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Mormon Doctrine Leads to Socialism?

Darren70 Wrote: May 09, 2012 7:07 PM
Rachel; It's very refreshing to read a post on Mormonism by someone who actually knows what she is talking about. Thank you for a great post.

Now that Mitt Romney is the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the left is increasing its attacks on his Mormon religion, hoping to distract voters into focusing on perceived negatives about Mormonism. The latest attack is shrewdly done. Instead of directly attacking Mormonism, which could look bad, the left is claiming that Mormonism is really socialist.

Last month, the far left website Salon ran an article entitled, “When Mormons Were Socialists.” It relied completely upon a deliberate misinterpretation of a few verses in the Book of Mormon. The author claimed that Mormon doctrine about events in the first century...