominee will depress the evangelical right vote.

The media likes to propagate the myth of the powerful independent vote, when the real force is a unified, "walk on broken-glass" base turn out. They need to keep those numbers down if their hero has any chance to be re-elected.

25 posted on 11/03/2011 9:38:48 AM PDT by Shethink13
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To: Fred

That would work.


26 posted on 11/03/2011 10:54:55 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Elsie

Mormons Concerned About Nana’s Religion, Send Two Missionaries To Her Door


27 posted on 11/03/2011 11:15:33 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: delacoert
Rev. Jim Wallis, the spiritual adviser to President Barack Obama and decidedly progressive said, “What kind of underwear Mitt Romney wears is a lot less important to us than what his moral compass is and what his policy agenda is

As a candidate, Bill Clinton's choice of underwear was discussed at length, why not Romney's?

28 posted on 11/03/2011 12:02:31 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Of course Obama loves his country but Herman Cain loves mine.)
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To: Fred
What do they want him to do convert to Baptist?

I'd be happy to see him convert to any branch of Christianity, I still wouldn't vote for him but it would be a start for his personal salvation.

29 posted on 11/03/2011 12:05:32 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Of course Obama loves his country but Herman Cain loves mine.)
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To: Graybeard58

Boxers?
Briefs?
Sacred?


30 posted on 11/03/2011 12:56:41 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: delacoert
"Americans are going to find many of those [mormonic] beliefs absolutely bizarre and strange.”

... mainly because they are bizarre and strange.

31 posted on 11/03/2011 1:28:55 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (You know, 99.99999965% of the lawyers give all of them a bad name)
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To: delacoert

To the headline: No No and NO we are concerned about the fact he is a stink’n liberal nearly identical politically to BHO.


32 posted on 11/03/2011 2:42:51 PM PDT by svcw
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To: circlecity

mormonISM is not Christianity.
Building on your comment, can you name a nationally elected conservative mormon?


33 posted on 11/03/2011 2:45:07 PM PDT by svcw
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To: Schwaeky
But it should NOT matter what his faith is

Why does it matter to Romney what the faith of Perry's supporters are then? [Like a supporter of Perry's]

Why does it matter to Romney what the faith of potential cabinet members are [Like a potential Muslim cabinet member were Romney to be POTUS]

For info on this, see: Remember when Romney said he wouldn’t put a Muslim in the cabinet? He made his Mormonism relevant ... where you can see Romney has made these religious components an issue.

34 posted on 11/03/2011 3:01:59 PM PDT by Colofornian (When Lds cite 175 yo quotes, that's "spiritual" talk; when YOU cite 'em, LDS go 'calendar' on YOU)
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To: Colofornian
For info on this, see: Remember when Romney said he wouldn’t put a Muslim in the cabinet? He made his Mormonism relevant ... where you can see Romney has made these religious components an issue.

But...

What about reply #19???

35 posted on 11/04/2011 3:46:53 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: delacoert

“The staunchest opposition against Romney because of his faith came from Rev. Robert Jeffress, who is the spiritual leader for the largest church in Texas. Jeffress, a supporter of GOP contender Rick Perry, called Mormonism a “cult,” and Perry – along with many Christian conservatives – publicly rebuked him. “

It’s unfortunate that Jeffress is better known for his views on politics than he is for his response to Christ’s commands.


36 posted on 11/05/2011 10:14:27 AM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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