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With Mitt Romney the GOP presidential candidate, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is getting more attention these days. People in your congregation may have questions. Be prepared with these articles, books, and library resources.

  1. How Wide the Divide?

    Product How Wide the Divide?

    • By Craig Blomberg
    • Posted on March 1st, 1997

    Voted one of Christianity Today's 1998 Books of the Year Mormons and evangelicals don't often get along very well, at least not once they begin to discuss their religious…

  2. Talking with Mormons

    Product Talking with Mormons

    • By Richard J. Mouw
    • Posted on July 1st, 2012

    For over a decade Fuller Seminary president Richard Mouw has participated in Mormon-evangelical dialogue with a view to developing a better understanding between the two groups…

  3. Understanding Mormonism

    Articles Understanding Mormonism

    A June 2012 Gallup poll revealed that bias against a Mormon presidential candidate has not significantly changed since 1967. That same year, when Mitt Romney’s father…

  4. World Religions

    Product World Religions

    • By Gerald R. McDermott
    • Posted on March 1st, 2011

    An essential introduction to eight of the world's major religions. Gerald R. McDermott explains what you need to understand about major world religions in order to engage people…

  5. The Compact Guide to World Religions

    Product The Compact Guide to World Religions

    • By Sean O'Callaghan
    • Posted on October 1st, 2010

    A handy reference book that provides essential information on an impressive variety of different world religions. Readers will learn the history and development of select world…

  6. Christianity and World Religions Leader's Guide

    Product Christianity and World Religions Leader's Guide

    • By Adam Hamilton
    • Posted on August 1st, 2005

    Adam Hamilton, named by PBS’s Religion and Ethics Newsweekly as one of the top “Ten People to Watch,” has created an inviting new series of video-and-book studies on love…

  7. SMITH, JOSEPH (1805–44)

    library SMITH, JOSEPH (1805–44)

    SMITH, JOSEPH (1805–44) The founder of Mormonism, S. was born Dec. 23, 1805, in Sharon, Vermont, and spent his youth in the Bible-drenched environs of New England and…

  8. Mormonism After the Death of Joseph Smith

    library Mormonism After the Death of Joseph Smith

    Mormonism After the Death of Joseph Smith Jan Shipps Particular precursors anticipated the developments that, taken together, constitute Mormonism's three distinct layers of…

  9. Cult is a Four-Letter Word

    Blog Cult is a Four-Letter Word

    People don’t talk about politics or religion in polite company. At least that’s what an adult told me when I was in middle school. I had no idea what "polite company"…



    MORMON CARE AND COUNSELING. Pastoral organization, beliefs and practices of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as Mormons or Latter-day Saints). Through…

  11. Political Questions for Christians

    Blog Political Questions for Christians

    I’ve not been watching the battle for the United States Republican presidential nomination as closely as I did in previous election cycles, but I’ve seen enough to…

  12. Introduction

    library Introduction

    Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) Popularly known as Mormons, the Latter-day Saints are one of the most distinct religious groups in the Abrahamic tradition.* Their roots are clearly…

  13. Being Christian in an Election Year, Part 1

    Articles Being Christian in an Election Year, Part 1

    For political junkies, a presidential election year is a joy; it's Christmas, the World Series, and a snow day all rolled into one year-long celebration of democracy. For the rest …

  14. Faith in Politics

    Blog Faith in Politics

    With the presidential race well underway, candidates are already trading barbs about religion. Mitt Romney is getting hassled for being a Mormon as his opponents posture about…

  15. Is Mormonism Now Christian

    Product Is Mormonism Now Christian

    • By Steven A. Crane
    • Posted on January 1st, 2010

    Is Mormonism Now Christian

  16. Meeting the "Mormon Moment"

    Articles Meeting the "Mormon Moment"

    Although several primaries remain, Mitt Romney continues to be a front-runner for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination and the most viable Mormon presidential…

  17. Understanding Your Mormon Neighbor

    Product Understanding Your Mormon Neighbor

    • By Ross J. Anderson
    • Posted on September 1st, 2011

    In Understanding Your Mormon Neighbor, Ross Anderson seeks to help Christians relate to Latter-day Saints by giving insights into Mormon life and culture. Anderson's work is…

  18. Fielding the Mormon Question

    Articles Fielding the Mormon Question

    “Pastor, what do you think about Mormons?” It’s a question in the same category as queries about scientology or sexuality, one that derails small groups and…